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Prescriber Checkup

JESUS LORITES M.D.

8300 W FLAGLER ST SUITE 112

Miami | Florida | 33144

(305) 460-0045

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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2012

Specialist

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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13,761Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills

Rank: 35 out of 1290

$413K Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions

Rank: 250 out of 1290

412 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
78%Patients 65 Years and Older
89% 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

3% of this provider’s 412 patients filled at least one prescription for a schedule two drug, compared to an average of 7%.

Schedule Three
Controlled Substances

6% of this provider’s 412 patients filled at least one prescription for a schedule three drug, compared to an average of 9%.

Risky Drugs to Seniors

4% of this provider’s 10,907 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 2%.

Brand Name Drugs

20% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 29%.

Prescription Price

$30 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $94 among peers.

Prescriptions per Patient

33 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 9.


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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 Florida
OMEPRAZOLE 885 711 1 2
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 491 412 2 20
DICLOFENAC SODIUM 466 389 3 77
LISINOPRIL 455 360 4 5
TEMAZEPAM 454 341 5 71
METFORMIN HCL 452 335 6 10
SIMVASTATIN 431 355 7 1
METOPROLOL SUCCINATE 406 389 8 14
AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 381 310 9 3
METOPROLOL TARTRATE 286 222 10 7
VIAGRA 273 236 11 124
ENALAPRIL MALEATE 270 207 12 62
GABAPENTIN 265 179 13 8
ALPRAZOLAM 232 183 14 47
LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM 210 200 15 4
GLYBURIDE 210 123 R 15 87
CLOPIDOGREL 200 160 17 24
TAMSULOSIN HCL 182 146 18 11
CIALIS 180 150 19 230
BUMETANIDE 172 156 20 196
INSULIN SYRINGE 168 87 21 76
KLOR-CON M20 159 128 22 268
MEGESTROL ACETATE 157 155 R 23 198
CYCLOBENZAPRINE HCL 156 99 R 24 105
ATENOLOL 154 138 25 18
DONEPEZIL HCL 139 130 26 13
IBUPROFEN 137 95 27 74
FUROSEMIDE 133 122 28 9
FLUTICASONE PROPIONATE 127 96 29 26
ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE 125 97 30 15
GEMFIBROZIL 123 66 31 210
LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 118 106 32 19
LANSOPRAZOLE 115 103 33 181
WARFARIN SODIUM 115 105 33 22
CRESTOR 108 66 35 17
LANTUS 107 64 36 67
CLOBETASOL PROPIONATE 105 83 37 117
LISINOPRIL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 100 68 38 92
PLAVIX 96 79 39 32
HUMULIN R 91 55 40 347
ALENDRONATE SODIUM 89 70 41 39
PENTOXIFYLLINE 88 84 42 251
RANITIDINE HCL 77 63 43 49
FOLIC ACID 76 41 44 188
LORAZEPAM 76 59 44 132
CARVEDILOL 72 61 46 12
DIGOXIN 69 69 47 51
NEXIUM 66 57 48 34
ALLOPURINOL 65 65 49 60
ACTOS 62 52 50 182
METOCLOPRAMIDE HCL 59 37 51 174
CITALOPRAM HBR 59 44 51 29
ENALAPRIL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 59 50 51 521
GLIPIZIDE ER 58 58 54 206
ADVAIR DISKUS 56 52 55 37
HUMULIN 70-30 56 35 55 240
NIFEDIPINE ER 55 48 57 110
DIOVAN 52 52 58 53
NAPROXEN 52 42 58 115
GLYBURIDE-METFORMIN HCL 50 25 R 60 147
DOXAZOSIN MESYLATE 50 33 60 64
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 Feb. 26, 2010.
  • Comparisons are based on each provider’s current address, not necessarily where he or she worked during the time period covered in this database.