Medication Name Strength Directions Qty Cost Notes
Methadone 10 mg 2 tabs every 6 hours 240 $56.50 None
Morphine 100 mg 1 or 2 tabs every 6h PRN pain 240 $228.80 Assumes SR formulation
Oxycodone 30 mg 1 or 2 tabs every 4-6h PRN pain 360 $48.60 None
Flurazepam 30 mg 1cap at bedtime 30 $15.00 None
Clonazepam 2 mg 1 tab TID PRN anxiety 90 $24.95 None
Duragesic (Fentanyl) 100 mcg 3 patches at a time, switching one every day 30 $2,818.89 Brand name costs & assumes 100mcg strength
Amitiza 24 mcg 1 cap BID 60 $ 254.00 None
Tizanidine 4 mg 1 tab TID, 3 tabs at night 180 $ 45.69 None
Trazodone 100 mg BID 60 $15.00 None
Actiq 1600 mcg 12-14/day 420 $49,985.80 Brand name costs
Provigil 200 mg BID 60 $382.40 None
          Costs
Total Cost per month       $ 53,875.63  
Table 2: Monthly medications (narcotics and benzodiazepines and workers compensation cost in september 2008.
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