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Prescriber Checkup » CARISOPRODOL

CARISOPRODOL

Treats pain and stiffness of muscle spasms. This medicine is a muscle relaxant. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

1.89M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 160 of 3238

$33.4M
Retail Cost

Rank: 481 of 3238

338,280
Patients

Rank: 203 of 3238

122,249
Prescribers

Rank: 201 of 3238

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56%

of people say

it's worth it

31%

of people say

it worked well

10%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 52,536 271,852 $4.55M
Texas 31,093 165,049 $3.07M
Florida 27,703 148,388 $2.99M
Tennessee 14,769 92,725 $1.48M
Georgia 17,414 89,355 $1.36M
Michigan 14,103 79,618 $1.18M
Alabama 11,792 78,054 $1.18M
North Carolina 12,663 70,196 $1.32M
Louisiana 9,798 68,539 $899K
Pennsylvania 12,210 62,191 $1.12M
Arizona 12,331 62,006 $1.28M
Missouri 8,726 48,767 $921K
New York 9,778 47,424 $926K
Oklahoma 8,179 47,217 $774K
Arkansas 8,437 46,297 $647K
Mississippi 7,070 44,681 $592K
Ohio 7,074 40,640 $788K
Nevada 6,965 38,338 $691K
South Carolina 6,305 31,123 $567K
Illinois 5,399 28,418 $617K
Indiana 4,792 25,427 $506K
Washington 4,172 23,725 $433K
Colorado 3,913 21,405 $488K
New Jersey 5,205 20,681 $565K
Virginia 3,938 19,795 $422K
Kentucky 3,608 19,638 $312K
Massachusetts 3,586 19,419 $338K
Maryland 3,684 18,152 $348K
Utah 2,941 16,064 $266K
Oregon 3,055 15,472 $234K
Kansas 2,708 14,845 $277K
Connecticut 2,946 13,941 $322K
Wisconsin 2,324 12,303 $283K
Idaho 2,230 11,766 $197K
West Virginia 1,804 9,909 $167K
New Mexico 2,141 9,858 $164K
Minnesota 1,393 7,908 $145K
Delaware 1,354 6,932 $121K
Hawaii 919 5,641 $108K
Iowa 1,033 5,368 $99.1K
Nebraska 896 5,154 $90.3K
Rhode Island 922 4,722 $95.9K
Maine 811 4,475 $110K
New Hampshire 848 4,372 $88.2K
Montana 565 3,406 $49.7K
South Dakota 361 2,145 $37.8K
Alaska 296 1,663 $32.4K
North Dakota 301 1,447 $20.2K
Wyoming 285 1,417 $24.6K
Vermont 228 1,189 $20.2K
District of Columbia 224 677 $15.5K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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
MICHAEL HAYDEL M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled4,606

HOUMA

Louisiana

EDWIN KELSEY M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled3,442

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

CAROLYN SMITH MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled2,399

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

MARK MURPHY M.D

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled2,360

DECATUR

Alabama

TROY BEAUCOUDRAY M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled2,079

METAIRIE

Louisiana

DOROTHY GILLESPIE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,040

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

KAIN KUMAR M.D., PHD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,959

PALMDALE

California

ODEANE CONNOR MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,718

GADSDEN

Alabama

ROBERT ZARZOUR MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled1,708

MOBILE

Alabama

ABDELBASET YOUSSEF MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,623

WAYNE

Michigan

XIULU RUAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,532

MOBILE

Alabama

DANNY SAILSBURY DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,470

GADSDEN

Alabama

BRIAN JAMES M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,316

SARASOTA

Florida

MEDHAT REHEEM MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,264

BROOKSVILLE

Florida

ZONGLI CHANG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,257

LIVONIA

Michigan

ELVIS TANSON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,200

STOCKTON

California

ALLEN TATE PA

Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care

Claims Filled1,191

MANCHESTER

Tennessee

BENJAMIN VENGER M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,180

FORT MOHAVE

Arizona

FRANCENE GAYLE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,169

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

RAMAKRISHNA SETTIPALLI M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,140

GULFPORT

Mississippi

MAHMOOD AHMAD M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,134

SHERWOOD

Arkansas

JOHN COUCH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,132

MOBILE

Alabama

PAUL SUTERA M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,122

BULLHEAD CITY

Arizona

NICHOLAS PANTALEONE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,100

PRATTVILLE

Alabama

JAYAM KRISHNA IYER M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,090

CLEARWATER

Florida