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OXYCODONE HCL-ASPIRIN

OXYCODONE HCL/ASPIRIN

Oxycontin (Oxycodone) is an opioid medicine (similar to morphine) that works in the brain to lower pain perception. 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 2015

10.4K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 1285 of 3395

$799K
Retail Cost

Rank: 1767 of 3395

2,542
Patients

Rank: 1351 of 3395

2,952
Prescribers

Rank: 1226 of 3395

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it's worth it

50%

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it worked well

19%

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it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

920

2011

11K

2012

15.4K

2013

13.4K

2014

10.4K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$78.3K

2011

$938K

2012

$1.31M

2013

$1.09M

2014

$799K

2015

Average Patient Cost

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

$27

2011

$63

2012

$85

2013

$88

2014

$91

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 375 1,459 $133K
Ohio 138 643 $51.5K
Florida 148 578 $45.8K
Michigan 103 508 $41.9K
Pennsylvania 110 491 $37.8K
New York 118 480 $42K
Arizona 117 389 $29.5K
Alabama 78 357 $25.4K
Texas 105 352 $28.7K
Colorado 98 334 $20K
Missouri 80 319 $25.1K
Oregon 67 302 $19.9K
Illinois 54 267 $23.2K
Washington 62 258 $16K
Georgia 63 256 $18.8K
Louisiana 66 250 $15.5K
New Jersey 59 181 $9,510
Indiana 33 173 $13.1K
Iowa 26 168 $13K
Oklahoma 51 167 $13.7K
Minnesota 43 164 $13.3K
Kansas 33 152 $12.1K
Virginia 38 148 $10.2K
Tennessee 30 146 $11.1K
Maryland 32 143 $11.9K
Wisconsin 27 140 $9,950
Kentucky 32 136 $10.9K
Massachusetts 28 116 $9,464
Nebraska 26 109 $7,455
Utah 34 107 $6,917
New Mexico 34 101 $8,213
Hawaii 17 94 $7,696
Nevada 39 93 $8,858
Arkansas 28 93 $4,901
South Carolina 26 83 $7,097
North Carolina 30 82 $4,643
Connecticut 19 79 $3,967
Mississippi 24 75 $3,926
Idaho 12 52 $3,269
Maine 49 $4,878
Montana 34 $2,001
Rhode Island 34 $2,799
Vermont 31 $1,391
Alaska 31 $2,276
Wyoming 24 30 $867
West Virginia 29 $2,284
New Hampshire 20 $1,628
District of Columbia 20 $621
South Dakota 13 $906
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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