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The Doctors and Drugs in Medicare Part D

At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2015

Family Medicine

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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48,986Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills

Rank: 4 out of 4055

$2.6M Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions

Rank: 16 out of 4055

1,254 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
86% Patients 65 Years and Older

84% 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 than average Average for
this specialty
in Florida
lower than average

Antipsychotics

15% of this provider’s 1,081 patients who are 65 and older filled at least one prescription for an antipsychotic drug, compared to an average of 2%.

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Antibiotics

33% of this provider’s 1,254 patients filled at least one prescription for an antibiotic drug, compared to an average of 29%.

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Risky Drugs for Seniors

27% of this provider’s 1,081 patients 65 and older filled at least one prescription for a potentially inappropriate drug, compared to an average of 11%.

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Opioids

33% of this provider’s 1,254 patients filled at least one prescription for an opioid, compared to an average of 16%.

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Brand Name Drugs

22% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 17%.

Prescription Price

$53 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $59 among peers.

Prescriptions per Patient

39 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 14.


How This Provider’s Patients Compare

Doctors often say their patients are sicker or more complex than those of their peers. The measure displayed below, used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, takes into account patients’ characteristics to estimate whether they are expected to have above-average Medicare spending. It considers patients’ age, sex, diagnoses from the past year and other factors. This provider’s score below takes into account all patients.

This Provider's History

A comparison of this provider’s prescribing in Part D since 2012. All years may not be shown if there is insufficient data.

Cost of Claims

$1.94M

2012

$2.21M

2013

$2.31M

2014

$2.6M

2015

Number of Claims

36,501

2012

46,098

2013

47,431

2014

48,986

2015

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. The list below includes only those drugs for which this provider wrote 50 or more prescriptions.

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An opioid drug. More » Prescription opioids (painkillers) can help alleviate certain kinds of pain in the short term but carry serious health risks.

A

An antibiotic drug. More » Used to treat bacterial infections but are often prescribed incorrectly to treat viral infections, such as chest colds or the flu.

P

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 with Refills Prescriptions
to 65+
Patients Receiving this Drug Category For this Prescriber For this Prescriber's Peers
FUROSEMIDE

Treats fluid retention (ede... +

Treats fluid retention (edema) and high blood pressure (hypertension). Source: National Library of Medicine

2,005

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

1,923

prescriptions.

236

patients, 19% of all patients

1 11
LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM

Levothyroxine, a thyroid ho... +

Levothyroxine, a thyroid hormone, is used to treat hypothyroidism, a condition where the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone. Source: National Library of Medicine

1,832

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

1,701

prescriptions.

241

patients, 19% of all patients

2 2
LISINOPRIL

Treats high blood pressure ... +

Treats high blood pressure and heart failure. Source: National Library of Medicine

1,349

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

1,262

prescriptions.

230

patients, 18% of all patients

3 1
AMLODIPINE BESYLATE

Amlodipine is used alone or... +

Amlodipine is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure and chest pain (angina). Source: National Library of Medicine

1,318

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

1,218

prescriptions.

185

patients, 15% of all patients

4 3
ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM

Treats high cholesterol and... +

Treats high cholesterol and triglyceride levels. Source: National Library of Medicine

1,298

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

1,183

prescriptions.

220

patients, 18% of all patients

5 5
DONEPEZIL HCL

Donepezil is used to treat ... +

Donepezil is used to treat dementia (a brain disorder that affects the ability to remember, think clearly, communicate, and perform daily activities and may cause changes in mood and personality) associated with Alzheimer's disease (AD; a brain disease that slowly destroys the memory and the ability to think, learn, communicate and handle daily activities). Source: National Library of Medicine

1,144

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

1,118

prescriptions.

180

patients, 14% of all patients

6 41
TRAMADOL HCL

Tramadol is used to relieve... +

Tramadol is used to relieve moderate to moderately severe pain. Source: National Library of Medicine

1,098

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

1,008

prescriptions.

203

patients, 16% of all patients

O 7 16
METOPROLOL TARTRATE

Metoprolol is used alone or... +

Metoprolol is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

1,096

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

1,039

prescriptions.

157

patients, 13% of all patients

8 9
POTASSIUM CHLORIDE

Potassium is needed to main... +

Potassium is needed to maintain good health. Source: National Library of Medicine

987

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

924

prescriptions.

147

patients, 12% of all patients

9 20
NAMENDA XR

Used to treat the symptoms ... +

Used to treat the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. Source: National Library of Medicine

970

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

970

prescriptions.

85

patients, 7% of all patients

10 69
METFORMIN HCL

Metformin is used alone or ... +

Metformin is used alone or with other medications, including insulin, to treat type 2 diabetes (condition in which the body does not use insulin normally and, therefore, cannot control the amount of sugar in the blood). Source: National Library of Medicine

957

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

864

prescriptions.

140

patients, 11% of all patients

11 7
ESCITALOPRAM OXALATE

Escitalopram is used to tre... +

Escitalopram is used to treat depression and generalized anxiety disorder (excessive worry and tension that disrupts daily life and lasts for 6 months or longer). Source: National Library of Medicine

872

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

814

prescriptions.

120

patients, 10% of all patients

12 43
LORAZEPAM

Treats anxiety, anxiety wit... +

Treats anxiety, anxiety with depression, and insomnia (trouble sleeping). Source: National Library of Medicine

858

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

814

prescriptions.

142

patients, 11% of all patients

13 30
MIRTAZAPINE

Treats depression. +

Treats depression. Source: National Library of Medicine

826

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

811

prescriptions.

146

patients, 12% of all patients

14 54
WARFARIN SODIUM

Warfarin is used to prevent... +

Warfarin is used to prevent blood clots from forming or growing larger in your blood and blood vessels. Source: National Library of Medicine

733

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

676

prescriptions.

46

patients, 4% of all patients

15 25
GABAPENTIN

Treats certain types of sei... +

Treats certain types of seizures. Source: National Library of Medicine

721

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

647

prescriptions.

113

patients, 9% of all patients

16 13
HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN

Used to relieve moderate to... +

Used to relieve moderate to severe pain. Source: National Library of Medicine

697

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

624

prescriptions.

144

patients, 11% of all patients

O 17 14
CITALOPRAM HBR

Citalopram is used to treat... +

Citalopram is used to treat depression. Source: National Library of Medicine

625

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

545

prescriptions.

104

patients, 8% of all patients

18 31
OMEPRAZOLE

Treats heartburn, stomach u... +

Treats heartburn, stomach ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and conditions that cause your stomach to make too much acid, such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, endocrine tumors, and systemic mastocytosis. Source: National Library of Medicine

592

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

489

prescriptions.

141

patients, 11% of all patients

19 6
QUETIAPINE FUMARATE

Quetiapine is used to treat... +

Quetiapine is used to treat the symptoms of schizophrenia (a mental illness that causes disturbed or unusual thinking, loss of interest in life, and strong or inappropriate emotions). Source: National Library of Medicine

586

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

556

prescriptions.

88

patients, 7% of all patients

P 20 60
SIMVASTATIN

Treats high cholesterol and... +

Treats high cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the blood. Source: National Library of Medicine

586

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

547

prescriptions.

118

patients, 9% of all patients

20 4
LOSARTAN POTASSIUM

Losartan is used alone or i... +

Losartan is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

505

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

481

prescriptions.

84

patients, 7% of all patients

22 8
ALPRAZOLAM

Treats anxiety, panic disor... +

Treats anxiety, panic disorder, insomnia (trouble sleeping), and anxiety caused by depression. Source: National Library of Medicine

498

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

421

prescriptions.

96

patients, 8% of all patients

23 10
XARELTO

Used to treat deep vein thr... +

Used to treat deep vein thrombosis (DVT; a blood clot, usually in the leg) and pulmonary embolism (PE; a blood clot in the lung). Source: National Library of Medicine

471

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

420

prescriptions.

43

patients, 3% of all patients

24 111
RANITIDINE HCL

Ranitidine is used to treat... +

Ranitidine is used to treat ulcers; gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), a condition in which backward flow of acid from the stomach causes heartburn and injury of the food pipe (esophagus); and conditions where the stomach produces too much acid, such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. Source: National Library of Medicine

454

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

428

prescriptions.

73

patients, 6% of all patients

25 40
DIVALPROEX SODIUM

Treats seizures (epilepsy).... +

Treats seizures (epilepsy). Source: National Library of Medicine

432

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

324

prescriptions.

62

patients, 5% of all patients

26 115
CLOPIDOGREL

Helps prevent stroke, heart... +

Helps prevent stroke, heart attack, and other heart problems. Source: National Library of Medicine

426

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

421

prescriptions.

76

patients, 6% of all patients

27 19
ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE

Zolpidem is used to treat i... +

Zolpidem is used to treat insomnia (difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep). Source: National Library of Medicine

395

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

315

prescriptions.

79

patients, 6% of all patients

R 28 32
SERTRALINE HCL

Sertraline is used to treat... +

Sertraline is used to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (bothersome thoughts that won't go away and the need to perform certain actions over and over), panic attacks (sudden, unexpected attacks of extreme fear and worry about these attacks), posttraumatic stress disorder (disturbing psychological symptoms that develop after a frightening experience), and social anxiety disorder (extreme fear of interacting with others or performing in front of others that interferes with normal life). Source: National Library of Medicine

389

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

360

prescriptions.

63

patients, 5% of all patients

29 26
LANTUS

Treats diabetes mellitus. I... +

Treats diabetes mellitus. Source: National Library of Medicine

381

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

341

prescriptions.

61

patients, 5% of all patients

30 75
NAMENDA

Treats dementia (memory los... +

Treats dementia (memory loss and mental changes) that is a sign of Alzheimer's disease. Source: National Library of Medicine

370

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

365

prescriptions.

65

patients, 5% of all patients

31 112
CARVEDILOL

Treats high blood pressure ... +

Treats high blood pressure and congestive heart failure (CHF). Source: National Library of Medicine

367

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

337

prescriptions.

77

patients, 6% of all patients

32 22
ALENDRONATE SODIUM

Alendronate is used to trea... +

Alendronate is used to treat and prevent osteoporosis (a condition in which the bones become thin and weak and break easily) in women who have undergone menopause (''change of life,'' end of menstrual periods) and to treat osteoporosis in men. Source: National Library of Medicine

348

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

335

prescriptions.

64

patients, 5% of all patients

33 33
TAMSULOSIN HCL

Tamsulosin is used in men t... +

Tamsulosin is used in men to treat the symptoms of an enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH) which include difficulty urinating (hesitation, dribbling, weak stream, and incomplete bladder emptying), painful urination, and urinary frequency and urgency. Source: National Library of Medicine

340

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

317

prescriptions.

55

patients, 4% of all patients

34 24
RISPERIDONE

Treats schizophrenia and ce... +

Treats schizophrenia and certain problems caused by bipolar disorder. Source: National Library of Medicine

322

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

295

prescriptions.

55

patients, 4% of all patients

P 35 101
FAMOTIDINE*

Treats ulcers, gastroesopha... +

Treats ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and conditions that cause the stomach to produce too much stomach acid. Source: National Library of Medicine

320

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

305

prescriptions.

71

patients, 6% of all patients

36 65
CLONAZEPAM

Treats seizures, panic diso... +

Treats seizures, panic disorder, and anxiety. Source: National Library of Medicine

306

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

231

prescriptions.

41

patients, 3% of all patients

37 46
LYRICA

Treats nerve and muscle pai... +

Treats nerve and muscle pain caused by diabetes, shingles, fibromyalgia, or a spinal cord injury. Source: National Library of Medicine

303

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

275

prescriptions.

35

patients, 3% of all patients

38 83
OXYCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN

Used to relieve moderate to... +

Used to relieve moderate to severe pain. Source: National Library of Medicine

303

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

262

prescriptions.

66

patients, 5% of all patients

O 38 47
LEVEMIR

Helps control blood sugar l... +

Helps control blood sugar levels. Source: National Library of Medicine

300

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

271

prescriptions.

40

patients, 3% of all patients

40 136
TRAZODONE HCL

Trazodone is used to treat ... +

Trazodone is used to treat depression. Source: National Library of Medicine

295

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

260

prescriptions.

64

patients, 5% of all patients

41 34
LEVETIRACETAM

Used to help control certai... +

Used to help control certain types of seizures caused by epilepsy. Source: National Library of Medicine

286

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

232

prescriptions.

36

patients, 3% of all patients

42 105
HYDRALAZINE HCL

Hydralazine is used to trea... +

Hydralazine is used to treat high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

285

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

239

prescriptions.

48

patients, 4% of all patients

43 79
EXELON

Rivastigmine is used to tre... +

Rivastigmine is used to treat mild to moderate dementia (memory loss) associated with Alzheimer's disease or Parkinson's disease. Source: National Library of Medicine

280

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

280

prescriptions.

36

patients, 3% of all patients

44 154
NUEDEXTA

Used to treat pseudobulbar ... +

Used to treat pseudobulbar affect (PBA; a condition of sudden, frequent outbursts of crying or laughing that can not be controlled) in people with certain conditions such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, Lou Gehrig's disease; condition in which the nerves that control muscle movement slowly die, causing the muscles to shrink and weaken) or multiple sclerosis (a disease in which the nerves do not function properly and patients may experience weakness, numbness, loss of muscle coordination and problems with vision, speech, and bladder control). Source: National Library of Medicine

275

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

240

prescriptions.

30

patients, 2% of all patients

45 193
BUSPIRONE HCL

Buspirone is used to treat ... +

Buspirone is used to treat anxiety disorders or in the short-term treatment of symptoms of anxiety. Source: National Library of Medicine

275

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

263

prescriptions.

48

patients, 4% of all patients

45 107
MELOXICAM

Treats symptoms of osteoart... +

Treats symptoms of osteoarthritis (OA). Source: National Library of Medicine

270

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

265

prescriptions.

74

patients, 6% of all patients

47 27
IPRATROPIUM-ALBUTEROL

The combination of albutero... +

The combination of albuterol and ipratropium is used to prevent wheezing, difficulty breathing, chest tightness, and coughing in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD; a group of diseases that affect the lungs and airways) such as chronic bronchitis (swelling of the air passages that lead to the lungs) and emphysema (damage to the air sacs in the lungs). Source: National Library of Medicine

267

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

262

prescriptions.

80

patients, 6% of all patients

48 121
LEVOFLOXACIN

Levofloxacin is used to tre... +

Levofloxacin is used to treat certain infections such as pneumonia, chronic bronchitis and sinus, urinary tract, kidney, prostate (a male reproductive gland), and skin infections. Source: National Library of Medicine

263

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

258

prescriptions.

160

patients, 13% of all patients

A 49 77
METOPROLOL SUCCINATE

Metoprolol is used alone or... +

Metoprolol is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

263

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

251

prescriptions.

49

patients, 4% of all patients

49 17
PRAVASTATIN SODIUM

Pravastatin is used with di... +

Pravastatin is used with diet, weight-loss, and exercise to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke and to decrease the chance that heart surgery will be needed in people who have heart disease or who are at risk of developing heart disease. Source: National Library of Medicine

251

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

223

prescriptions.

60

patients, 5% of all patients

51 15
PANTOPRAZOLE SODIUM

Pantoprazole is used to tre... +

Pantoprazole is used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), a condition in which backward flow of acid from the stomach causes heartburn and possible injury of the esophagus (the tube between the throat and stomach). Source: National Library of Medicine

244

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

217

prescriptions.

61

patients, 5% of all patients

52 21
ZETIA

Lowers cholesterol in your ... +

Lowers cholesterol in your blood. Source: National Library of Medicine

238

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

238

prescriptions.

19

patients, 2% of all patients

53 97
ONDANSETRON HCL*

Ondansetron is used to prev... +

Ondansetron is used to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by cancer chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and surgery. Source: National Library of Medicine

225

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

147

prescriptions.

35

patients, 3% of all patients

54 161
CARBIDOPA-LEVODOPA

The combination of levodopa... +

The combination of levodopa and carbidopa is used to treat the symptoms of Parkinson's disease and Parkinson's-like symptoms that may develop after encephalitis (swelling of the brain) or injury to the nervous system caused by carbon monoxide poisoning or manganese poisoning. Source: National Library of Medicine

222

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

222

prescriptions.

27

patients, 2% of all patients

55 138
FLUTICASONE PROPIONATE

Treats stuffy nose caused b... +

Treats stuffy nose caused by hay fever and other allergies. Source: National Library of Medicine

220

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

206

prescriptions.

60

patients, 5% of all patients

56 23
CLONIDINE HCL

Clonidine is used alone or ... +

Clonidine is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

219

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

152

prescriptions.

49

patients, 4% of all patients

57 52
ALBUTEROL SULFATE

Albuterol is used to preven... +

Albuterol is used to prevent and treat wheezing, shortness of breath, coughing, and chest tightness caused by lung diseases such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD; a group of diseases that affect the lungs and airways). Source: National Library of Medicine

217

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

212

prescriptions.

89

patients, 7% of all patients

58 181
TEMAZEPAM

Treats insomnia (trouble sl... +

Treats insomnia (trouble sleeping). Source: National Library of Medicine

212

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

196

prescriptions.

46

patients, 4% of all patients

59 28
ISOSORBIDE MONONITRATE ER

Isosorbide mononitrate is u... +

Isosorbide mononitrate is used to prevent angina (chest pain) caused by coronary artery disease (heart disease). Source: National Library of Medicine

208

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

208

prescriptions.

33

patients, 3% of all patients

60 78
FENTANYL

Treats severe, ongoing pain... +

Treats severe, ongoing pain (during and after surgery, cancer pain) that cannot be controlled with other medicines. Source: National Library of Medicine

208

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

203

prescriptions.

27

patients, 2% of all patients

O 60 120
GLIPIZIDE

Used with diet and exercise... +

Used with diet and exercise to help control blood sugar in patients with type 2 diabetes. Source: National Library of Medicine

200

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

184

prescriptions.

38

patients, 3% of all patients

62 45
ATENOLOL

Treats high blood pressure ... +

Treats high blood pressure and angina (chest pain). Source: National Library of Medicine

192

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

187

prescriptions.

33

patients, 3% of all patients

63 18
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE

Used alone or together with... +

Used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood pressure and fluid retention (edema). Source: National Library of Medicine

190

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

165

prescriptions.

33

patients, 3% of all patients

64 12
CIPROFLOXACIN HCL

Ciprofloxacin is used to tr... +

Ciprofloxacin is used to treat or prevent certain infections caused by bacteria. Source: National Library of Medicine

188

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

183

prescriptions.

122

patients, 10% of all patients

A 65 51
OXYBUTYNIN CHLORIDE ER

Oxybutynin is used to contr... +

Oxybutynin is used to control urgent, frequent, or uncontrolled urination in people who have overactive bladder (a condition in which the bladder muscles have uncontrollable spasms), spina bifida (a disability that occurs when the spinal cord does not close properly before birth), or other conditions that affect the bladder muscles. Source: National Library of Medicine

185

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

180

prescriptions.

30

patients, 2% of all patients

66 135
LATANOPROST

Latanoprost ophthalmic is u... +

Latanoprost ophthalmic is used to treat glaucoma (a condition in which increased pressure in the eye can lead to gradual loss of vision) and ocular hypertension (a condition which causes increased pressure in the eye). Source: National Library of Medicine

180

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

175

prescriptions.

34

patients, 3% of all patients

67 144
LACTULOSE

Treats constipation. Also t... +

Treats constipation. Source: National Library of Medicine

179

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

153

prescriptions.

46

patients, 4% of all patients

68 118
NITROFURANTOIN MONO-MACRO

Nitrofurantoinis used to tr... +

Nitrofurantoinis used to treat urinary tract infections. Source: National Library of Medicine

174

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

169

prescriptions.

109

patients, 9% of all patients

A R 69 212
ROPINIROLE HCL

Ropinirole is used alone or... +

Ropinirole is used alone or with other medications to treat the symptoms of Parkinson's disease (PD; a disorder of the nervous system that causes difficulties with movement, muscle control, and balance), including shaking of parts of the body, stiffness, slowed movements, and problems with balance. Source: National Library of Medicine

174

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

169

prescriptions.

28

patients, 2% of all patients

69 117
SPIRONOLACTONE

Treats fluid retention (ede... +

Treats fluid retention (edema) in patients with congestive heart failure, liver cirrhosis, or nephrotic syndrome. Source: National Library of Medicine

172

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

167

prescriptions.

34

patients, 3% of all patients

71 87
BACLOFEN

Treats muscle spasms caused... +

Treats muscle spasms caused by multiple sclerosis and spinal cord injury or disease. Source: National Library of Medicine

170

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

127

prescriptions.

27

patients, 2% of all patients

72 62
PREDNISONE

Treats inflammation (swelli... +

Treats inflammation (swelling), severe allergies, complications of chronic illnesses, and other medical problems. Source: National Library of Medicine

169

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

154

prescriptions.

69

patients, 6% of all patients

73 48
MONTELUKAST SODIUM

Montelukast is used to prev... +

Montelukast is used to prevent wheezing, difficulty breathing, chest tightness, and coughing caused by asthma. Source: National Library of Medicine

168

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

163

prescriptions.

29

patients, 2% of all patients

74 38
DULOXETINE HCL

Duloxetine is used to treat... +

Duloxetine is used to treat depression and generalized anxiety disorder (GAD; excessive worry and tension that disrupts daily life and lasts for 6 months or longer). Source: National Library of Medicine

156

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

134

prescriptions.

29

patients, 2% of all patients

75 55
OXYCODONE HCL

Oxycodone is used to reliev... +

Oxycodone is used to relieve moderate to severe pain. Source: National Library of Medicine

154

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

130

prescriptions.

15

patients, 1% of all patients

O 76 58
MEMANTINE HCL

Treats moderate to severe ... +

Treats moderate to severe Alzheimer's disease. Source: National Library of Medicine

147

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

142

prescriptions.

33

patients, 3% of all patients

77 169
OXYBUTYNIN CHLORIDE

Oxybutynin is used to contr... +

Oxybutynin is used to control urgent, frequent, or uncontrolled urination in people who have overactive bladder (a condition in which the bladder muscles have uncontrollable spasms), spina bifida (a disability that occurs when the spinal cord does not close properly before birth), or other conditions that affect the bladder muscles. Source: National Library of Medicine

142

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

137

prescriptions.

21

patients, 2% of all patients

78 103
TRIAMCINOLONE ACETONIDE

Triamcinolone is used to tr... +

Triamcinolone is used to treat the itching, redness, dryness, crusting, scaling, inflammation, and discomfort of various skin conditions. Source: National Library of Medicine

134

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

129

prescriptions.

67

patients, 5% of all patients

79 110
DILTIAZEM HCL

Diltiazem is used to treat ... +

Diltiazem is used to treat high blood pressure and to control angina (chest pain). Source: National Library of Medicine

130

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

130

prescriptions.

17

patients, 1% of all patients

80 223
JANUVIA

Treats type 2 diabetes. Use... +

Treats type 2 diabetes. Source: National Library of Medicine

125

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

113

prescriptions.

21

patients, 2% of all patients

81 72
ALLOPURINOL

Treats gout and some kinds ... +

Treats gout and some kinds of kidney stones. Source: National Library of Medicine

121

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

116

prescriptions.

25

patients, 2% of all patients

82 36
NOVOLOG

Treats diabetes mellitus. I... +

Treats diabetes mellitus. Source: National Library of Medicine

121

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

76

prescriptions.

26

patients, 2% of all patients

82 132
SANTYL

Used to clean skin ulcers a... +

Used to clean skin ulcers and severe burns. Source: National Library of Medicine

116

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

111

prescriptions.

39

patients, 3% of all patients

84 197
ADVAIR DISKUS

Prevents symptoms of asthma... +

Prevents symptoms of asthma or COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), including chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Source: National Library of Medicine

116

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

111

prescriptions.

29

patients, 2% of all patients

84 68
KETOCONAZOLE

Treats fungal infections in... +

Treats fungal infections in the skin, throat, urinary tract, and lungs. Source: National Library of Medicine

113

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

108

prescriptions.

31

patients, 2% of all patients

86 122
SYMBICORT

This is a combination of bu... +

This is a combination of budesonide and formoterol used to help control the symptoms of asthma and improve lung function. Source: National Library of Medicine

112

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

85

prescriptions.

24

patients, 2% of all patients

87 85
ENULOSE 111

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

106

prescriptions.

17

patients, 1% of all patients

88 218
AMIODARONE HCL

Amiodarone is used to treat... +

Amiodarone is used to treat and prevent certain types of serious, life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias (a certain type of abnormal heart rhythm when other medications did not help or could not be tolerated. Source: National Library of Medicine

111

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

106

prescriptions.

21

patients, 2% of all patients

88 210
SPIRIVA

Prevents the symptoms of br... +

Prevents the symptoms of bronchospasm caused by emphysema, chronic bronchitis, or COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). Source: National Library of Medicine

111

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

106

prescriptions.

18

patients, 1% of all patients

88 98
GENTAMICIN SULFATE

Ophthalmic gentamicin is us... +

Ophthalmic gentamicin is used to treat certain eye infections. Source: National Library of Medicine

106

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

101

prescriptions.

67

patients, 5% of all patients

A 91 274
SULFAMETHOXAZOLE-TRIMETHOPRIM

Treating infections caused ... +

Treating infections caused by certain bacteria. Source: National Library of Medicine

105

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

100

prescriptions.

71

patients, 6% of all patients

A 92 86
NYSTOP

Treats infections caused by... +

Treats infections caused by fungus. Source: National Library of Medicine

103

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

98

prescriptions.

28

patients, 2% of all patients

93 257
MUPIROCIN*

Treats skin infections and ... +

Treats skin infections and bacterial infections in your nose. Source: National Library of Medicine

103

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

98

prescriptions.

44

patients, 4% of all patients

93 126
NYSTATIN

Treats fungus infections in... +

Treats fungus infections in the mouth, throat, and intestines. Source: National Library of Medicine

102

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

91

prescriptions.

48

patients, 4% of all patients

95 146
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 3350

Treats occasional constipat... +

Treats occasional constipation. Source: National Library of Medicine

101

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

96

prescriptions.

32

patients, 3% of all patients

96 134
DIGOXIN

Treats certain heart rhythm... +

Treats certain heart rhythm problems (atrial fibrillation). Source: National Library of Medicine

100

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

100

prescriptions.

13

patients, 1% of all patients

R 97 140
KLOR-CON M20

Potassium is essential for ... +

Potassium is essential for the proper functioning of the heart, kidneys, muscles, nerves, and digestive system. Source: National Library of Medicine

98

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

93

prescriptions.

25

patients, 2% of all patients

98 147
CEPHALEXIN

Treats bacterial infections... +

Treats bacterial infections. Source: National Library of Medicine

95

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

90

prescriptions.

62

patients, 5% of all patients

A 99 116
GLIMEPIRIDE

Treats type 2 diabetes. Use... +

Treats type 2 diabetes. Source: National Library of Medicine

92

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

87

prescriptions.

16

patients, 1% of all patients

100 39
TOPIRAMATE

Helps control and prevent c... +

Helps control and prevent certain kinds of seizures. Source: National Library of Medicine

91

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

68

prescriptions.

14

patients, 1% of all patients

101 167
LANTUS SOLOSTAR

Treats diabetes mellitus. I... +

Treats diabetes mellitus. Source: National Library of Medicine

90

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

85

prescriptions.

14

patients, 1% of all patients

102 80
DIVALPROEX SODIUM ER

Treats seizures (epilepsy).... +

Treats seizures (epilepsy). Source: National Library of Medicine

89

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

68

prescriptions.

<11 103 291
SUCRALFATE

Treats ulcers and other sto... +

Treats ulcers and other stomach problems. Source: National Library of Medicine

88

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

74

prescriptions.

16

patients, 1% of all patients

104 178
FENOFIBRATE*

Treats high cholesterol and... +

Treats high cholesterol and triglycerides, together with a proper diet. Source: National Library of Medicine

88

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

75

prescriptions.

22

patients, 2% of all patients

104 61
ENALAPRIL MALEATE

Enalapril is used alone or ... +

Enalapril is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

86

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

86

prescriptions.

14

patients, 1% of all patients

106 57
PROPRANOLOL HCL

Propranolol is used to trea... +

Propranolol is used to treat high blood pressure, abnormal heart rhythms, heart disease, pheochromocytoma (tumor on a small gland near the kidneys), and certain types of tremor. Source: National Library of Medicine

85

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

59

prescriptions.

12

patients, 1% of all patients

107 207
LUMIGAN

The eyedrop reduces pressur... +

The eyedrop reduces pressure inside the eye that is caused by glaucoma or ocular (eye) hypertension. Source: National Library of Medicine

82

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

82

prescriptions.

<11 108 288
VOLTAREN

Treats pain caused by arthr... +

Treats pain caused by arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, or other medical problems. Source: National Library of Medicine

81

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

76

prescriptions.

24

patients, 2% of all patients

109 63
DILTIAZEM 24HR CD

Diltiazem is used to treat ... +

Diltiazem is used to treat high blood pressure and to control angina (chest pain). Source: National Library of Medicine

80

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

80

prescriptions.

12

patients, 1% of all patients

110 198
TIZANIDINE HCL

Tizanidine is used to relie... +

Tizanidine is used to relieve the spasms and increased muscle tone caused by multiple sclerosis (MS, a disease in which the nerves do not function properly and patients may experience weakness, numbness, loss of muscle coordination and problems with vision, speech, and bladder control), stroke, or brain or spinal injury. Source: National Library of Medicine

80

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

54

prescriptions.

18

patients, 1% of all patients

110 76
BUMETANIDE

Treats fluid retention (ede... +

Treats fluid retention (edema) and high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

79

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

79

prescriptions.

15

patients, 1% of all patients

112 150
FLUOXETINE HCL

Fluoxetine is used to treat... +

Fluoxetine is used to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (bothersome thoughts that won't go away and the need to perform certain actions over and over), some eating disorders, and panic attacks (sudden, unexpected attacks of extreme fear and worry about these attacks). Source: National Library of Medicine

79

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

74

prescriptions.

17

patients, 1% of all patients

112 56
PROMETHAZINE HCL

Promethazine is used to rel... +

Promethazine is used to relieve the symptoms of allergic reactions such as allergic rhinitis (runny nose and watery eyes caused by allergy to pollen, mold or dust), allergic conjunctivitis (red, watery eyes caused by allergies), allergic skin reactions, and allergic reactions to blood or plasma products. Source: National Library of Medicine

79

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

74

prescriptions.

50

patients, 4% of all patients

R 112 175
ACETAMINOPHEN-CODEINE

This combination of drugs i... +

This combination of drugs is used to relieve mild to moderate pain. Source: National Library of Medicine

78

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

73

prescriptions.

14

patients, 1% of all patients

O 115 133
CARBAMAZEPINE

Treats different types of s... +

Treats different types of seizures. Source: National Library of Medicine

77

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

54

prescriptions.

<11 116 265
RENVELA

Lowers the amount of phosph... +

Lowers the amount of phosphorus in blood of patients receiving kidney dialysis. Source: National Library of Medicine

77

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

56

prescriptions.

<11 116 372
PRIMIDONE

Treats seizure disorders. B... +

Treats seizure disorders. Source: National Library of Medicine

77

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

77

prescriptions.

11

patients, 1% of all patients

116 249
DOXYCYCLINE HYCLATE

Doxycycline is used to trea... +

Doxycycline is used to treat bacterial infections, including pneumonia and other respiratory tract infections; Lyme disease; acne; infections of skin, genital, and urinary systems; and anthrax (after inhalational exposure). Source: National Library of Medicine

77

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

72

prescriptions.

51

patients, 4% of all patients

A 116 127
PHENYTOIN SODIUM EXTENDED

Phenytoin is used to contro... +

Phenytoin is used to control certain type of seizures, and to treat and prevent seizures that may begin during or after surgery to the brain or nervous system. Source: National Library of Medicine

75

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

70

prescriptions.

11

patients, 1% of all patients

120 196
FENOFIBRATE*

Treats high cholesterol and... +

Treats high cholesterol and triglycerides, together with a proper diet. Source: National Library of Medicine

75

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

70

prescriptions.

18

patients, 1% of all patients

120 123
ARIPIPRAZOLE

Treats schizophrenia, bipol... +

Treats schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and depression. Source: National Library of Medicine

75

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

75

prescriptions.

<11 P 120 312
NEXIUM

Treats heartburn, gastroeso... +

Treats heartburn, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and conditions that cause your stomach to make too much acid. Source: National Library of Medicine

75

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

70

prescriptions.

11

patients, 1% of all patients

120 71
CRESTOR

Lowers high levels of chole... +

Lowers high levels of cholesterol and triglycerides (fats) in your blood. Source: National Library of Medicine

74

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

69

prescriptions.

13

patients, 1% of all patients

124 29
LISINOPRIL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE

Treats high blood pressure.... +

Treats high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

74

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

69

prescriptions.

17

patients, 1% of all patients

124 35
FINASTERIDE

Treats an enlarged prostate... +

Treats an enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH) in men and causes hair growth in male pattern baldness. Source: National Library of Medicine

71

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

66

prescriptions.

14

patients, 1% of all patients

126 70
LOVASTATIN

Lowers high cholesterol and... +

Lowers high cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the blood. Source: National Library of Medicine

71

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

71

prescriptions.

19

patients, 2% of all patients

126 37
SILVER SULFADIAZINE

Treats skin infections in p... +

Treats skin infections in patients with severe burns. Source: National Library of Medicine

70

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

65

prescriptions.

<11 128 166
RAMIPRIL

Treats high blood pressure ... +

Treats high blood pressure and heart failure after a heart attack. Source: National Library of Medicine

70

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

47

prescriptions.

<11 128 128
VENLAFAXINE HCL ER

Venlafaxine is used to trea... +

Venlafaxine is used to treat depression. Source: National Library of Medicine

69

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

64

prescriptions.

13

patients, 1% of all patients

130 129
NYSTATIN-TRIAMCINOLONE

The combination of nystatin... +

The combination of nystatin and triamcinolone is used to treat fungal skin infections. Source: National Library of Medicine

69

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

64

prescriptions.

31

patients, 2% of all patients

130 283
NOVOLIN R

Treats diabetes mellitus. +

Treats diabetes mellitus. Source: National Library of Medicine

68

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

63

prescriptions.

15

patients, 1% of all patients

132 202
LIDOCAINE HCL*

Lidocaine viscous, a local ... +

Lidocaine viscous, a local anesthetic, is used to treat the pain of a sore or irritated mouth and throat often associated with cancer chemotherapy and certain medical procedures. Source: National Library of Medicine

67

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

62

prescriptions.

41

patients, 3% of all patients

133 286
CLOTRIMAZOLE-BETAMETHASONE

This combination medication... +

This combination medication is used to treat a variety of inflamed fungal skin infections such as ringworm, athlete's foot, and jock itch. Source: National Library of Medicine

67

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

67

prescriptions.

14

patients, 1% of all patients

133 104
VALSARTAN

Valsartan is used alone or ... +

Valsartan is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

67

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

67

prescriptions.

17

patients, 1% of all patients

133 100
TIMOLOL MALEATE

Ophthalmic timolol is used ... +

Ophthalmic timolol is used to treat glaucoma, a condition in which increased pressure in the eye can lead to gradual loss of vision. Source: National Library of Medicine

65

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

65

prescriptions.

11

patients, 1% of all patients

136 299
VESICARE

Solifenacin is used to trea... +

Solifenacin is used to treat overactive bladder (a condition in which the bladder muscles contract uncontrollably and cause frequent urination, urgent need to urinate, and inability to control urination). Source: National Library of Medicine

64

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

59

prescriptions.

<11 137 179
ABILIFY

Treats schizophrenia, bipol... +

Treats schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and depression. Source: National Library of Medicine

64

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

64

prescriptions.

<11 P 137 245
DIGOX

Digox (digoxin) is used to ... +

Digox (digoxin) is used to treat heart failure and abnormal heart rhythms (arrhythmias). Source: National Library of Medicine

63

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

63

prescriptions.

13

patients, 1% of all patients

R 139 156
RESTASIS

Treats chronic dry eye dise... +

Treats chronic dry eye disease by increasing the amount of tears in your eyes. Source: National Library of Medicine

62

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

62

prescriptions.

<11 140 255
BRIMONIDINE TARTRATE

Ophthalmic brimonidine is u... +

Ophthalmic brimonidine is used to lower pressure in the eyes in patients who have glaucoma (high pressure in the eyes that may damage nerves and cause vision loss) and ocular hypertension (pressure in the eyes that is higher than normal but not high enough to cause vision loss). Source: National Library of Medicine

61

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

56

prescriptions.

11

patients, 1% of all patients

141 335
VENLAFAXINE HCL

Venlafaxine is used to trea... +

Venlafaxine is used to treat depression. Source: National Library of Medicine

60

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

55

prescriptions.

<11 142 231
DIAZEPAM

Treats anxiety, muscle spas... +

Treats anxiety, muscle spasms, seizures, and other medical conditions. Source: National Library of Medicine

60

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

33

prescriptions.

12

patients, 1% of all patients

142 73
HYDROXYZINE HCL

Hydroxyzine is used to reli... +

Hydroxyzine is used to relieve the itching caused by allergies and to control the nausea and vomiting caused by various conditions, including motion sickness. Source: National Library of Medicine

59

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

54

prescriptions.

24

patients, 2% of all patients

R 144 277
TRAMADOL HCL-ACETAMINOPHEN

Treats short-term, medium t... +

Treats short-term, medium to medium-severe pain. Source: National Library of Medicine

59

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

59

prescriptions.

<11 O 144 153
BUPROPION HCL SR

Bupropion (Aplenzin, Wellbu... +

Bupropion (Aplenzin, Wellbutrin, Wellbutrin SR, Wellbutrin XL) is used to treat depression. Source: National Library of Medicine

58

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

42

prescriptions.

<11 146 171
OLANZAPINE

Treats psychotic mental dis... +

Treats psychotic mental disorders, such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder (manic-depressive illness). Source: National Library of Medicine

58

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

44

prescriptions.

11

patients, 1% of all patients

P 146 176
LOSARTAN-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE

This drug is used to treat ... +

This drug is used to treat high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

58

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

53

prescriptions.

<11 146 42
MEGESTROL ACETATE

Megestrol tablets treat bre... +

Megestrol tablets treat breast and uterine cancer. Source: National Library of Medicine

57

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

52

prescriptions.

33

patients, 3% of all patients

R 149 215
HUMALOG

Treats diabetes mellitus. I... +

Treats diabetes mellitus. Source: National Library of Medicine

56

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

51

prescriptions.

12

patients, 1% of all patients

150 214
CEFTRIAXONE*

Treats infections caused by... +

Treats infections caused by certain types of bacteria. Source: National Library of Medicine

55

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

55

prescriptions.

30

patients, 2% of all patients

A 151 309
IBUPROFEN

Treats fever and pain, incl... +

Treats fever and pain, including pain caused by headache, toothache, arthritis, cold or flu, migraine, or menstrual cramps. Source: National Library of Medicine

54

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

36

prescriptions.

24

patients, 2% of all patients

152 50
DICYCLOMINE HCL

Dicyclomine is used to trea... +

Dicyclomine is used to treat the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome. Source: National Library of Medicine

54

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

40

prescriptions.

<11 152 152
DOXAZOSIN MESYLATE

Doxazosin (Cardura, Cardura... +

Doxazosin (Cardura, Cardura XL) is used in men to treat the symptoms of an enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH), which include difficulty urinating (hesitation, dribbling, weak stream, and incomplete bladder emptying), painful urination, and urinary frequency and urgency. Source: National Library of Medicine

53

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

48

prescriptions.

<11 154 89
MIDODRINE HCL

Midodrine hydrochloride tab... +

Midodrine hydrochloride tablets are indicated for the treatment of symptomatic orthostatic hypotension. Source: National Library of Medicine

53

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

53

prescriptions.

<11 154 358
TRANSDERM-SCOP 53

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

53

prescriptions.

<11 154 383
ISOSORBIDE MONONITRATE 50

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

45

prescriptions.

<11 157 458
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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Caveats
  • No comparisons are shown if there are fewer than 20 prescribers in the state share this specialty.
  • 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 Aug. 6, 2015.
  • Comparisons are based on each provider’s current address, not necessarily where he or she worked during the time period covered in this database.
  • In rare circumstances, providers' prescription tallies may be inflated. Sometimes providers are credited with prescriptions written by colleagues (this happens in long-term care facilities) or are victims of fraud involving theft of their provider number.