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BACLOFEN

Lioresal (Baclofen) is a muscle relaxer. It works in the nervous system to calm down muscle spasms without interfering with normal muscle function. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

3.26M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 97 of 3362

$66.3M
Retail Cost

Rank: 331 of 3362

787,774
Patients

Rank: 111 of 3362

207,083
Prescribers

Rank: 103 of 3362

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65%

of people say

it's worth it

61%

of people say

it worked well

22%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

1.89M

2011

2.26M

2012

2.75M

2013

3.26M

2014

3.73M

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$29.8M

2011

$32.3M

2012

$37.5M

2013

$66.3M

2014

$94.4M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$23

2011

$20

2012

$19

2013

$20

2014

$22

2015

Note: While the rest of this page displays data from 2014, the charts above display data through 2015, from a special release by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 111,563 390,417 $7.52M
Florida 87,608 283,286 $4.63M
Texas 55,828 199,979 $3.77M
New York 40,090 171,331 $3.87M
Pennsylvania 29,296 137,448 $3.25M
Ohio 25,307 120,107 $2.69M
Tennessee 28,525 118,238 $2.11M
Michigan 27,050 109,487 $2.54M
North Carolina 24,106 104,477 $2.1M
Illinois 22,797 97,253 $2.12M
Georgia 21,824 94,607 $1.68M
Missouri 19,233 88,154 $1.77M
Indiana 16,069 73,751 $1.66M
Kentucky 17,638 73,287 $1.44M
Washington 15,028 68,335 $1.48M
Alabama 16,683 66,920 $1.26M
Virginia 14,743 63,583 $1.44M
Arizona 16,651 63,380 $1.19M
Massachusetts 13,016 63,095 $1.54M
Wisconsin 12,188 60,693 $1.54M
Louisiana 13,831 55,251 $1.1M
South Carolina 11,309 49,556 $912K
New Jersey 11,158 48,128 $1.13M
Oregon 10,053 46,038 $976K
Oklahoma 10,751 44,819 $905K
Minnesota 8,708 44,805 $1.32M
Mississippi 9,337 39,810 $777K
Colorado 8,604 38,172 $796K
Arkansas 8,717 37,475 $662K
Iowa 6,675 34,561 $723K
Maryland 8,201 34,387 $774K
Kansas 6,529 33,108 $725K
Connecticut 5,851 28,916 $688K
Nevada 7,695 26,628 $427K
New Mexico 7,891 25,890 $505K
West Virginia 4,915 23,350 $481K
Maine 4,057 18,618 $379K
Utah 3,674 16,910 $366K
Nebraska 2,892 16,155 $364K
Idaho 3,519 16,081 $368K
New Hampshire 2,435 11,729 $265K
Montana 1,974 10,327 $242K
South Dakota 1,913 9,706 $232K
Rhode Island 2,142 9,481 $208K
North Dakota 1,526 8,023 $187K
Vermont 1,283 6,265 $161K
Hawaii 1,695 6,212 $131K
Delaware 1,430 6,176 $145K
Alaska 802 5,779 $91.3K
Wyoming 758 3,785 $90.5K
District of Columbia 918 3,508 $74.9K
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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 »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for BACLOFEN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
VINCENT DILELLA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled599

DUNEDIN

Florida

PETER KINKEL

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled595

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

JAE YOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled586

LOS ANGELES

California

MICHAEL HAYDEL M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled586

HOUMA

Louisiana

BEN THROWER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled581

ATLANTA

Georgia

DONOVAN HOLDER MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled579

CLIFTON SPRINGS

New York

GEORGE PURSLEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled579

AUGUSTA

Georgia

VU TRAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled578

RUSKIN

Florida

GURPREET PADDA M.D

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled578

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

REZIK SAQER M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled575

HOUSTON

Texas

ERIC BACKOS M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled572

WARREN

Michigan

BOB SOUDER MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled572

JACKSON

Tennessee

IMTIAZ HOSSAIN MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled571

LARGO

Florida

MAMOUN DABBAGH M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled570

WARREN

Michigan

ARASH NAFISSI D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled566

LONG BEACH

California

ANWAR SAEED MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled565

CARMICHAEL

California

HAROLD MOSES MD

Neurology

Claims Filled565

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

MOHAMMED ALNAJJAR MD

Specialist

Claims Filled563

EL PASO

Texas

NAMITA KANSAL MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled559

SAN FRANCISCO

California

MARVIN COVEY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled557

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

WALID FREIJ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled556

SELMA

Alabama

JOHN MUBANG MD

Specialist

Claims Filled553

SEFFNER

Florida

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled550

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

LONG NGUYEN M.D

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled550

HOUSTON

Texas

MANGALA SHETTY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled548

OCALA

Florida