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CARISOPRODOL

Treats pain and stiffness of muscle spasms. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2015

1.08M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 224 of 3395

$18.4M
Retail Cost

Rank: 741 of 3395

211,860
Patients

Rank: 287 of 3395

93,647
Prescribers

Rank: 260 of 3395

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61%

of people say

it's worth it

39%

of people say

it worked well

9%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

2.64M

2011

2.22M

2012

1.89M

2013

1.55M

2014

1.08M

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$34.5M

2011

$30.8M

2012

$33.4M

2013

$35.4M

2014

$18.4M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$26

2011

$36

2012

$52

2013

$53

2014

$50

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 35,799 181,360 $2.9M
Florida 18,273 93,292 $1.56M
Texas 18,279 86,647 $1.46M
Georgia 11,400 53,130 $850K
North Carolina 7,990 40,284 $732K
Pennsylvania 7,841 38,934 $673K
Michigan 7,624 37,626 $656K
Tennessee 7,284 37,075 $534K
Arizona 6,863 32,018 $574K
Missouri 5,977 31,041 $592K
New York 6,053 30,281 $592K
Arkansas 5,794 28,629 $365K
Alabama 5,635 26,510 $378K
Louisiana 4,736 25,804 $313K
Ohio 4,764 23,770 $424K
Oklahoma 4,715 23,316 $388K
Nevada 4,553 23,164 $349K
South Carolina 4,414 21,911 $400K
Illinois 3,932 18,313 $379K
Mississippi 3,250 16,486 $224K
New Jersey 3,891 15,967 $400K
Washington 2,759 15,227 $278K
Massachusetts 2,720 14,336 $231K
Maryland 2,911 13,908 $298K
Colorado 2,738 13,868 $270K
Indiana 2,674 13,739 $254K
Virginia 2,579 12,058 $245K
Kentucky 2,153 11,279 $181K
Connecticut 2,235 10,132 $257K
Kansas 1,846 9,783 $173K
Oregon 1,716 8,955 $129K
Utah 1,679 7,917 $118K
Wisconsin 1,472 7,557 $184K
Idaho 1,323 6,725 $112K
Minnesota 1,168 6,104 $120K
West Virginia 1,101 5,469 $85.3K
New Mexico 1,057 4,781 $87K
Iowa 744 3,636 $70.5K
Delaware 740 3,555 $68.2K
New Hampshire 682 3,392 $66.3K
Maine 607 3,162 $88.4K
Nebraska 601 3,122 $63.8K
Hawaii 560 2,969 $44.8K
Montana 501 2,770 $49.4K
Rhode Island 457 2,461 $43.7K
South Dakota 316 1,776 $29K
Alaska 274 1,667 $40.8K
Wyoming 289 1,298 $26.1K
North Dakota 253 1,169 $16K
Vermont 176 868 $17.7K
District of Columbia 125 334 $9,159
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. The data for 2015 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.4 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 447,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for CARISOPRODOL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
KAIN KUMAR M.D., PHD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,707

PALMDALE

California

FARES YASIN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,188

DEARBORN

Michigan

EDWIN KELSEY M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,141

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

DANNY SAILSBURY DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,008

GADSDEN

Alabama

DANNY JONES P.A.

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled868

LANCASTER

California

DONALD KIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled811

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

KAMAL KABAKIBOU M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled803

ATLANTA

Georgia

MUHAMMAD NASIR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled769

ALTADENA

California

MEDHAT REHEEM MD

Specialist

Claims Filled742

BROOKSVILLE

Florida

ERIC VOLDENG

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled741

LONG BEACH

California

KENNETH BARNGROVER D O

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled732

COLUMBUS

Georgia

DON ESCARZEGA-PHAN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled666

ARLINGTON

Texas

ROBERT GUIRGUIS DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled651

TAMPA

Florida

RODDIE GANTT MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled644

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

STEVEN CHUN MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled638

LAKEWOOD RANCH (BARDENTON)

Florida

BENJAMIN VENGER M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled631

FORT MOHAVE

Arizona

GAUTAM ARORA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled628

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

HEATHER STELLING MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled624

JOPLIN

Missouri

JOHN OTERO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled609

BAY PINES

Florida

GEORGES ELKHOURY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled601

LONG BEACH

California

JAYAM KRISHNA IYER M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled599

CLEARWATER

Florida

DANIEL FELLS RPA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled592

BUFFALO

New York

CHRISTOPHER NICHOLS MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled579

MOBILE

Alabama

ZONGLI CHANG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled572

LIVONIA

Michigan

ABDELBASET YOUSSEF MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled571

WAYNE

Michigan