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Prescriber Checkup

EDWARD NINO NP

3300 E SOUTH ST SUITE # 102

Lakewood | California | 90805

(562) 232-1144

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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2012

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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10,009Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills

Rank: 3 out of 619

$783K Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions

Rank: 10 out of 619

1,038 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
63%Patients 65 Years and Older
46% Subsidized Claims for Low-Income Patients

How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?

In the same specialty and state. Caveats »

Drugs That Present Special Risks
Costs of Prescribing
Higher avg Average for
this specialty
in California
Lower avg

Schedule Two
Controlled Substances

1% of this provider’s 1,038 patients filled at least one prescription for a schedule two drug, compared to an average of 5%.

Schedule Three
Controlled Substances

N/A

Risky Drugs to Seniors

2% of this provider’s 5,210 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 1%.

Brand Name Drugs

20% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 24%.

Prescription Price

$78 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $76 among peers.

Prescriptions per Patient

10 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 9.


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 and compared with the rank for all providers in the same specialty and state.

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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.

This Drug's Rank
Drug Name Total Prescriptions Filled
Including Refills
Prescriptions
to 65+
Category For this Prescriber For All Prescribers in
This Specialty in California
CITALOPRAM HBR 923 691 1 27
TRAZODONE HCL 625 290 2 30
RISPERIDONE 606 282 3 41
ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE 589 330 4 15
MIRTAZAPINE 491 343 5 88
ESCITALOPRAM OXALATE 477 287 6 102
ALPRAZOLAM 406 206 7 132
BUPROPION HCL SR 389 214 8 114
FLUOXETINE HCL 343 168 9 50
PAROXETINE HCL 321 249 10 98
SERTRALINE HCL 296 133 11 44
LORAZEPAM 292 190 12 154
DIVALPROEX SODIUM 250 120 13 101
LEXAPRO 241 104 14 165
ABILIFY 212 77 15 55
SEROQUEL XR 197 25 16 90
VENLAFAXINE HCL ER 196 87 17 93
BENZTROPINE MESYLATE 189 48 R 18 68
CYMBALTA 181 96 19 59
QUETIAPINE FUMARATE 179 71 20 62
DONEPEZIL HCL 178 167 21 45
OLANZAPINE 167 41 22 64
LITHIUM CARBONATE 157 28 23 99
DIVALPROEX SODIUM ER 150 51 24 118
NAMENDA 142 124 25 63
LAMOTRIGINE 136 29 26 54
EXELON 111 101 27 224
BUSPIRONE HCL 109 61 28 120
SEROQUEL 106 29 29 202
CLONAZEPAM 68 30 30 260
BUPROPION XL 63 27 31 145
TEMAZEPAM 62 44 32 275
HALOPERIDOL 60 0 33 222
ZYPREXA 59 33 34 283
TOPIRAMATE 59 0 34 147
AMPHETAMINE SALT COMBO 55 20 S2 36 195
AMITRIPTYLINE HCL 51 25 R 37 100
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 8, 2007.
  • Comparisons are based on each provider’s current address, not necessarily where he or she worked during the time period covered in this database.