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OXYCONTIN

OXYCODONE HCL

Oxycontin (oxycodone) is an opioid that works by blocks signals in your brain to alter your perception of pain. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug oxycodone

Important Information About This Drug

Prescription opioids (painkillers) can help alleviate certain kinds of pain in the short term but carry serious health risks.

As many as one quarter of those receiving these drugs over a long period of time in a primary care setting struggle with addiction.

Read more about the appropriate use of these drugs and speak to your doctor about their risks.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

At a Glance: This Drug in 2016

1.56M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 180 of 3393

$882M
Retail Cost

Rank: 32 of 3393

227,669
Patients

Rank: 275 of 3393

120,160
Prescribers

Rank: 217 of 3393

More info on related drug oxycodone »

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66%

of people say

it's worth it

50%

of people say

it worked well

19%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

1.81M

2012

1.92M

2013

1.91M

2014

1.79M

2015

1.56M

2016

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$901M

2012

$945M

2013

$955M

2014

$932M

2015

$882M

2016

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients paid each year.

$3,267

2012

$3,337

2013

$3,463

2014

$3,527

2015

$3,874

2016

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 18,381 112,894 $77.2M
Pennsylvania 16,286 103,649 $56.3M
Florida 16,450 100,398 $63.8M
North Carolina 12,669 76,833 $38.6M
New York 12,998 71,264 $41.3M
New Jersey 10,940 70,361 $41.2M
Ohio 8,847 58,241 $31.1M
Massachusetts 6,804 49,188 $24.3M
Missouri 6,728 47,687 $29M
Wisconsin 6,134 46,785 $24.7M
Tennessee 7,469 45,996 $25.2M
Arizona 6,991 41,828 $24M
Michigan 6,543 41,694 $29.1M
Texas 7,153 41,472 $28M
Maryland 6,166 40,063 $19.8M
Minnesota 5,587 39,834 $17M
Washington 5,648 37,673 $17.3M
Georgia 5,654 36,026 $20.6M
Colorado 5,222 33,967 $16.2M
Alabama 4,872 33,267 $19.5M
Connecticut 4,722 33,192 $19.3M
Indiana 5,201 32,762 $18.5M
Oklahoma 4,633 31,061 $18.2M
Virginia 5,300 30,851 $16.6M
Illinois 5,498 30,316 $17.4M
Oregon 3,670 25,351 $11.7M
South Carolina 4,078 24,503 $15.5M
Kentucky 3,262 21,787 $12.1M
Kansas 2,854 20,222 $10.8M
Louisiana 2,443 15,014 $9.1M
New Hampshire 1,958 14,163 $6.69M
Arkansas 2,213 13,255 $7.03M
Maine 1,724 13,125 $6.78M
Iowa 1,690 11,672 $5.83M
Mississippi 1,596 10,841 $6.27M
Utah 1,486 9,854 $5.96M
Nebraska 1,390 9,505 $4.61M
Delaware 1,290 9,045 $5.01M
New Mexico 1,362 8,997 $5.43M
Nevada 1,504 8,867 $5.61M
Rhode Island 1,211 8,603 $4.95M
West Virginia 1,200 7,645 $3.88M
Idaho 1,202 7,274 $3.87M
Montana 933 6,869 $3.05M
Vermont 679 5,799 $2.91M
South Dakota 643 4,810 $2.17M
North Dakota 569 3,443 $1.35M
Wyoming 515 3,215 $1.59M
Hawaii 583 3,134 $2.07M
District of Columbia 702 2,576 $1.28M
Alaska 396 2,474 $1.4M
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. The data for 2016 includes more than 1.5 billion prescriptions written by 1.1 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists over 460,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for OXYCONTIN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
RYAN MICHAUD MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled445

ROUND ROCK

Texas

JEFFREY WEBER PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled444

RALEIGH

North Carolina

MICHAEL GIBSON M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled443

HOOVER

Alabama

PHILIP CERAULO DO

Specialist

Claims Filled443

EDISON

New Jersey

RICKY LOCKETT DO

Specialist

Claims Filled442

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

KAIN KUMAR M.D., PHD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled440

PALMDALE

California

SUNIL DOGRA MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled438

DURHAM

North Carolina

KENNETH EADDY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled437

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

CHERYL GOYNE M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled436

ALABASTER

Alabama

DINA MELLO NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled436

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

BENJAMIN VENGER M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled430

FORT MOHAVE

Arizona

DEEPALI GUPTA M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled427

BROOKLYN

New York

CHRISTOPHER HILL M.D.

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled425

HOOVER

Alabama

JEROME YOKIEL M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled422

CLEVELAND

Ohio

PRIYA SWAMY M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled421

DREXEL HILL

Pennsylvania

DONALD ERB D.O.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled421

SARASOTA

Florida

KEITH WILLIAMS MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled416

PORT CHARLOTTE

Florida

JOSHUA GREENSPAN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled414

PORTSMOUTH

New Hampshire

ERIC LOUDERMILK M.D.

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled412

ANDERSON

South Carolina

BARBARA JOHNSON FARMER APNP, FNP, PHD

Registered Nurse

Claims Filled412

WEST ALLIS

Wisconsin

JOHN BEELITZ M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled411

PORT ST LUCIE

Florida

OFELIA BALAGTAS-BALMASEDA M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled410

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

DONNA SONNER FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled410

WATERVILLE

Maine

THOMAS LACKEY

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled402

RAINBOW CITY

Alabama

CAROL BURNETTE M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled402

ANDERSON

South Carolina