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ACETAMINOPHEN-CODEINE

ACETAMINOPHEN WITH CODEINE

Important Information About This Drug

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Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

At a Glance: This Drug in 2016

3.69M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 94 of 3393

$48.8M
Retail Cost

Rank: 473 of 3393

1,707,973
Patients

Rank: 50 of 3393

387,735
Prescribers

Rank: 31 of 3393

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

2.69M

2012

2.7M

2013

2.84M

2014

3.67M

2015

3.69M

2016

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$34.9M

2012

$32.8M

2013

$31.4M

2014

$43.7M

2015

$48.8M

2016

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients paid each year.

$30

2012

$27

2013

$23

2014

$25

2015

$29

2016

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Texas 348,587 762,728 $10M
California 219,867 476,244 $7.69M
Michigan 95,902 230,914 $3.38M
Florida 104,599 187,803 $2.18M
Illinois 78,422 169,306 $1.99M
New York 89,069 161,492 $2.23M
Pennsylvania 79,033 157,293 $1.86M
Ohio 47,091 101,338 $1.4M
New Jersey 54,929 93,969 $936K
Georgia 50,451 92,370 $1.01M
Massachusetts 33,438 66,848 $695K
Missouri 26,930 59,948 $860K
Wisconsin 25,470 59,508 $769K
Arkansas 22,024 56,333 $779K
Washington 21,550 53,961 $848K
Alabama 20,738 51,219 $708K
Kentucky 18,708 50,964 $664K
Arizona 26,923 50,403 $720K
North Carolina 26,754 50,386 $577K
Oklahoma 20,822 50,295 $765K
Virginia 25,813 50,003 $580K
Maryland 28,190 49,904 $560K
Tennessee 23,384 49,733 $582K
Indiana 23,100 48,632 $651K
Minnesota 19,922 46,118 $578K
Louisiana 21,671 42,321 $445K
Oregon 13,218 34,178 $558K
South Carolina 16,617 33,912 $463K
Connecticut 17,453 31,587 $299K
Mississippi 13,973 29,769 $311K
West Virginia 11,218 28,423 $367K
Colorado 11,051 23,821 $371K
Iowa 9,752 21,638 $282K
Kansas 9,281 21,013 $274K
Nevada 9,353 17,548 $252K
New Mexico 7,261 16,056 $226K
District of Columbia 6,803 14,098 $178K
Maine 5,646 12,758 $168K
Delaware 6,596 11,699 $127K
Nebraska 5,127 11,617 $139K
Utah 4,451 10,710 $181K
Hawaii 6,346 10,573 $137K
Idaho 4,543 10,486 $166K
Rhode Island 5,132 10,472 $111K
New Hampshire 4,131 8,662 $101K
Montana 2,837 8,049 $123K
South Dakota 2,802 6,427 $79.4K
North Dakota 2,883 6,344 $79.9K
Vermont 1,641 3,940 $46.9K
Alaska 1,407 3,170 $43.5K
Wyoming 1,313 2,869 $37.9K
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 ACETAMINOPHEN-CODEINE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
RAUL CHAO M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,209

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

SUMNER CULLOM M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled2,205

LEPANTO

Arkansas

WILSON VELAZQUEZ MD, PA

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,687

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,652

FORT WORTH

Texas

JORGE ZAMORA-QUEZADA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,184

EDINBURG

Texas

HENRY GRAINGER DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,142

HOUSTON

Texas

VIJAYASREE ARVIND MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,114

DALLAS

Texas

ROBERTO DIAZ M.D.

Sleep Medicine

Claims Filled1,097

ALICE

Texas

LEO EDWARDS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,052

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

JOHNNY GATES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,035

DALLAS

Texas

RICK BASSETT M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled1,019

HARLINGEN

Texas

SANJAY LAKHANI MD

General Practice

Claims Filled1,017

HIGHLAND PARK

Michigan

HENRY PIMENTEL M.D.

Surgery

Claims Filled970

CHICAGO

Illinois

JEFFREY PICKENS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled969

AMARILLO

Texas

NAJMUDDIN KARIMJEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled957

HOUSTON

Texas

ROSS CAMPBELL MD

MOHSMicrographic Surgery

Claims Filled950

WATKINSVILLE

Georgia

ENRIQUE MURCIANO M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled936

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

JOHN MARSHALL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled935

AMERICUS

Georgia

DAVID NGUYEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled932

SEATTLE

Washington

SAI GUNDLAPALLI M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled932

ODESSA

Texas

RON RANKIN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled905

AMARILLO

Texas

JOHN MANCHIN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled857

FARMINGTON

West Virginia

SUSAN BRANDEL NP

Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care

Claims Filled835

EASTPOINTE

Michigan

ELVIS TANSON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled827

STOCKTON

California

NICHOLAS TRUONG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled826

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania