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Prescriber Checkup

JAIME MARCHENA ARRAUT M.D.

410 AVE GENERAL VALERO TORRE MEDICA DEL ESTE - SUITE 405

Fajardo | Puerto Rico | 00738

(787) 860-0768

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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2012

Psychiatry

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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5,758Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills

Rank: 45 out of 190

$361K Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions

Rank: 36 out of 190

508 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
36%Patients 65 Years and Older
3% 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 Puerto Rico
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Schedule Two
Controlled Substances

N/A

Schedule Three
Controlled Substances

N/A

Risky Drugs to Seniors

3% of this provider’s 1,834 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 5%.

Brand Name Drugs

18% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 20%.

Prescription Price

$63 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $57 among peers.

Prescriptions per Patient

11 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 11.


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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 Puerto Rico
CITALOPRAM HBR 505 296 1 6
DIVALPROEX SODIUM 348 114 2 14
RISPERIDONE 304 154 3 5
PAROXETINE HCL 270 105 4 4
SERTRALINE HCL 259 100 5 3
ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE 233 39 6 2
BUPROPION HCL SR 232 24 7 17
QUETIAPINE FUMARATE 212 91 8 9
TRAZODONE HCL 195 16 9 7
OLANZAPINE 190 83 10 19
BENZTROPINE MESYLATE 185 43 R 11 15
BUPROPION XL 147 14 12 8
CYMBALTA 143 20 13 10
ABILIFY 142 48 14 18
HALOPERIDOL 133 27 15 21
FLUOXETINE HCL 129 41 16 1
LAMOTRIGINE 109 12 17 24
MIRTAZAPINE 95 34 18 25
DONEPEZIL HCL 95 60 18 29
DIPHENHYDRAMINE HCL 94 0 R 20 20
HYDROXYZINE PAMOATE 93 12 R 21 23
NORTRIPTYLINE HCL 89 0 22 42
AMITRIPTYLINE HCL 86 0 R 23 11
SEROQUEL 83 38 24 22
VENLAFAXINE HCL ER 78 17 25 13
VENLAFAXINE HCL 72 0 26 40
CHLORPROMAZINE HCL 69 0 27 26
THIORIDAZINE HCL 66 0 R 28 35
OXCARBAZEPINE 58 12 29 92
INVEGA 58 11 29 68
LITHIUM CARBONATE 55 13 31 27
NAMENDA 54 45 32 36
VALPROIC ACID 53 46 33 94
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 Dec. 3, 2008.
  • Comparisons are based on each provider’s current address, not necessarily where he or she worked during the time period covered in this database.