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Prescriber Checkup

MARIE REID DURANT MD

451 CLARKSON AVE E BUILDING

Brooklyn | New York | 11203

(718) 245-3200

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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2012

Geriatric Medicine

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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13,443Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills

Rank: 23 out of 244

$677K Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions

Rank: 31 out of 244

460 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
99%Patients 65 Years and Older
88% 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 New York
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Schedule Two
Controlled Substances

N/A

Schedule Three
Controlled Substances

4% of this provider’s 460 patients filled at least one prescription for a schedule three drug, compared to an average of 3%.

Risky Drugs to Seniors

1% of this provider’s 13,420 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 1%.

Brand Name Drugs

31% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 27%.

Prescription Price

$50 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $56 among peers.

Prescriptions per Patient

29 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 24.


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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.

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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 New York
SIMVASTATIN 817 817 1 1
AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 771 770 2 2
NIFEDIPINE ER 531 531 3 64
FUROSEMIDE 488 488 4 3
METFORMIN HCL 467 467 5 10
CRESTOR 443 443 6 26
ENALAPRIL MALEATE 432 432 7 24
METOPROLOL SUCCINATE 378 378 8 11
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 372 372 9 12
ALENDRONATE SODIUM 366 359 10 21
JANUVIA 335 333 11 32
LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 284 284 12 16
GABAPENTIN 279 279 13 14
METOPROLOL TARTRATE 277 277 14 5
FOSINOPRIL SODIUM 268 268 15 88
LOSARTAN-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 247 247 16 74
ZETIA 242 242 17 94
OMEPRAZOLE 217 217 18 6
LABETALOL HCL 197 197 19 96
LANTUS SOLOSTAR 165 165 20 91
NIFEDICAL XL 160 160 21 186
LISINOPRIL 150 150 22 7
RANITIDINE HCL 143 143 23 34
TRAMADOL HCL 141 141 24 53
ENALAPRIL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 140 140 25 234
PRAVASTATIN SODIUM 132 125 26 47
GLIPIZIDE XL 132 132 26 119
CHLORTHALIDONE 129 129 28 152
LANTUS 128 128 29 30
NEXIUM 126 126 30 27
GLIMEPIRIDE 114 114 31 71
GLYBURIDE-METFORMIN HCL 112 112 R 32 147
DONEPEZIL HCL 109 109 33 9
GLIPIZIDE ER 108 108 34 198
PLAVIX 108 108 34 38
CLOPIDOGREL 106 106 36 29
ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 105 105 37 17
DOXAZOSIN MESYLATE 103 103 38 102
TAMSULOSIN HCL 102 102 39 20
PANTOPRAZOLE SODIUM 94 94 40 61
CARVEDILOL 92 91 41 23
POTASSIUM CHLORIDE 86 86 42 25
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 3350 85 85 43 33
LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM 84 84 44 4
PEN NEEDLE 81 81 45 216
HYDRALAZINE HCL 79 79 46 50
MIRTAZAPINE 72 72 47 13
FINASTERIDE 70 70 48 52
SINGLE USE SWAB 68 68 49 160
NAPROXEN 67 66 50 118
INSULIN SYRINGE 65 65 51 128
ACETAMINOPHEN-CODEINE 64 64 S3 52 177
NOVOLOG FLEXPEN 63 63 53 127
HUMULIN 70-30 62 62 54 294
CILOSTAZOL 61 61 55 175
VENTOLIN HFA 56 56 56 80
ALCOHOL SWABS 55 55 57 138
NAMENDA 55 55 57 19
ATENOLOL 55 55 57 18
NATEGLINIDE 54 54 60 272
NOVOLOG 53 53 61 75
ISOSORBIDE MONONITRATE ER 52 52 62 44
ALLOPURINOL 50 50 63 57
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.