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PENTAZOCINE-NALOXONE HCL

PENTAZOCINE HCL/NALOXONE HCL

Important Information About This Drug

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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 2015

16.6K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 1134 of 3395

$3.02M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1329 of 3395

4,297
Patients

Rank: 1183 of 3395

3,597
Prescribers

Rank: 1156 of 3395

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

42K

2011

26.6K

2012

21.6K

2013

19.5K

2014

16.6K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$3.73M

2011

$2.6M

2012

$2.21M

2013

$2.42M

2014

$3.02M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$104

2011

$113

2012

$113

2013

$110

2014

$157

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Texas 1,424 3,868 $619K
Ohio 186 896 $182K
Florida 180 825 $150K
Oklahoma 256 803 $120K
Kentucky 166 776 $144K
Georgia 249 720 $103K
Alabama 175 699 $125K
California 137 674 $164K
North Carolina 143 664 $140K
Arkansas 165 615 $82.8K
Tennessee 115 567 $93.5K
Pennsylvania 98 490 $102K
Louisiana 134 458 $66.1K
Indiana 122 431 $59.9K
Michigan 82 424 $85.7K
West Virginia 93 376 $74K
Missouri 60 330 $69.3K
New York 62 311 $59.8K
New Jersey 29 219 $57.2K
Virginia 42 193 $37.8K
South Carolina 50 184 $34.9K
Oregon 18 172 $29.4K
Massachusetts 34 159 $29.2K
Kansas 30 122 $28.2K
Rhode Island 17 121 $22.5K
Colorado 21 119 $42.1K
Illinois 28 118 $26.6K
Utah 15 115 $43K
Arizona 18 113 $23.2K
Washington 27 109 $31.6K
Connecticut 16 102 $15.2K
New Hampshire 13 88 $17.3K
Minnesota 16 86 $15K
Montana 11 82 $11.2K
Maryland 68 $20.3K
Iowa 11 61 $9,978
Wisconsin 11 54 $14.3K
Mississippi 22 54 $8,446
Idaho 43 $10.2K
Maine 40 $5,021
Vermont 40 $7,521
New Mexico 13 38 $5,572
Nevada 38 $5,397
Wyoming 27 $8,009
Nebraska 18 $2,759
Delaware 13 $7,277
Hawaii 11 $4,948
North Dakota 11 $2,659
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 2015 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.4 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 447,000 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 »

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Top prescribers for PENTAZOCINE-NALOXONE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
RICKY COLLIS MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled64

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

THOMAS O'LAUGHLIN MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled50

FRESNO

California