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Prescriber Checkup » BACLOFEN

BACLOFEN

Treats muscle spasms caused by multiple sclerosis and spinal cord injury or disease. This medicine is a muscle relaxer. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

1.36M
Medicare Part D Claims
$29.7M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 222,512 $3.5M
Florida 122,774 $1.52M
Texas 101,867 $1.6M
New York 99,852 $1.85M
Pennsylvania 85,913 $1.58M
Ohio 78,279 $1.15M
Illinois 63,565 $1.02M
Tennessee 62,975 $824K
North Carolina 59,931 $905K
Michigan 58,207 $1.08M
Georgia 52,806 $840K
Missouri 50,897 $757K
Indiana 45,804 $754K
Kentucky 44,220 $625K
Washington 43,530 $690K
Massachusetts 42,675 $805K
Virginia 42,113 $679K
Wisconsin 39,633 $681K
Arizona 36,022 $527K
Alabama 35,933 $499K
Minnesota 33,984 $592K
New Jersey 31,227 $464K
Oregon 29,826 $515K
Louisiana 29,606 $376K
South Carolina 29,602 $531K
Oklahoma 26,801 $410K
Iowa 24,846 $349K
Colorado 23,574 $460K
Mississippi 23,254 $308K
Kansas 21,480 $346K
Maryland 21,323 $405K
Arkansas 20,841 $313K
Connecticut 19,507 $335K
Puerto Rico 18,397 $173K
West Virginia 16,793 $233K
Nevada 14,953 $207K
New Mexico 14,933 $200K
Maine 13,326 $196K
Nebraska 11,641 $177K
Idaho 10,600 $182K
Utah 10,040 $163K
New Hampshire 8,297 $129K
Montana 7,544 $117K
South Dakota 6,711 $90.3K
Rhode Island 6,289 $113K
Vermont 5,183 $89.7K
North Dakota 5,076 $79.7K
Alaska 4,487 $75.1K
Delaware 4,366 $84.4K
Hawaii 4,302 $70.1K
Wyoming 3,286 $50.8K
District of Columbia 2,170 $34.4K
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 BACLOFEN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
WILLIAM WARING MD

Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Claims Filled371

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

KEVIN KRISTL M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled369

MISHAWAKA

Indiana

TIMOTHY ROSS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled366

VANCOUVER

Washington

ERIC BACKOS M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled362

WARREN

Michigan

JOHN BURCH M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled361

ROANOKE

Virginia

MATTHEW RAYMOND D.O.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled359

SOUTHINGTON

Connecticut

JAMES ABBOTT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled356

RICHMOND

Virginia

PETER KINKEL

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled352

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

JOHN HUDDLESTONE M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled352

TACOMA

Washington

ALEJANDRO BLACHAR M.D

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled351

SAINT JOSEPH

Missouri

IVAN GELLER MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled351

WHEAT RIDGE

Colorado

CHRISTOPHER LABONTE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled350

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

TIMOTHY CHAMBERLAIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled350

PROPHETSTOWN

Illinois

THOMAS BRISLIN DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled349

ALLENTOWN

Pennsylvania

MICHAEL ACUFF MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled348

COLUMBIA

Missouri

FRED FENDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled347

MERIDIAN

Idaho

ANDREW COLMAN DO

General Practice

Claims Filled345

WESTLAND

Michigan

TIMOTHY CARRABINE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled341

UNIONTOWN

Ohio

KENTEN WOOLHISER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled341

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

AURORA PAJEAU MD

Neurology

Claims Filled338

ROCKY MOUNT

North Carolina

DENNIS GARWACKI

Neurology

Claims Filled334

PEORIA

Illinois

LAURENCE PETTY M.D.

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled334

PLANT CITY

Florida

JAMES PATTON MD

Neurology

Claims Filled327

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

HELMUT HARNISCH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled326

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

IQBAL AMIN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled325

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri