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Prescriber Checkup

EFRAIN MARTINEZ M.D.

1000 PARK CENTRE BLVD STE 100 SUITE 100

Miami | Florida | 33169

(305) 628-6117

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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2012

Internal Medicine

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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49,355Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills

Rank: 16 out of 3647

$900K Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions

Rank: 300 out of 3647

1,738 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
96%Patients 65 Years and Older
50% 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
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this specialty
in Florida
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Schedule Two
Controlled Substances

1% of this provider’s 1,738 patients filled at least one prescription for a schedule two drug, compared to an average of 5%.

Schedule Three
Controlled Substances

6% of this provider’s 1,738 patients filled at least one prescription for a schedule three drug, compared to an average of 8%.

Risky Drugs to Seniors

1% of this provider’s 47,280 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 1%.

Brand Name Drugs

22% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 25%.

Prescription Price

$18 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $56 among peers.

Prescriptions per Patient

28 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 18.


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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 Florida
SIMVASTATIN 3,296 3,168 1 1
OMEPRAZOLE 2,626 2,511 2 3
FOLIC ACID 1,613 1,567 10 3 95
LISINOPRIL 1,405 1,318 4 4
METFORMIN HCL 1,381 1,339 5 6
LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 1,283 1,249 6 11
VITAMIN D2 1,245 1,204 10 7 100
AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 1,189 1,172 8 2
SYNTHROID 1,155 1,112 9 42
RANITIDINE HCL 979 930 10 29
METOPROLOL SUCCINATE 965 938 11 18
METOPROLOL TARTRATE 948 912 12 7
ATENOLOL 944 928 13 10
ENALAPRIL MALEATE 901 879 14 35
LORATADINE 868 820 10 15 109
TEMAZEPAM 844 842 16 47
GABAPENTIN 816 778 17 17
ALPRAZOLAM 790 765 18 31
IBUPROFEN 711 673 19 55
FUROSEMIDE 650 641 20 8
VIAGRA 597 561 21 69
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 552 533 22 9
LOVASTATIN 522 514 23 21
RENAL CAPS 508 486 24 119
LOSARTAN-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 492 473 25 48
MELOXICAM 490 483 26 33
TAMSULOSIN HCL 456 449 27 28
BENICAR 451 447 28 114
AMMONIUM LACTATE 444 411 29 141
FENOFIBRATE 439 400 30 50
WARFARIN SODIUM 409 409 31 15
GLIPIZIDE 400 388 32 41
CLOTRIMAZOLE-BETAMETHASONE 396 365 10 33 84
LORAZEPAM 338 324 34 73
PANTOPRAZOLE SODIUM 333 328 35 38
KETOCONAZOLE 331 306 36 132
FLUTICASONE PROPIONATE 331 324 36 32
CARVEDILOL 315 302 38 20
DOXAZOSIN MESYLATE 315 315 38 57
ALENDRONATE SODIUM 311 311 40 23
ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE 310 288 41 14
FINASTERIDE 302 298 42 66
VOLTAREN 299 290 43 102
LEVOXYL 298 262 44 125
CICLOPIROX 297 281 45 176
CLOBETASOL PROPIONATE 266 252 46 188
CLOPIDOGREL 257 248 47 26
SERTRALINE HCL 248 248 48 27
TIZANIDINE HCL 246 242 49 126
CIALIS 238 223 50 179
DIOVAN 225 216 51 40
ALLOPURINOL 215 199 52 37
CITALOPRAM HBR 213 193 53 25
DONEPEZIL HCL 202 202 54 30
AVODART 198 198 55 173
LIDODERM 198 193 55 108
PRAVASTATIN SODIUM 194 183 57 16
CRESTOR 190 181 58 19
LISINOPRIL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 181 179 59 36
GLIPIZIDE XL 179 179 60 190
ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 179 179 60 13
PRILOSEC OTC 179 161 10 60 285
ISOSORBIDE MONONITRATE ER 178 171 63 56
HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 177 165 S3 64 12
CILOSTAZOL 170 170 65 168
PLAVIX 169 165 66 39
LANSOPRAZOLE 169 157 66 116
DICLOFENAC SODIUM 164 160 68 86
SURE COMFORT 162 145 69 161
PAROXETINE HCL 162 158 69 60
DILTIAZEM 24HR ER 160 159 71 164
VENTOLIN HFA 147 135 72 88
NEXIUM 145 144 73 44
CLONAZEPAM 143 123 74 146
NAPROXEN 139 133 75 70
BENICAR HCT 136 136 76 165
PROCTOZONE-HC 119 112 77 216
CETIRIZINE HCL 117 103 78 213
TRIAMCINOLONE ACETONIDE 111 103 79 136
TRAMADOL HCL-ACETAMINOPHEN 106 104 80 152
PANCRELIPASE 5,000 106 106 10 80 392
VESICARE 106 93 80 209
BUMETANIDE 106 102 80 134
JANUVIA 105 103 84 72
AMLODIPINE BESYLATE-BENAZEPRIL 105 105 84 74
LYRICA 101 101 86 120
MECLIZINE HCL 101 91 86 85
FAMOTIDINE 100 100 88 61
DIPHENHYDRAMINE HCL 100 76 R 88 290
FLUNISOLIDE 98 84 90 284
MI ACID 98 81 90 263
ESTAZOLAM 96 96 92 324
CLORAZEPATE DIPOTASSIUM 96 96 92 200
LANOXIN 96 90 92 231
ADVAIR DISKUS 94 77 95 52
GLYBURIDE 94 94 R 95 54
SINGULAIR 93 93 97 90
LEVITRA 92 87 98 304
ATENOLOL-CHLORTHALIDONE 90 90 99 171
NYSTATIN-TRIAMCINOLONE 89 89 100 201
NAMENDA 89 89 100 49
PREDNISONE 88 78 102 43
ROBAFEN-DM CLEAR 87 79 103 248
QUINAPRIL HCL 86 86 104 212
DICYCLOMINE HCL 85 80 105 194
LANTUS SOLOSTAR 85 79 105 124
FOLBIC 85 69 105 255
GLYBURIDE-METFORMIN HCL 84 84 R 108 94
MUPIROCIN 79 74 109 137
DIOVAN HCT 79 79 109 80
TRAMADOL HCL 78 51 111 22
CARAFATE 76 76 112 410
AFEDITAB CR 75 59 113 237
NYSTATIN 75 69 113 195
KLOR-CON M20 75 75 113 121
KLOR-CON 10 73 73 116 106
FELODIPINE ER 73 73 116 186
FLUOXETINE HCL 73 73 116 68
DESONIDE 70 56 119 381
LANTUS 64 64 120 59
CLONIDINE HCL 63 63 121 46
HYDRALAZINE HCL 63 63 121 81
LACTULOSE 62 60 123 128
TERAZOSIN HCL 61 61 124 103
GALANTAMINE HBR 60 60 125 245
LABETALOL HCL 59 46 126 172
MONTELUKAST SODIUM 59 59 126 160
BENAZEPRIL HCL 59 59 126 71
ALFUZOSIN HCL 58 50 129 522
ATACAND 57 57 130 373
ACETIC ACID 56 56 131 514
AZITHROMYCIN 55 49 132 34
QVAR 55 53 132 294
CHLORTHALIDONE 54 48 134 208
ULTICARE 53 43 135 387
ANASTROZOLE 52 52 136 344
METOCLOPRAMIDE HCL 52 44 136 135
BUTALBITAL-ACETAMINOPHEN-CAFFE 51 50 R 138 322
ZOVIRAX 50 40 139 406
CIPROFLOXACIN HCL 50 50 139 53
NASONEX 50 40 139 220
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 June 4, 2014.
  • Comparisons are based on each provider’s current address, not necessarily where he or she worked during the time period covered in this database.