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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
GEORGES ELKHOURY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled892

LONG BEACH

California

XIULU RUAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled892

MOBILE

Alabama

ERIC VOLDENG

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled876

LONG BEACH

California

MUHAMMAD NASIR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled847

ALTADENA

California

HARVEY LESLIE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled831

DECATUR

Georgia

JAYAM KRISHNA IYER M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled822

CLEARWATER

Florida

FRANCO LEE MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled809

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

HEATHER STELLING MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled803

JOPLIN

Missouri

FRANCENE GAYLE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled795

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

NAGA THOTA MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled784

EL CAJON

California

ROBERT ZARZOUR MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled777

MOBILE

Alabama

JOHN SPARTI D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled769

DALLAS

Georgia

BARRY STRAUS M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled764

CANTON

Georgia

NICHOLAS PANTALEONE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled742

PRATTVILLE

Alabama

JAMES HAWK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled720

HARRISON

Arkansas

ROBERT BOYNE M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled713

TYLER

Texas

CHRISTOPHER NICHOLS MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled711

MOBILE

Alabama

MAHMOOD AHMAD M.D

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled706

ANCHORAGE

Alaska

GABRIEL TANSON M.D.,

Family Medicine

Claims Filled695

STOCKTON

California

ALLEN TATE PA

Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care

Claims Filled673

MANCHESTER

Tennessee

LINDA BELL NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled663

BILOXI

Mississippi

WILLIAM ACKERMAN MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled655

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

WINFRED SARDAR MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled637

ARLINGTON

Texas

ERICK GRANA MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled636

TAMPA

Florida

JOHN OTERO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled631

BAY PINES

Florida