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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
THOMAS OBRIEN MD

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Medicine

Claims Filled1,161

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

IKECHUKWU OKORIE M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,153

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

REZIK SAQER M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,151

HOUSTON

Texas

FRANK PATINO M.D.

Emergency Medical Services

Claims Filled1,132

LIVONIA

Michigan

SUSAN HARDING MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,111

QUITMAN

Georgia

RUSSELL SACHS MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,102

GREEN COVE SPRINGS

Florida

BARRY STRAUS M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,095

CANTON

Georgia

SUNIL NAIK M.D

Specialist

Claims Filled1,071

HOUSTON

Texas

FARES YASIN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,067

LIVONIA

Michigan

CHARLES SCHLOSSER MD,M.P.H

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,066

MARRERO

Louisiana

RODERICK MITCHELL MD

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled1,063

DAINGERFIELD

Texas

KENNETH CHUN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,055

BLOOMFIELD HILLS

Michigan

NICHOLAS PANTALEONE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,049

PRATTVILLE

Alabama

AMY POWERS APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled1,024

LEBANON

Tennessee

MAHMOOD AHMAD M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,024

SHERWOOD

Arkansas

JASON LING D.O.

General Practice

Claims Filled994

SAN DIEGO

California

PAUL PARKEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled993

WICHITA FALLS

Texas

JOHN SPARTI D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled986

DALLAS

Georgia

KENNETH BARNGROVER D O

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled977

COLUMBUS

Georgia

CECIL PARKER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled976

MOBILE

Alabama

KENNETH ADATTO M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled957

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

STEVEN CHUN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled951

SARASOTA

Florida

HARVEY LESLIE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled949

DECATUR

Georgia

ZONGLI CHANG MD

General Practice

Claims Filled947

LIVONIA

Michigan

BASIL QANDIL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled917

HAMTRAMCK

Michigan