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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2012

Adult Medicine

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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22,549Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills
$1.09M Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions
328 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
91%Patients 65 Years and Older
94% 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
WARFARIN SODIUM 1,475 1,365
LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM 1,098 982
FUROSEMIDE 741 695
OMEPRAZOLE 601 494
METOPROLOL TARTRATE 597 560
DONEPEZIL HCL 566 532
LISINOPRIL 539 465
SIMVASTATIN 464 386
AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 458 409
POTASSIUM CHLORIDE 428 383
RISPERIDONE 357 331
CITALOPRAM HBR 354 296
NAMENDA 333 314
TRAMADOL HCL 332 315
MIRTAZAPINE 324 301
TRAZODONE HCL 312 264
ATENOLOL 310 279
METFORMIN HCL 296 253
PAROXETINE HCL 292 268
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 3350 285 265
SERTRALINE HCL 274 214
IPRATROPIUM-ALBUTEROL 257 255
BUSPIRONE HCL 253 253
METOPROLOL SUCCINATE 253 245
DIVALPROEX SODIUM 239 187
GABAPENTIN 239 202
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 229 198
LIDODERM 228 215
LANTUS 215 163
PANTOPRAZOLE SODIUM 212 192
QUETIAPINE FUMARATE 207 183
PREDNISONE 186 185
RANITIDINE HCL 181 172
FENTANYL 168 146 S2
ESCITALOPRAM OXALATE 152 150
DIGOXIN 147 147
ALBUTEROL SULFATE 147 141
METOLAZONE 143 117
VENLAFAXINE HCL ER 141 124
FLUOXETINE HCL 138 109
ALENDRONATE SODIUM 135 135
HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 131 108 S3
OLANZAPINE 130 90
IBUPROFEN 126 111
LACTULOSE 124 112
SULFAMETHOXAZOLE-TRIMETHOPRIM 121 110
LEVETIRACETAM 120 84
NOVOLIN N 113 102
ISOSORBIDE MONONITRATE ER 106 105
TAMSULOSIN HCL 106 65
CYMBALTA 104 104
ADVAIR DISKUS 103 91
LUMIGAN 101 101
DIOVAN 101 99
NYSTATIN-TRIAMCINOLONE 100 100
GLYBURIDE 97 97 R
LEVEMIR 94 86
GLIPIZIDE 92 73
ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 91 90
BACLOFEN 90 27
NYSTATIN 89 60
OXYCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 87 87 S2
TORSEMIDE 85 73
CLOPIDOGREL 83 69
DILTIAZEM 24HR CD 82 70
ROPINIROLE HCL 81 67
NEXIUM 78 63
LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 76 76
AMITRIPTYLINE HCL 74 74 R
NOVOLIN R 73 63
OLANZAPINE ODT 72 59
METOCLOPRAMIDE HCL 71 47
FLUTICASONE PROPIONATE 71 50
CARBIDOPA-LEVODOPA 71 71
OXYCODONE HCL 70 60 S2
TRAVATAN Z 67 57
TRIAMTERENE-HCTZ 67 41
DILTIAZEM HCL 67 67
TIMOLOL MALEATE 65 51
CARBAMAZEPINE 64 64
LATANOPROST 62 62
PLAVIX 62 53
ISOSORBIDE DINITRATE 62 62
AVELOX 61 51
HUMALOG 60 48
MORPHINE SULFATE 60 54 S2
PHENYTOIN SODIUM EXTENDED 59 59
SEROQUEL 59 54
NAPROXEN 59 56
OXYBUTYNIN CHLORIDE ER 59 56
CEPHALEXIN 58 58
FLUOCINONIDE 56 56
COMPRO 55 52 10
KETOCONAZOLE 54 48
SPIRONOLACTONE 53 41
NITROGLYCERIN PATCH 51 51
OXYBUTYNIN CHLORIDE 51 38
PROPRANOLOL HCL 50 48
CARVEDILOL 50 38
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 Aug. 1, 2013.
  • Comparisons are based on each provider’s current address, not necessarily where he or she worked during the time period covered in this database.