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CARISOPRODOL

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

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

1.55M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 176 of 3362

$35.4M
Retail Cost

Rank: 491 of 3362

287,184
Patients

Rank: 238 of 3362

112,054
Prescribers

Rank: 230 of 3362

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59%

of people say

it's worth it

36%

of people say

it worked well

10%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 44,628 239,264 $5.46M
Florida 24,190 125,773 $2.79M
Texas 25,505 124,471 $2.77M
Georgia 15,827 78,808 $1.66M
Michigan 11,582 68,667 $1.33M
North Carolina 10,720 59,546 $1.49M
Tennessee 11,351 57,115 $1.14M
Pennsylvania 10,930 55,680 $1.3M
Alabama 9,334 51,161 $922K
Louisiana 8,425 47,665 $985K
Arizona 9,624 44,567 $1.03M
Missouri 7,458 43,162 $1.17M
Arkansas 7,680 40,388 $819K
New York 7,920 40,261 $965K
Oklahoma 6,710 38,494 $946K
Ohio 6,109 34,908 $873K
Nevada 5,852 31,411 $658K
South Carolina 6,294 30,737 $742K
Mississippi 5,403 28,877 $538K
Illinois 5,039 24,518 $652K
Indiana 3,759 19,783 $491K
New Jersey 4,616 19,431 $615K
Washington 3,504 18,494 $481K
Massachusetts 3,226 18,469 $470K
Colorado 3,559 17,929 $454K
Maryland 3,568 17,896 $426K
Virginia 3,479 17,036 $445K
Kentucky 2,881 16,049 $325K
Kansas 2,384 13,680 $313K
Connecticut 2,790 13,394 $394K
Oregon 2,470 12,155 $258K
Utah 2,275 11,066 $236K
Wisconsin 1,983 10,926 $336K
West Virginia 1,552 8,926 $202K
Idaho 1,773 8,462 $201K
Minnesota 1,301 7,634 $198K
New Mexico 1,490 7,142 $184K
Delaware 1,056 5,102 $122K
Iowa 931 4,804 $119K
Nebraska 761 4,428 $113K
New Hampshire 815 4,307 $108K
Hawaii 787 4,194 $80.4K
Maine 727 3,880 $110K
Rhode Island 726 3,814 $109K
Montana 572 3,417 $74.7K
Alaska 381 2,166 $56.4K
South Dakota 344 2,084 $52.3K
Wyoming 300 1,524 $35.9K
North Dakota 275 1,308 $31K
Vermont 204 1,070 $32.4K
District of Columbia 135 400 $17.1K
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 »

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Top prescribers for CARISOPRODOL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
KAIN KUMAR M.D., PHD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,150

PALMDALE

California

EDWIN KELSEY M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,144

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

MARK MURPHY M.D

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,077

DECATUR

Alabama

ABDELBASET YOUSSEF MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,689

WAYNE

Michigan

CAROLYN SMITH MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled1,576

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

TROY BEAUCOUDRAY M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled1,409

METAIRIE

Louisiana

ODEANE CONNOR MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,402

GADSDEN

Alabama

DANNY SAILSBURY DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,378

GADSDEN

Alabama

ZONGLI CHANG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,205

LIVONIA

Michigan

FARES YASIN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,163

DEARBORN

Michigan

KENNETH BARNGROVER D O

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,085

COLUMBUS

Georgia

KAMAL KABAKIBOU M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,057

ATLANTA

Georgia

JOHN COUCH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,040

MOBILE

Alabama

MEDHAT REHEEM MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,018

BROOKSVILLE

Florida

RODDIE GANTT MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,004

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

RAMAKRISHNA SETTIPALLI M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,001

GULFPORT

Mississippi

BRIAN JAMES M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled992

PUNTA GORDA

Florida

BENJAMIN VENGER M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled986

FORT MOHAVE

Arizona

FABIAN RAMOS M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled955

BRADENTON

Florida

ROBERT GUIRGUIS DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled955

TAMPA

Florida

DANNY JONES P.A.

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled934

LANCASTER

California

DONALD KIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled918

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

ELVIS TANSON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled913

STOCKTON

California

STEVEN CHUN MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled900

LAKEWOOD RANCH (BARDENTON)

Florida

SANJOY SUNDARESAN M.D.

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled893

WICHITA FALLS

Texas