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Prescriber Checkup



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 »


Medicare Part D Claims
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 »

Incorrect Info?

If you are a provider and you believe your address is incorrect, check the listing you created on the National Provider Identifier registry. If you change your listing, send a note to and we will update your information. If you have other questions about this data, send a note to