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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2012

Occupational Medicine

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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13,048Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills
$565K Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions
375 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
38%Patients 65 Years and Older
67% Subsidized Claims for Low-Income Patients

This Prescriber's Drugs

The table below list this provider’s drugs, the number of prescriptions and how many went to seniors. Drugs are ranked by volume .

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S2

A schedule two drug. More » Schedule two drugs have a high potential for abuse and severe dependence, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration.

S3

A schedule three drug. More » Schedule three drugs have potential for abuse and dependence, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration.

A

An antipsychotic drug. More » Antipsychotics are frequently given to dementia patients, though it increases their risk of death.

R

A risky drug for seniors. More » The American Geriatrics Society has said this drug is "potentially dangerous" for seniors and might be inappropriate.

10

This provider is among the top 10 prescribers of
this drug in the country.

This provider’s prescriptions for this drug were for more days than those of peers. More » Because of this, his or her prescription count may be lower.

This provider’s prescriptions for this drug were for fewer days than those of peers. More » Because of this, his or her prescription count may be higher.

Drug Name Total Prescriptions Filled
Including Refills
Prescriptions
to 65+
Category
HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 1,003 285 S3
LISINOPRIL 555 199
OMEPRAZOLE 541 172
SIMVASTATIN 442 201
GABAPENTIN 393 99
LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM 374 185
ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE 288 59
PRAVASTATIN SODIUM 284 82
METFORMIN HCL 282 102
METOPROLOL TARTRATE 263 124
NEXIUM 244 92
AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 215 90
FUROSEMIDE 193 120
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 192 49
TRAMADOL HCL 181 40
CITALOPRAM HBR 169 40
ATENOLOL 165 61
POTASSIUM CHLORIDE 138 104
ENDOCET 133 16 S2
RANITIDINE HCL 129 37
LOSARTAN-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 117 71
CARISOPRODOL 117 0 R
ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 107 44
PROAIR HFA 102 48
PANTOPRAZOLE SODIUM 99 32
CLOPIDOGREL 99 61
MELOXICAM 99 20
FLUTICASONE PROPIONATE 97 49
TAMSULOSIN HCL 94 53
AZITHROMYCIN 89 39
SINGULAIR 88 40
FENOFIBRATE 88 13
LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 85 29
WARFARIN SODIUM 84 56
NAPROXEN 83 18
ESCITALOPRAM OXALATE 83 0
GEMFIBROZIL 78 20
DICLOFENAC SODIUM 78 13
VENLAFAXINE HCL ER 78 15
DIOVAN HCT 77 39
CYMBALTA 76 0
ADVAIR DISKUS 76 48
TRAZODONE HCL 72 0
LISINOPRIL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 72 17
GLIPIZIDE 71 35
CYCLOBENZAPRINE HCL 71 16 R
AMITRIPTYLINE HCL 70 13 R
ALLOPURINOL 70 35
METOPROLOL SUCCINATE 70 36
DILTIAZEM 24HR CD 67 42
METHOCARBAMOL 66 0 R
SPIRIVA 65 32
PROMETHAZINE HCL 64 0 R
IBUPROFEN 64 13
PLAVIX 64 29
CARVEDILOL 63 27
BACLOFEN 62 0
SERTRALINE HCL 61 0
ROPINIROLE HCL 61 13
OXYCODONE HCL 58 0 S2
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 3350 57 26
LOVASTATIN 56 0
ZETIA 56 13
FLUOXETINE HCL 56 35
TOPIRAMATE 54 0
JANUVIA 53 0
BENAZEPRIL HCL 53 32
PROPRANOLOL HCL 52 26
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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Caveats
  • No comparisons are shown if 10 or fewer prescribers in the state share this specialty.
  • The list of top drugs includes only those for which this provider wrote 50 or more prescriptions, but all prescriptions are counted in the summary totals at the top.
  • The calculation of “Risky Drugs to Seniors” does not include drugs for which a provider wrote 11 or fewer prescriptions because Medicare redacted the information to protect patient privacy.
  • Comparisons do not take into account the medical conditions of patients. Medications for certain conditions do not have generic alternatives, so patients would receive more expensive brand name drugs.
  • This provider's address and specialty information was last updated on July 27, 2012.
  • Comparisons are based on each provider’s current address, not necessarily where he or she worked during the time period covered in this database.