ProPublica

Journalism in the Public Interest

Prescriber Checkup

Prescriber Checkup » METHOCARBAMOL

METHOCARBAMOL

Treats muscle pain and spasms. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

1.06M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 226 of 3362

$16.6M
Retail Cost

Rank: 687 of 3362

376,405
Patients

Rank: 196 of 3362

137,040
Prescribers

Rank: 188 of 3362

More info on related drug methocarbamol »

Information courtesy of

63%

of people say

it's worth it

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Texas 34,154 91,111 $1.39M
Florida 32,917 87,147 $1.37M
California 25,568 71,952 $1.27M
Alabama 22,872 63,254 $851K
Washington 15,548 48,337 $827K
Ohio 16,018 45,334 $750K
Tennessee 16,490 44,503 $675K
Michigan 15,150 41,871 $630K
North Carolina 15,411 40,515 $639K
Georgia 15,002 38,251 $607K
Pennsylvania 12,737 33,947 $501K
Kentucky 10,573 32,707 $486K
Louisiana 11,172 31,349 $399K
New York 13,277 30,215 $448K
Missouri 8,453 27,469 $423K
Arizona 8,308 22,937 $403K
Mississippi 7,777 21,259 $298K
Illinois 7,610 21,178 $345K
Virginia 7,822 19,755 $303K
Indiana 6,364 18,985 $342K
Oregon 4,793 16,621 $283K
Arkansas 5,828 16,566 $245K
Oklahoma 5,276 15,812 $244K
Connecticut 6,204 14,588 $196K
Massachusetts 5,636 14,469 $191K
Minnesota 4,589 14,434 $234K
Colorado 4,474 12,179 $233K
West Virginia 4,589 12,151 $172K
South Carolina 4,772 11,052 $170K
Wisconsin 3,305 10,077 $168K
Kansas 2,891 9,624 $165K
Nevada 3,155 9,088 $151K
Maryland 4,014 9,035 $141K
Idaho 2,240 7,216 $109K
Iowa 2,244 7,179 $106K
New Jersey 2,980 6,850 $102K
Utah 2,023 6,296 $108K
Montana 1,849 6,089 $101K
New Mexico 2,352 5,908 $89.4K
Maine 1,741 5,222 $94.1K
Vermont 1,027 3,021 $48.2K
Nebraska 859 2,901 $47.2K
Rhode Island 1,079 2,600 $34K
New Hampshire 897 2,598 $41.6K
Hawaii 635 1,583 $30.7K
South Dakota 445 1,345 $20.1K
Delaware 489 1,342 $22.1K
Alaska 400 1,044 $19.9K
North Dakota 319 1,036 $15.5K
Wyoming 278 1,030 $20K
District of Columbia 503 946 $13.4K
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 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

Incorrect Info?

If you are a provider and you believe your address is incorrect, check the listing you created on the National Provider Identifier registry. If you change your listing, send a note to checkup@propublica.org and we will update your information. If you have other questions about this data, send a note to checkup@propublica.org.

Top prescribers for METHOCARBAMOL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ANDREAS REVELIS M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled224

TULSA

Oklahoma

GAY GUNDERSEN WATSON RN FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled222

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

MARK PREVOST

Specialist

Claims Filled222

JASPER

Alabama

FREDERICK GRAHAM MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled219

NORTHPORT

Alabama

FRED DEFRANCESCH MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled219

LA PLACE

Louisiana

DONNA DAVIS D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled215

BELPRE

Ohio

EMAD BISHAI MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled215

SHENANDOAH

Texas

ERIC BACKOS M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled214

WARREN

Michigan

KENNETH WILLIS M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled213

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

CHARLES KISTLER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled212

COLUMBUS

Ohio

VUONG NGUYEN MD

Orthopaedic Trauma

Claims Filled212

MAITLAND

Florida

ELIZABETH RUSSO-STRINGER MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled212

DENHAM SPRINGS

Louisiana

VICTOR TAYLOR M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled211

AMARILLO

Texas

TERESA DAILEY NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled211

ADAMSVILLE

Tennessee

PATRICK GOODMAN MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled210

TIFTON

Georgia

KENNETH BARNGROVER D O

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled209

COLUMBUS

Georgia

MARK ELLIS MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled209

ATHENS

Georgia

THOMAS NASSER DO

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled208

LANCASTER

California

HOWARD DIAMOND MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled207

RICHARDSON

Texas

GHYASUDDIN SYED M.D

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled206

BAYTOWN

Texas

VIVEK BARCLAY MD

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled204

LAUREL

Mississippi

SUSAN ADAMS-HAYES FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled204

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

STEVEN LOBEL MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled203

CANTON

Georgia

MARK MURPHY M.D

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled203

DECATUR

Alabama

CHRISTOPHER CRISCUOLO MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled202

OMAHA

Nebraska