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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
TROY BEAUCOUDRAY M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled1,395

METAIRIE

Louisiana

IMHONA EKO-ISENALUMHE M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,378

SEWANEE

Tennessee

KAMAL KABAKIBOU M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,366

ATLANTA

Georgia

RICHARD DONADIO MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled1,362

ROME

Georgia

JOHN WEBB M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,353

BEAUMONT

Texas

HAROLD CHAKALES MD

Claims Filled1,348

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

BUTCHAIAH GARLAPATI M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,336

N LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

MICHAEL BRASFIELD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,333

JASPER

Alabama

PATRICK IFEDIBA M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled1,329

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

JOHN HUNT M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled1,324

SAN ANGELO

Texas

JAMES ROTH MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,312

MANCHESTER

Tennessee

JAMES BURDETTE PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled1,296

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

RALPH FLECK M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled1,292

CARROLLTON

Georgia

BRIAN JAMES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,283

SARASOTA

Florida

ROBERT COCHRAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,253

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

HICHAM EL-HORR MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,245

DEARBORN

Michigan

GEORGE ALHAJ MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,234

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

AMAR BHANDARY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,227

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

JAMES HAWK M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled1,225

HARRISON

Arkansas

XIULU RUAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,218

MOBILE

Alabama

JERRY TOMLINSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,211

TUSCUMBIA

Alabama

WILLIAM ACKERMAN MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,200

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

JAYAM KRISHNA IYER M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,200

CLEARWATER

Florida

PAUL SUTERA M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,188

BULLHEAD CITY

Arizona

CHELUKALA REDDY M.D.

Managed Care Organizations, Preferred Provider Organization

Claims Filled1,166

GRIFFIN

Georgia