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OXYMORPHONE HCL ER

OXYMORPHONE 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

149K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 588 of 3395

$49.2M
Retail Cost

Rank: 435 of 3395

25,890
Patients

Rank: 685 of 3395

13,715
Prescribers

Rank: 721 of 3395

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This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

1,581

2011

14.8K

2012

64.2K

2013

128K

2014

149K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$360K

2011

$4.54M

2012

$23.3M

2013

$44.1M

2014

$49.2M

2015

Average Patient Cost

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

$123

2011

$237

2012

$265

2013

$348

2014

$330

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Tennessee 4,033 24,389 $6.43M
Pennsylvania 2,346 13,586 $4.42M
North Carolina 2,297 13,244 $4.69M
Michigan 1,857 10,925 $4.64M
New York 1,418 8,341 $3.28M
Ohio 1,025 5,744 $1.79M
Florida 1,220 5,642 $2.19M
California 1,027 5,353 $2.58M
Maryland 836 4,492 $1.27M
Alabama 764 3,947 $1.25M
Virginia 710 3,762 $1.23M
Louisiana 626 3,480 $1.23M
Texas 747 3,158 $883K
New Jersey 559 3,151 $1.26M
Georgia 697 2,925 $871K
Kentucky 515 2,716 $685K
Indiana 490 2,568 $773K
Arizona 581 2,436 $650K
West Virginia 360 2,316 $840K
South Carolina 476 2,054 $597K
Mississippi 427 1,976 $537K
Oklahoma 337 1,731 $623K
Utah 315 1,680 $530K
Washington 355 1,675 $437K
Wisconsin 287 1,549 $490K
Colorado 275 1,449 $476K
Illinois 287 1,180 $316K
Delaware 171 1,167 $358K
Missouri 257 1,140 $349K
Connecticut 165 1,113 $429K
Kansas 194 1,076 $341K
Nevada 266 1,023 $308K
Oregon 201 974 $304K
Massachusetts 160 844 $384K
Arkansas 204 811 $252K
New Hampshire 146 794 $221K
Maine 142 692 $198K
Iowa 116 551 $158K
New Mexico 121 465 $161K
Idaho 102 456 $132K
Nebraska 84 408 $134K
Vermont 28 332 $113K
Minnesota 54 305 $74.5K
South Dakota 49 300 $91.8K
Montana 30 179 $57.7K
Rhode Island 36 162 $83.4K
Hawaii 24 133 $36.5K
Wyoming 32 103 $35.7K
District of Columbia 25 82 $25.3K
North Dakota 13 60 $15.1K
Alaska 12 58 $22.5K
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 »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for OXYMORPHONE HCL ER

Provider Medicare Claims City State
VINOD SHARMA MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,054

BLOOMFIELD HILLS

Michigan

DELENO WEBB MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled954

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

WASHINGTON BRYAN M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled863

LOS ANGELES

California

ODEANE CONNOR MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled601

GADSDEN

Alabama

ROY WARONSKY P.A.

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled557

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

DAWIT TEKLEHAIMANOT D.O.

Specialist

Claims Filled555

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

DANIEL HARRIS MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled539

BEAUMONT

Texas

KUSSAY NASSR MD

Neurology

Claims Filled509

DANVILLE

Pennsylvania

SPILIOS PAPPAS M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled486

DETROIT

Michigan

OFELIA BALAGTAS-BALMASEDA M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled473

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

AFZAL BEEMATH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled463

BLOOMFIELD HILLS

Michigan

DAVID HARDIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled451

LAFAYETTE

Indiana

HOLLI WOMACK NP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled438

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

BRITTANY HARTGROVE FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled435

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

KATHERINE BALLARD M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled415

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

DAVID JANKOWSKI D.O.

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled402

DEARBORN

Michigan

SAMSON ORUSA M.D

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled388

CLARKSVILLE

Tennessee

TONYA AMBLER NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled360

POWELL

Tennessee

COURTNEY NEWMAN RN APN WHCNP

Nurse Practitioner, Womens Health

Claims Filled340

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

ABDUL HAQ MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled338

YPSILANTI

Michigan

GARRETT DIXON M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled329

FRANKLIN

Pennsylvania

DAVID MORGAN DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled326

PEMBROKE

Virginia

TRACY STRATTON

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled323

MADISONVILLE

Tennessee

MUHAMMED NASHER-ALNEAM MD

Neurology

Claims Filled297

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

AMBER BARNARD P.A.

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled295

JEFFERSON CITY

Tennessee