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METAXALONE

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

214K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 506 of 3238

$53.5M
Retail Cost

Rank: 353 of 3238

98,333
Patients

Rank: 397 of 3238

61,747
Prescribers

Rank: 344 of 3238

User Reviews of Related Drug metaxalone »

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 8,718 17,520 $4.24M
Texas 7,889 16,643 $3.98M
New York 7,258 14,631 $3.87M
Michigan 5,380 11,750 $3.42M
Pennsylvania 5,416 10,787 $2.54M
Ohio 4,285 10,027 $2.82M
North Carolina 4,259 9,628 $2.5M
New Jersey 5,129 9,361 $2.13M
California 3,850 8,523 $2.24M
Indiana 3,021 6,706 $1.84M
Georgia 2,988 6,151 $1.41M
Missouri 2,467 6,089 $1.58M
Tennessee 2,667 5,985 $1.5M
Alabama 2,504 5,981 $1.49M
Kentucky 2,533 5,706 $1.51M
Virginia 2,539 5,458 $1.33M
Illinois 2,427 5,424 $1.29M
Maryland 2,573 4,764 $1.08M
Arizona 2,065 4,272 $1.06M
Colorado 1,419 3,318 $797K
Connecticut 1,651 3,131 $676K
Wisconsin 1,182 3,028 $809K
South Carolina 1,416 2,920 $719K
Louisiana 1,186 2,779 $639K
Oklahoma 1,013 2,290 $600K
Washington 784 2,102 $562K
Massachusetts 804 2,064 $551K
West Virginia 889 2,026 $505K
Mississippi 914 2,000 $464K
Oregon 813 1,981 $477K
Kansas 790 1,963 $464K
Arkansas 750 1,957 $469K
Iowa 590 1,732 $423K
Delaware 683 1,358 $343K
Nebraska 475 1,277 $319K
Minnesota 414 1,249 $326K
Nevada 439 992 $274K
New Hampshire 404 961 $233K
Utah 448 942 $218K
Idaho 283 729 $198K
Maine 235 603 $160K
Montana 205 547 $143K
New Mexico 245 471 $122K
Rhode Island 237 440 $93.7K
South Dakota 134 426 $102K
District of Columbia 151 256 $63K
North Dakota 83 232 $63.6K
Wyoming 90 229 $62.2K
Hawaii 112 213 $63.1K
Alaska 72 179 $40.8K
Vermont 40 97 $35.4K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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 METAXALONE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SHAUKAT CHOWDHARI MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled259

TAMPA

Florida

VINOD SHARMA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled162

BLOOMFIELD HILLS

Michigan

JULIAN ARANA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled122

CORAL GABLES

Florida

SANGMIN AHN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled85

FESTUS

Missouri

MICHAEL CUSHNER MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled85

YONKERS

New York

LARAN LERNER D.O.

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Medicine

Claims Filled83

WESTLAND

Michigan

JONATHAN CHARNEY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled81

NEW YORK

New York

CHARLES CRESANTI-DAKNIS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled79

SHREWSBURY

New Jersey

MICHAEL GIBSON M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled78

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

OSMAN LATIF MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled68

LAKELAND

Florida

LARRY MATURANI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled67

SAINT MARYS

Pennsylvania

ZAHID SHEIKH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled66

BLOOMFIELD HILLS

Michigan

CYRUS BAKHIT MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled64

ROANOKE

Virginia

PRAMEELA GOLI M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled62

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

DAVID TROSTLE M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled59

LEBANON

Pennsylvania

MARK WILKINSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

AHMAD SHAHROZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

VISALIA

California

LINDA COX MSN APRN BC

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled52

GREENEVILLE

Tennessee

OSCAR REICHER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled51

WAYNE

New Jersey

CLAUDE OLIVA MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled51

LUBBOCK

Texas

ROBIN DORE MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

TUSTIN

California

ALGIMANTAS MACIULIS MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

BAY CITY

Michigan