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HYDROMORPHONE ER

HYDROMORPHONE HCL

Dilaudid (hydromorphone) is an opioid, which acts on the brain to lower your perception of pain. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Dilaudid

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

40.3K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 904 of 3393

$30M
Retail Cost

Rank: 603 of 3393

6,380
Patients

Rank: 1062 of 3393

5,058
Prescribers

Rank: 1038 of 3393

More info on related drug Dilaudid »

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78%

of people say

it's worth it

65%

of people say

it worked well

10%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

N/A

2012

N/A

2013

13.7K

2014

39.5K

2015

40.3K

2016

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

N/A

2012

N/A

2013

$12M

2014

$31.1M

2015

$29.9M

2016

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients paid each year.

N/A

2012

N/A

2013

$2,909

2014

$4,067

2015

$4,693

2016

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 712 4,305 $3.03M
Texas 506 3,024 $2.12M
North Carolina 465 2,777 $2.15M
New York 364 2,186 $1.76M
California 344 1,813 $1.38M
Pennsylvania 303 1,675 $1.36M
Georgia 232 1,533 $1.02M
South Carolina 218 1,487 $1.17M
Ohio 270 1,388 $897K
Virginia 269 1,377 $974K
Indiana 217 1,360 $1.36M
New Jersey 206 1,307 $979K
Tennessee 204 1,120 $810K
Maryland 180 1,063 $766K
Missouri 148 1,041 $1.02M
Colorado 176 1,037 $780K
Washington 201 1,000 $622K
Connecticut 143 914 $774K
Michigan 145 885 $655K
Alabama 144 723 $492K
Oklahoma 106 660 $459K
Arizona 120 617 $449K
Illinois 90 591 $483K
Wisconsin 80 510 $369K
Massachusetts 63 441 $284K
Delaware 74 434 $271K
New Hampshire 57 419 $430K
Oregon 66 408 $248K
Louisiana 65 399 $245K
Maine 64 396 $269K
Nevada 60 357 $220K
Idaho 49 322 $294K
Kansas 53 307 $281K
Kentucky 46 256 $223K
Iowa 42 255 $134K
Nebraska 39 232 $118K
Arkansas 31 228 $215K
Utah 47 210 $131K
Mississippi 40 200 $135K
New Mexico 29 183 $120K
Alaska 22 164 $122K
Vermont 148 $24.7K
Minnesota 20 147 $90.1K
West Virginia 21 100 $69.6K
Montana 13 67 $25K
South Dakota 62 $38.2K
Wyoming 50 $31.3K
Rhode Island 11 47 $35K
District of Columbia 38 $20.5K
North Dakota 34 $25.5K
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 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 HYDROMORPHONE ER

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MARK WORKMAN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled250

WICHITA FALLS

Texas

MICHELLE KEARNEY PA C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled137

BURLINGTON

Vermont

ERIC ROBINSON M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled127

AUBURN

Alabama

EZRA RIBER M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled118

COLUMBIA

South Carolina

BRIAN AUGUST MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled115

EL PASO

Texas

ANTHONY MIMMS MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled109

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

KIMBERLY KUREY NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled103

VESTAL

New York

MICHAEL FREY MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled102

FORT MYERS

Florida

NILESH JOBALIA M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled98

HAMILTON

Ohio

ARTHUR BRADFORD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled94

LUMBERTON

North Carolina

HARY AILINANI MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled94

AUBURN

Indiana

JAY FREID MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled90

MILFORD

Delaware

CP DUNBAR MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled90

LEESVILLE

South Carolina

THOMAS EDWARDS D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled89

SAN ANTONIO

Florida

MARTIN HALE M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled86

PLANTATION

Florida

CATHY LUO M.D

Specialist

Claims Filled85

FAYETTEVILLE

Arkansas

JOHN WOESTE MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled82

JACKSONVILLE BEACH

Florida

KEDAR DESHPANDE M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled81

MARYSVILLE

Ohio

HEATHER STELLING MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled80

JOPLIN

Missouri

RICKY LOCKETT DO

Specialist

Claims Filled77

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

PAUL GRANT MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled76

FORT WORTH

Texas

SUSAN CRAMER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled76

BLUFFTON

South Carolina

DIANE HORNEMAN CRNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled76

MEADVILLE

Pennsylvania

ASHLEY ADAMO PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled74

FAYETTEVILLE

North Carolina

SUDHIRKUMAR SHAH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled74

HILLSBORO

Missouri