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TIZANIDINE HCL

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

1.97M
Medicare Part D Claims
$42.3M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 157,111 $3.01M
Texas 154,831 $3.28M
Ohio 121,880 $2.64M
Kentucky 101,292 $2.05M
Georgia 100,002 $1.91M
Tennessee 93,323 $1.72M
Alabama 86,949 $1.43M
North Carolina 83,357 $1.78M
California 67,865 $1.88M
Missouri 61,904 $1.41M
Mississippi 60,840 $950K
New York 59,910 $1.68M
Louisiana 58,748 $1.08M
Indiana 53,039 $1.34M
Pennsylvania 50,921 $1.3M
Arkansas 45,558 $841K
South Carolina 44,817 $972K
Michigan 44,507 $1.2M
Oklahoma 43,151 $875K
Illinois 39,113 $912K
Virginia 38,782 $916K
Wisconsin 32,697 $739K
West Virginia 30,169 $564K
Massachusetts 28,362 $672K
Washington 27,495 $620K
New Jersey 26,085 $619K
Oregon 22,863 $518K
Arizona 22,231 $567K
Minnesota 21,224 $506K
Colorado 19,902 $475K
Kansas 18,831 $459K
Nevada 18,242 $349K
Iowa 14,573 $294K
Utah 12,952 $256K
Maryland 12,369 $339K
Connecticut 11,341 $321K
New Mexico 9,628 $204K
Nebraska 9,566 $200K
Idaho 9,234 $220K
Maine 7,457 $213K
New Hampshire 7,400 $175K
Delaware 6,825 $159K
Montana 6,351 $140K
Alaska 3,916 $120K
Rhode Island 3,556 $78K
Vermont 3,416 $75.3K
North Dakota 3,172 $60.4K
South Dakota 2,775 $55.8K
Wyoming 2,068 $45.1K
Hawaii 1,920 $52.8K
District of Columbia 648 $23.3K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for TIZANIDINE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
LAMAR MOREE M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,799

ALBANY

Georgia

PAUL MURATTA D.O.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,697

GADSDEN

Alabama

VICKI SMITH APRN-BC

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled1,587

COCOA

Florida

RICHARD LINGREEN MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,525

FRANKFORT

Kentucky

SAI GUTTI MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,471

PIKEVILLE

Kentucky

LORN MILLER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled1,464

JASPER

Alabama

OMAR QUILES M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,440

ORLANDO

Florida

FAROUK RAQUIB MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled1,355

WINFIELD

Alabama

PETER TSAI MD

General Practice

Claims Filled1,315

COAL GROVE

Ohio

BUTCHAIAH GARLAPATI M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,284

N LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

ROSS ANDREASSEN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,270

POPLAR BLUFF

Missouri

SUK KIM M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,229

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

HISHAM HAKIM MDMPH

Specialist

Claims Filled1,180

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

ROBERT WINDSOR MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,106

MARIETTA

Georgia

RAINER VOGEL M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,070

HENDERSON

Nevada

FRANK LOPEZ MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled1,068

LAKE CHARLES

Louisiana

DANIEL HARRIS MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,058

BEAUMONT

Texas

DARIUS MCGEE FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled1,032

LAUREL

Mississippi

OLIVER JAMES M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,030

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

GUANG YANG M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled1,016

STOW

Ohio

GREGORY MICK DO

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled1,013

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

XIULU RUAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled988

MOBILE

Alabama

OLALEKAN AJIBOWO MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled982

MARIETTA

Georgia

SUDHIRKUMAR SHAH M.D.

Addiction Medicine

Claims Filled960

HILLSBORO

Missouri

JOHN GILBERT MD

Neurological Surgery

Claims Filled951

LEXINGTON

Kentucky