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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
JOHN BROWN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled72

NORTH LAS VEGAS

Nevada

KEVIN DAVIS DPM

Podiatrist

Claims Filled72

SPRINGFIELD

Tennessee

PETER TSAI MD

General Practice

Claims Filled72

COAL GROVE

Ohio

HARVINDER BIRK MD

Specialist

Claims Filled72

REDDING

California

DOUGLAS PEED M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled72

BURLINGTON

North Carolina

GRACE PEDERSEN ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled72

PORT ORANGE

Florida

MICHAEL EASTMAN PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled72

BOISE

Idaho

JAMES SAXTON MD

General Practice

Claims Filled71

LUFKIN

Texas

DWIGHT BAILEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled71

LEBANON

Virginia

VICTOR SHPILBERG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled71

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

KRISHNA PARAMESWAR M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled70

CROWN POINT

Indiana

JOEL EPSTEIN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled70

LOWELL

Massachusetts

GREGORY CRISP MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled70

BURLINGTON

North Carolina

CARTER BOYD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled70

BOSSIER CITY

Louisiana

MICHAEL CARTLEDGE PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled69

MT AIRY

North Carolina

ALLAN MACKAY MD

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled68

BLOOMINGTON

Indiana

DOUGLAS DELAY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled68

DALTON

Georgia

MARK ALBRITTON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled67

OAKWOOD

Georgia

DALE KESL DO

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled67

LEXINGTON

Missouri

LEWIS MEYERSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled67

TROY

Missouri

MARICELIS MORALES- COLON MD

General Practice

Claims Filled67

KISSIMMEE

Florida

SHAUKAT CHOWDHARI MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled67

TAMPA

Florida

IDAYLIS MORONO-PONCE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled66

MIAMI

Florida

JOHN DECELLES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled66

MISHAWAKA

Indiana

ALEJANDRO LOYNAZ M.D

Medical Genetics, PhD Medical Genetics

Claims Filled66

MIAMI

Florida