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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
KAIN KUMAR M.D., PHD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled267

PALMDALE

California

MALIK SPADY M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled263

HAMMOND

Louisiana

DENNIS FORD MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled263

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

HARSHAD PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled262

RAINBOW CITY

Alabama

DAVID WILSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled262

ONEONTA

Alabama

SU MIN KO M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled261

FAIRFAX

Virginia

FAROUK RAQUIB MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled260

WINFIELD

Alabama

HASSAN CHAHADEH M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled259

HOUSTON

Texas

PATRICIA SALVATO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled259

HOUSTON

Texas

RONALD COLLINS MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled258

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

AMER MALIK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled257

LYNN HAVEN

Florida

RICHARD BENDINGER D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled257

ABBEVILLE

Alabama

MUHAMMAD MUNIR M.D.

Claims Filled256

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

BOYDE HARRISON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled256

HALEYVILLE

Alabama

TOWNSEND SMITH M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled254

DAYTON

Ohio

PETER TSAI MD

General Practice

Claims Filled252

COAL GROVE

Ohio

RHETT MURRAY MD

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled250

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

ARNOLD FELDMAN M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled250

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

CELIA LLOYD-TURNEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled250

TONEY

Alabama

ANTHONY PHAM D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled249

WALLER

Texas

DANIEL SERRATO M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled249

COLUMBUS

Georgia

VINCENT PHILLIPS MD

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled246

OLYMPIA

Washington

ONASSIS CANERIS MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled244

CINCINNATI

Ohio

NAVTEJ TUNG M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled244

GOODYEAR

Arizona

ROSS NELSON MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled243

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana