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Prescriber Checkup » METAXALONE

METAXALONE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

28.1K
Medicare Part D Claims
$42.1M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 15,657 $3.04M
Texas 14,578 $2.82M
Puerto Rico 12,200 $1.62M
New York 11,422 $2.42M
Pennsylvania 10,033 $1.87M
Ohio 9,892 $2.03M
North Carolina 9,780 $2.03M
California 8,838 $1.81M
New Jersey 8,814 $1.6M
Michigan 8,342 $1.81M
Missouri 6,588 $1.36M
Kentucky 6,322 $1.35M
Georgia 6,184 $1.19M
Indiana 6,088 $1.29M
Tennessee 5,798 $1.15M
Virginia 5,491 $1.01M
Illinois 5,456 $1.04M
Alabama 5,249 $1.03M
South Carolina 5,078 $1.02M
Maryland 4,094 $728K
Arizona 3,942 $803K
Louisiana 3,394 $657K
Wisconsin 3,111 $627K
Arkansas 2,959 $562K
Oregon 2,920 $535K
Oklahoma 2,878 $603K
Massachusetts 2,798 $601K
Connecticut 2,772 $464K
Mississippi 2,770 $514K
West Virginia 2,523 $535K
Colorado 2,512 $505K
Washington 1,948 $397K
Kansas 1,926 $363K
Iowa 1,625 $327K
Nebraska 1,519 $281K
Minnesota 1,230 $270K
New Hampshire 955 $189K
Utah 954 $183K
Delaware 933 $186K
Nevada 866 $206K
Rhode Island 773 $136K
New Mexico 733 $155K
Idaho 699 $149K
Montana 633 $139K
Maine 528 $120K
Hawaii 372 $72.2K
South Dakota 316 $64K
Wyoming 308 $66.6K
Alaska 258 $49K
District of Columbia 244 $50.1K
North Dakota 196 $38.4K
Vermont 177 $37.8K
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 METAXALONE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
PAUL PETRE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled121

OAK PARK

Michigan

STAN ZINKOVSKY OTR, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled120

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

PAUL KELLY M.D.,

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled113

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

RAMMY GOLD MD

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled94

PARKERSBURG

West Virginia

CLAUDE OLIVA MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled90

LUBBOCK

Texas

ANMY TRAN DPM

Podiatrist

Claims Filled84

CLINTON TWP

Michigan

VINOD SHARMA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled83

BLOOMFIELD HILLS

Michigan

EDDIE ROSA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled81

NEWARK

New Jersey

ABDUL NAUSHAD M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled78

FESTUS

Missouri

TRACY JOHNSON NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled77

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

SAMEH YONAN MD

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled68

LORAIN

Ohio

CHRISTIE MINA M.D.

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled68

ANDERSON

South Carolina

KAYVAN KAMALI M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled65

LONGVIEW

Texas

MICHAEL CUSHNER MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled65

YONKERS

New York

MICHAEL TURNER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled60

CALERA

Alabama

JORGE GUEVARA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

BROWNSVILLE

Texas

RICHARD WEIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

MISHAWAKA

Indiana

RILEY LOVE MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled53

PADUCAH

Kentucky

MACDONALD DUBOSE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled53

SUMTER

South Carolina

WARNER PINCHBACK M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled52

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

EDGAR RAMIREZ M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled52

LAND O LAKES

Florida

ROSS ANDREASSEN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled51

POPLAR BLUFF

Missouri

STEVEN MOOIBROEK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

STEVEN MAYNARD M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled51

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

OSMAN LATIF MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled50

LAKELAND

Florida