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OXYCODONE HCL ER

OXYCODONE HCL

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

82.6K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 714 of 3395

$43.3M
Retail Cost

Rank: 476 of 3395

25,330
Patients

Rank: 690 of 3395

21,326
Prescribers

Rank: 608 of 3395

More info on related drug Oxycodone »

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it worked well

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it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

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2011

N/A

2012

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2013

2,431

2014

82.6K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

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2011

N/A

2012

N/A

2013

$1.05M

2014

$43.3M

2015

Average Patient Cost

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

N/A

2011

N/A

2012

N/A

2013

$62

2014

$227

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Pennsylvania 1,913 6,571 $3.83M
California 2,046 6,500 $4.17M
Florida 2,115 6,349 $3.93M
New York 1,885 6,101 $3.52M
New Jersey 1,415 4,717 $2.98M
North Carolina 1,027 2,963 $1.35M
Texas 902 2,777 $1.67M
Michigan 793 2,594 $1.54M
Ohio 726 2,460 $1.19M
Minnesota 805 2,416 $688K
Oregon 636 2,230 $962K
Massachusetts 633 2,199 $1.04M
Georgia 701 2,099 $967K
Alabama 630 1,874 $908K
South Carolina 548 1,859 $1.01M
Colorado 582 1,849 $826K
Tennessee 599 1,808 $951K
Missouri 588 1,798 $878K
Maryland 654 1,779 $797K
Wisconsin 524 1,707 $723K
Washington 453 1,523 $557K
Louisiana 357 1,402 $799K
Indiana 339 1,332 $559K
Kansas 355 1,299 $666K
Arizona 457 1,276 $552K
Connecticut 405 1,222 $627K
Oklahoma 404 1,156 $648K
Kentucky 318 1,099 $504K
Illinois 394 1,045 $467K
Virginia 425 1,029 $447K
Arkansas 259 848 $431K
Maine 135 606 $142K
Iowa 156 601 $281K
Utah 153 508 $231K
Delaware 119 505 $281K
Idaho 159 486 $264K
New Hampshire 126 420 $182K
New Mexico 139 414 $254K
Vermont 97 381 $156K
Nebraska 131 360 $120K
Nevada 107 318 $155K
Mississippi 101 305 $166K
Montana 101 263 $71.6K
North Dakota 100 248 $71.3K
South Dakota 76 240 $151K
Alaska 66 233 $137K
Rhode Island 76 221 $134K
West Virginia 97 193 $82.5K
Wyoming 56 161 $80.8K
Hawaii 68 153 $72.8K
District of Columbia 46 74 $19K
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 OXYCODONE HCL ER

Provider Medicare Claims City State
KAIN KUMAR M.D., PHD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled165

PALMDALE

California

MARTIN HALE M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled150

PLANTATION

Florida

CHARLES SCHLOSSER MD,M.P.H

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled129

MARRERO

Louisiana

GABRIEL SOMORI M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled115

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

ALPESH PATEL MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled104

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

MARK MURPHY M.D

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled98

DECATUR

Alabama

JAYAM KRISHNA IYER M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled84

CLEARWATER

Florida

SANDRA DURHAM M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled76

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

RONALD SEGURA MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled76

COVINGTON

Louisiana

LISA BANCHIK M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled74

BOCA RATON

Florida

BRYAN ELZHOLZ MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled72

BRONX

New York

ANJAN GHOSH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled72

PORT CHARLOTTE

Florida

ARTHUR HERNANDEZ M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled71

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

LARRY MABINE MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled66

WOODSTOCK

Georgia

NATHAN SINGER M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled65

SANTA MARIA

California

EMILIO SUAREZ D.O.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled65

MIAMI

Florida

NANCY ERICKSON DO

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled64

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

SU ZHAN M.D., PHD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled62

WEST SENECA

New York

EVAN FRANK MD PHD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled60

WYNNEWOOD

Pennsylvania

ASMA SIDDIQUI MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled59

MATAWAN

New Jersey

JEANNE GERMEIL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

NORTH MIAMI BEACH

Florida

CESAR EURIBE MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled56

LADY LAKE

Florida

REGINA PHILLIPS MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled55

RAINBOW CITY

Alabama

SANDHYA THOMAS-MONTILUS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

LUMBERTON

North Carolina

NEAL TAUB M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled52

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina