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Prescriber Checkup » CARISOPRODOL

CARISOPRODOL

Treats pain and stiffness of muscle spasms. This medicine is a muscle relaxant. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

2.2M
Medicare Part D Claims
$34.5M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 345,829 $4.33M
Texas 234,766 $3.21M
Florida 220,118 $2.57M
Georgia 143,856 $1.72M
Tennessee 141,117 $1.76M
Michigan 108,966 $1.33M
Louisiana 102,708 $1.14M
Alabama 102,456 $1.28M
North Carolina 94,836 $1.26M
Arizona 82,284 $1.15M
Missouri 75,278 $998K
Pennsylvania 74,474 $1.08M
Arkansas 74,307 $871K
Oklahoma 69,487 $947K
Mississippi 61,003 $698K
Ohio 60,875 $881K
New York 60,160 $1.07M
South Carolina 54,977 $722K
Nevada 48,171 $629K
Kentucky 39,800 $513K
Indiana 35,489 $524K
Illinois 34,213 $525K
Virginia 30,153 $457K
Washington 29,299 $383K
New Jersey 26,419 $457K
Colorado 26,030 $386K
Massachusetts 24,302 $324K
Utah 20,426 $234K
Kansas 20,387 $290K
Maryland 19,994 $298K
Oregon 19,439 $241K
New Mexico 16,966 $224K
Connecticut 16,100 $219K
Idaho 15,885 $213K
Wisconsin 15,342 $237K
West Virginia 14,514 $179K
Puerto Rico 10,477 $127K
Minnesota 9,797 $149K
Delaware 9,234 $120K
Rhode Island 7,459 $87.1K
Iowa 6,789 $92.7K
Hawaii 6,670 $90.2K
Nebraska 6,580 $78.5K
New Hampshire 5,591 $70.4K
Maine 5,333 $75.4K
Montana 4,501 $61.3K
Alaska 2,414 $33.5K
Wyoming 2,214 $26.2K
South Dakota 2,150 $29.2K
Vermont 1,710 $19.7K
North Dakota 1,605 $21.9K
District of Columbia 704 $9,852
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 CARISOPRODOL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MICHAEL HAYDEL M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled4,714

HOUMA

Louisiana

SHELINDER AGGARWAL M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled3,580

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

EDWIN KELSEY M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled3,299

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

CAROLYN SMITH MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled3,185

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

RAHIM GUL MD

Specialist

Claims Filled2,614

LILBURN

Georgia

CHIDOZIE ONONUJU D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,523

SAGINAW

Michigan

MARK MURPHY M.D

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled2,456

DECATUR

Alabama

SANJOY SUNDARESAN M.D.

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled2,143

WICHITA FALLS

Texas

ABDELBASET YOUSSEF MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,040

INKSTER

Michigan

DOROTHY GILLESPIE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,027

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

UDAY MISHRA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,933

OCALA

Florida

ROBERT ZARZOUR MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled1,911

MOBILE

Alabama

KAIN KUMAR M.D., PHD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,893

PALMDALE

California

MARK ELLIS MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,858

ATHENS

Georgia

JOHN CHRISTENSEN MD, DC, MPH

Chiropractor, Orthopedic

Claims Filled1,815

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

PAUL PETRE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,793

OAK PARK

Michigan

ODEANE CONNOR MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,759

GADSDEN

Alabama

NGOC NGUYEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,754

HOUSTON

Texas

ADELFO PAMATMAT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,687

CLINTON TOWNSHIP

Michigan

GEORGE HOWELL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,664

PEA RIDGE

Arkansas

MUHAMMAD NASIR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,630

ALTADENA

California

RANO BOFILL MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,531

PAINTSVILLE

Kentucky

MEDHAT REHEEM MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,470

BROOKSVILLE

Florida

DANNY SAILSBURY DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,408

GADSDEN

Alabama

LOUIS PROVENZA MD

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled1,407

SLIDELL

Louisiana