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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
PAUL SUTERA M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled243

BULLHEAD CITY

Arizona

STEPHEN DRESKIN MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled242

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

RAND METOYER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled242

SLIDELL

Louisiana

FRANCISCO REYTOR MD

General Practice

Claims Filled242

MIAMI

Florida

ROBERT OBRIEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled239

DOTHAN

Alabama

GEORGE HARRIS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled238

SPRINGVILLE

Alabama

LARRY BROWN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled238

NEWTON

Texas

GEORGE BURNETTE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled236

JACKSON

Kentucky

MARTIN GROTHEER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled235

MIAMI

Oklahoma

DAVID FAIRLEIGH M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled234

PENSACOLA

Florida

JEFF BUCHALTER M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled234

PENSACOLA

Florida

REGINA THURMAN MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled233

FAYETTEVILLE

Arkansas

JIMMY HANKINS D.O.

Occupational Medicine

Claims Filled231

FOLEY

Alabama

TIMOTHY TOWARD DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled230

RIVIERA BEACH

Florida

TERESA RABY FNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled230

OXFORD

Mississippi

HUBERT LANDERS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled230

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

DMITRIY GRINSHPUN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled228

BROOKLYN

New York

HIKMAT EL-KADI MD

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled227

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

LYLANYA COX M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled227

SPOKANE

Washington

SABIR QURAISHI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled226

PEEBLES

Ohio

JAMES DARDEN MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled226

TUSCALOOSA

Alabama

MUSTAFA HAMMAD MD

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine OMM

Claims Filled225

PANAMA CITY

Florida

ANDREW HUANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled225

TALLADEGA

Alabama

ELENA SPEKTOR M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled224

LOS ANGELES

California

ROBERT BERNAUER M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled223

LAKE CHARLES

Louisiana