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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
JOSE TREVINO M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,076

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

MUHAMMAD NASIR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,075

ALTADENA

California

MICHAEL BRASFIELD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,066

JASPER

Alabama

DONALD KIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,063

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

STEVEN CHUN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,056

SARASOTA

Florida

RODDIE GANTT MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,029

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

CHRISTOPHER NICHOLS MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled1,026

MOBILE

Alabama

KENNETH BARNGROVER D O

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,020

COLUMBUS

Georgia

ROBERT GUIRGUIS DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,019

TAMPA

Florida

CHI TAI LAU M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,016

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

ASHLEY BURROUGHS NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled978

BILOXI

Mississippi

HARVEY LESLIE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled973

DECATUR

Georgia

FRANCO LEE MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled956

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

KAMAL KABAKIBOU M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled955

ATLANTA

Georgia

FABIAN RAMOS M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled944

BRADENTON

Florida

WINFRED SARDAR MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled905

ARLINGTON

Texas

JOHN SPARTI D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled902

DALLAS

Georgia

SANJOY SUNDARESAN M.D.

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled886

WICHITA FALLS

Texas

GEORGES ELKHOURY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled885

LONG BEACH

California

PATRICK PASCO D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled883

MAGEE

Mississippi

JAMES ROTH MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled880

MANCHESTER

Tennessee

HERBERT ALLEN M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled856

MOBILE

Alabama

ERIC VOLDENG

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled854

LONG BEACH

California

DARIUS MCGEE FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled849

LAUREL

Mississippi

SUNIL NAIK M.D

Specialist

Claims Filled827

HOUSTON

Texas