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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
VIJAYANARAYAN JAMPALA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled99

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

ASHUTOSH LOHE MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled99

BARBOURVILLE

Kentucky

RUPERT JILCOTT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled99

KINSTON

North Carolina

WARREN CHIN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled99

NORTH CONWAY

New Hampshire

DARREN RATH RPA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled98

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

JOHN RANDOLPH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled94

URBANA

Ohio

ZALMAN STAROSTA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled94

BROOKLYN

New York

DAVID SCHICKNER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled93

WACO

Texas

GEORGE SAGRERA MD

Claims Filled92

NEW IBERIA

Louisiana

CHESTER BARTRAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled92

NORTH CANTON

Ohio

SANDRA ALTENBACH MDSN, FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled92

LEBANON

Virginia

BERNARD BUCHANAN M.D., PHD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled91

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

EDWARD MCDOWELL PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled90

CHRISTIANSBURG

Virginia

ALIUSKA ALVAREZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled90

MIAMI

Florida

CHRISTINE MOORE DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled89

RAYMORE

Missouri

CHARLES SEEHORN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled88

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

RONALD HARVEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled87

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

MELANIE ARAUJO N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled87

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

DOUGLAS DUSSEL PRITCHARD MD PLLC

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Pain

Claims Filled86

STATESVILLE

North Carolina

SRINIVAS SUNKAVALLY M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled83

LIVINGSTON

Texas

BRUCE IRWIN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled83

LIBERTYVILLE

Illinois

RICHARD HAMER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled83

LONGVIEW

Texas

EDGARD JANER M.D., P.A.

Specialist

Claims Filled83

TAMPA

Florida

STANLEY WATSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled82

SMITHFIELD

North Carolina

TRENT CROSS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled82

ONEIDA

Tennessee