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ORPHENADRINE CITRATE

Orphenadrine is used with rest, physical therapy, and other measures to relieve pain and discomfort caused by strains, sprains, and other muscle injuries. Orphenadrine is in a class of medications called skeletal muscle relaxants. It works by changing the way the body senses muscle pain. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

167K
Medicare Part D Claims
$8.82M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Puerto Rico 60,076 $2.39M
Florida 13,209 $454K
Ohio 11,992 $521K
Illinois 9,757 $374K
North Carolina 9,135 $373K
Texas 8,467 $326K
Missouri 7,673 $290K
Michigan 7,660 $325K
Tennessee 6,688 $270K
New York 6,328 $266K
Indiana 5,972 $235K
Louisiana 5,851 $214K
Kentucky 5,727 $233K
Pennsylvania 4,998 $216K
Virginia 4,542 $189K
Massachusetts 4,012 $161K
Oklahoma 3,809 $150K
Georgia 3,624 $144K
Alabama 2,980 $110K
South Carolina 2,631 $113K
Kansas 2,604 $99.9K
California 2,363 $113K
Minnesota 2,298 $96.7K
Arkansas 2,188 $85.7K
New Jersey 2,120 $83.9K
Wisconsin 2,055 $88K
West Virginia 1,897 $77.3K
Iowa 1,810 $66.3K
New Mexico 1,755 $69.4K
Colorado 1,699 $69.4K
Mississippi 1,566 $57.4K
Arizona 1,438 $61.5K
Nebraska 1,329 $52.3K
Idaho 1,170 $51.8K
Washington 1,035 $57.9K
Oregon 820 $36.9K
Connecticut 816 $36.4K
Utah 807 $35.9K
Montana 687 $24.3K
Nevada 686 $29.8K
Wyoming 675 $26.5K
New Hampshire 675 $27K
Maryland 522 $20.9K
North Dakota 453 $15.1K
Rhode Island 401 $12.8K
South Dakota 359 $16.5K
Maine 317 $15.7K
Vermont 274 $11.4K
Delaware 190 $9,895
Hawaii 146 $6,770
District of Columbia 111 $3,413
Alaska 87 $3,921
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 ORPHENADRINE CITRATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
FRANK LOPEZ MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled749

LAKE CHARLES

Louisiana

MICHAEL DOLE MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled580

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

MURRAY JOINER M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled309

ROANOKE

Virginia

DOUGLAS PRITCHARD M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled263

STATESVILLE

North Carolina

RODGER GARRETT M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled248

PENSACOLA

Florida

ROSS ANDREASSEN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled238

POPLAR BLUFF

Missouri

CHIDOZIE ONONUJU D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled238

SAGINAW

Michigan

MUJEEB RANGINWALA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled237

SPRINGFIELD

Ohio

MANUELA MENDES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled232

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

MOHAMMED YAZBEK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled196

ALLEN PARK

Michigan

ABDUL NAUSHAD M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled193

FESTUS

Missouri

CHRISTOPHER MONDELLO D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled174

DUNDEE

Florida

DEBRA NIEUWKOOP APRN, BC; NP-C

Registered Nurse, General Practice

Claims Filled174

WATERFORD

Michigan

STEVEN DUTCHER DO PHD

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled170

WILLINGTON

Florida

REZIK SAQER M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled166

HOUSTON

Texas

CHARLES MERRILL DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled157

MARIETTA

Ohio

FARES YASIN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled155

LIVONIA

Michigan

NAZER ABDEL FATTAH D.O

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled154

ALLEN PARK

Michigan

DARYL MACCARTER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled154

COEUR D ALENE

Idaho

RAVI BHALLA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled151

PEORIA

Arizona

SU MIN KO M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled151

FAIRFAX

Virginia

ANDREW LASTER MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled145

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

FADI ABOU-ISSA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled144

HOUMA

Louisiana

NICHOLAS FARINA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled142

POLLOCKSVILLE

North Carolina

NICHOLAS STEVENS PHD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled138

HAMMOND

Louisiana