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Treats muscle pain and spasms. Belongs to a class of drugs called muscle relaxants. More info »

Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

Medicare Part D Claims
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Texas 97,299 $1.39M
California 86,505 $1.27M
Florida 84,931 $1.19M
Alabama 72,105 $887K
Tennessee 60,140 $826K
Washington 59,656 $844K
Ohio 49,108 $760K
Georgia 41,695 $548K
North Carolina 38,223 $553K
Michigan 37,984 $504K
Kentucky 36,729 $489K
New York 35,832 $491K
Pennsylvania 32,607 $429K
Missouri 30,164 $431K
Arizona 28,857 $475K
Louisiana 26,830 $321K
Illinois 24,609 $354K
Mississippi 23,835 $291K
Indiana 21,466 $370K
Virginia 20,654 $313K
Oregon 20,098 $290K
Arkansas 19,113 $243K
Oklahoma 17,297 $250K
Minnesota 13,742 $190K
West Virginia 12,747 $161K
Connecticut 12,586 $166K
Colorado 12,374 $207K
Massachusetts 10,891 $133K
South Carolina 10,624 $145K
Wisconsin 8,861 $137K
Kansas 8,490 $125K
Idaho 8,272 $117K
Iowa 8,227 $104K
Utah 8,212 $111K
New Mexico 8,109 $113K
Nevada 7,834 $109K
Montana 6,342 $88.4K
Maryland 6,296 $86.4K
New Jersey 6,158 $83.2K
Maine 4,627 $86.8K
Nebraska 2,772 $35.8K
Rhode Island 2,721 $34.9K
Vermont 2,627 $34.5K
New Hampshire 2,398 $37.5K
Hawaii 1,867 $32.6K
South Dakota 1,439 $18.4K
Alaska 1,099 $17.5K
Delaware 907 $12.6K
Wyoming 860 $13.4K
District of Columbia 765 $7,887
North Dakota 761 $8,616
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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