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Prescriber Checkup » METHOCARBAMOL

METHOCARBAMOL

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

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

792K
Medicare Part D Claims
$15M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Texas 104,343 $1.28M
California 98,928 $1.38M
Florida 95,648 $1.1M
Alabama 75,122 $795K
Tennessee 68,578 $809K
Washington 60,899 $772K
Ohio 47,604 $668K
Georgia 44,312 $532K
New York 39,389 $470K
Kentucky 38,709 $499K
North Carolina 38,459 $492K
Michigan 36,032 $456K
Louisiana 31,361 $334K
Pennsylvania 30,715 $393K
Missouri 30,054 $394K
Arizona 27,364 $368K
Mississippi 25,565 $289K
Illinois 24,467 $307K
Arkansas 24,411 $291K
Virginia 21,153 $273K
Indiana 20,750 $312K
Oregon 20,600 $293K
Oklahoma 18,360 $245K
Colorado 13,127 $197K
West Virginia 13,106 $154K
Minnesota 12,620 $165K
Connecticut 11,754 $120K
South Carolina 11,694 $147K
Massachusetts 10,228 $118K
New Mexico 9,168 $122K
Idaho 9,004 $124K
Utah 8,489 $102K
Kansas 8,403 $114K
Wisconsin 8,385 $120K
Iowa 8,149 $95K
Nevada 7,485 $96.5K
New Jersey 6,647 $72.1K
Montana 6,146 $80.6K
Maryland 5,930 $77K
Maine 4,427 $65.5K
Puerto Rico 3,711 $29.2K
Rhode Island 2,849 $29.1K
Nebraska 2,791 $31.9K
Vermont 2,758 $30.2K
Hawaii 2,392 $37K
New Hampshire 2,344 $28.9K
South Dakota 1,551 $18.9K
Alaska 1,109 $15.7K
District of Columbia 813 $8,202
Wyoming 807 $11.7K
Delaware 744 $10.1K
North Dakota 682 $8,372
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for METHOCARBAMOL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ODELL STILL DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled379

VIDALIA

Georgia

RAVI BHALLA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled367

PEORIA

Arizona

WESLEY SPRUILL MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled359

TUSCALOOSA

Alabama

CRAIG CHARLESTON MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled355

BEAUMONT

Texas

MEDA COLVIN MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled353

MARRERO

Louisiana

LIANA VOLPE M.D

General Practice

Claims Filled350

SUN VALLEY

California

ROGER THOMAS MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled349

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

RAYMOND BROWN M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled347

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

SHAUKAT CHOWDHARI MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled342

TAMPA

Florida

ROBERT DAJAC M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled339

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

CHARLES KISTLER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled337

COLUMBUS

Ohio

VIPUL KABARIA MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled335

TAMPA

Florida

DUANE KING MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled330

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

CHARLES BILLINGS M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled321

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

AHMAD SHIKHTHOLTH MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled316

DECATUR

Alabama

ABUBAKAR DURRANI M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

Claims Filled315

CINCINNATI

Ohio

MORRIS BROWN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled314

DAYTON

Ohio

WARREN NEELY M.D.

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled312

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

WILLIAM SAMUELSON MD

Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

Claims Filled309

SIOUX CITY

Iowa

JACQUES ROY M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled309

DESOTO

Texas

ODEANE CONNOR MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled307

GADSDEN

Alabama

MICHAEL COX M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled307

LIVINGSTON

Tennessee

KIMBERLY CROMP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled306

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

MAHENDRA GUNAPOOTI MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled305

FLORISSANT

Missouri

SANJOY SUNDARESAN M.D.

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled304

WICHITA FALLS

Texas