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Prescriber Checkup

LAURA TRICE MD

4750 WESLEY AVE SUITE J

Cincinnati | Ohio | 45212

(513) 531-5110

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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2012

Geriatric Medicine

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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15,786Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills

Rank: 20 out of 81

$8,717 Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions

Rank: 79 out of 81

170 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
67%Patients 65 Years and Older
100% 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 Ohio
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Schedule Two
Controlled Substances

22% of this provider’s 170 patients filled at least one prescription for a schedule two drug, compared to an average of 14%.

Schedule Three
Controlled Substances

34% of this provider’s 170 patients filled at least one prescription for a schedule three drug, compared to an average of 9%.

Risky Drugs to Seniors

1% of this provider’s 9,265 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 1%.

Brand Name Drugs

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

Prescription Price

$1 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $54 among peers.

Prescriptions per Patient

93 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 33.


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This Prescriber's Drugs

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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 Ohio
FUROSEMIDE 579 384 1 1
ASPIRIN EC 535 328 2 54
SIMVASTATIN 505 332 3 5
HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 444 250 S3 4 12
OMEPRAZOLE 436 300 5 4
SENNA PLUS 427 282 10 6 112
OXYCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 382 201 S2 7 24
LISINOPRIL 352 215 8 2
AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 297 217 9 6
GABAPENTIN 291 155 10 13
TRAZODONE HCL 251 147 11 20
ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 232 114 12 18
METFORMIN HCL 226 108 13 15
MULTIVITAMINS 214 129 14 135
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 199 135 15 21
VENTOLIN HFA 199 127 15 134
FERROUS SULFATE 197 124 17 128
METOPROLOL SUCCINATE 193 137 18 22
METOPROLOL TARTRATE 188 87 19 7
LORATADINE 174 105 20 140
KLOR-CON M20 157 87 21 39
TIZANIDINE HCL 157 73 21 172
RANITIDINE HCL 156 66 23 61
LANTUS 153 43 24 23
ACETAMINOPHEN 150 91 10 25 125
OYSTER SHELL CALCIUM W-VIT D 149 110 26 160
SERTRALINE HCL 144 64 27 19
WARFARIN SODIUM 142 86 28 9
CITRUS CALCIUM + D 141 57 10 29 145
LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 141 102 29 34
ALENDRONATE SODIUM 130 101 31 32
CARVEDILOL 119 54 32 27
ATENOLOL 116 90 33 28
ARTHRITIS PAIN RELIEF 114 75 34 197
TRAMADOL HCL 113 85 35 17
LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM 109 70 36 3
ALLOPURINOL 109 53 36 41
TAMSULOSIN HCL 105 101 38 29
SPIRIVA 104 60 39 76
ALBUTEROL SULFATE 103 70 40 56
CALCIUM 600 + VIT D 99 63 41 209
CYMBALTA 98 58 42 30
PREDNISONE 98 50 42 40
OXYCONTIN 95 52 S2 44 71
LANTUS SOLOSTAR 88 37 45 69
MORPHINE SULFATE ER 88 63 S2 45 82
ADVAIR DISKUS 87 55 47 67
ISOSORBIDE MONONITRATE ER 86 37 48 38
CELEBREX 83 65 49 154
DILTIAZEM 24HR CD 82 28 50 83
LEVEMIR FLEXPEN 81 62 51 156
CLOPIDOGREL 79 39 52 37
KLOR-CON 10 78 33 53 157
DOXYCYCLINE HYCLATE 76 58 54 92
INSULIN SYRINGE 76 0 54 191
FLUTICASONE PROPIONATE 75 37 56 58
LYRICA 74 47 57 75
OXYBUTYNIN CHLORIDE ER 74 64 57 53
VENLAFAXINE HCL ER 69 37 59 78
SINGULAIR 67 46 60 97
ICY HOT 65 32 10 61 195
CEROVITE ADVANCED FORMULA 65 38 10 61 187
NOVOLOG FLEXPEN 65 44 61 137
ACETAMINOPHEN-CODEINE 63 58 S3 64 183
NOVOFINE 63 18 64 247
DETROL LA 62 32 66 228
ASPIRIN 62 53 66 240
DIVALPROEX SODIUM 61 27 68 25
FISH OIL 60 23 69 170
FLORANEX 58 24 10 70 249
NIFEDIPINE ER 58 29 70 180
RISPERIDONE 58 32 70 26
DOK 53 24 73 181
LIQUITEARS 51 35 10 74 279
PAROXETINE HCL 51 14 74 101
ABILIFY 51 11 74 105
CYCLOBENZAPRINE HCL 50 22 R 77 173
ARANESP 50 50 77 246
IPRATROPIUM-ALBUTEROL 50 41 77 57
PLAVIX 50 27 77 63
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 Nov. 10, 2011.
  • Comparisons are based on each provider’s current address, not necessarily where he or she worked during the time period covered in this database.