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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
DONALD KIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled916

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

ELVIS TANSON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled906

STOCKTON

California

COURTNEY RUSSO M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled904

METAIRIE

Louisiana

CHI TAI LAU M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled902

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

LLOYD DYAS MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled901

RUSSELLVILLE

Alabama

CURRY DUDLEY FNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled900

LEBANON

Tennessee

GABRIEL TANSON M.D.,

Family Medicine

Claims Filled890

STOCKTON

California

TODD TURLEY MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled889

PHOENIX

Arizona

SUZONNE SWIHART RN NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled889

ERWIN

Tennessee

DESIREE KINARD PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled876

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

TOSHEIBA HOLMES MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled876

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

ROSE WIDENER NP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled868

DICKSON

Tennessee

ROGER CAGLE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled866

PARAGOULD

Arkansas

BAYLEN KIMBALL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled863

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

AMANING SARKODIE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled862

SAGINAW

Michigan

STANLEY BARNES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled859

EVERGREEN

Alabama

FABIAN RAMOS M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled857

BRADENTON

Florida

KOFI SARFO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled856

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

AFAQ GUL M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled855

LILBURN

Georgia

MOHAMAD DERANI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled855

DEARBORN

Michigan

ARLENE RICHARD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled852

OPELOUSAS

Louisiana

BENEDICT OLUSOLA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled852

DESOTO

Texas

LOUIS BLANDA M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled849

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

ROY BROWNLOW MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled839

NEWNAN

Georgia

MARVIN COVEY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled833

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas