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The Doctors and Drugs in Medicare Part D

At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2015

Internal Medicine

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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43,556Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills

Rank: 5 out of 691

$2.49M Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions

Rank: 6 out of 691

1,027 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
85% Patients 65 Years and Older

45% 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 than average Average for
this specialty
in Kentucky
lower than average

Antipsychotics

4% of this provider’s 877 patients who are 65 and older filled at least one prescription for an antipsychotic drug, compared to an average of 4%.

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Antibiotics

42% of this provider’s 1,027 patients filled at least one prescription for an antibiotic drug, compared to an average of 31%.

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Risky Drugs for Seniors

20% of this provider’s 877 patients 65 and older filled at least one prescription for a potentially inappropriate drug, compared to an average of 14%.

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Opioids

28% of this provider’s 1,027 patients filled at least one prescription for an opioid, compared to an average of 19%.

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Brand Name Drugs

24% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 21%.

Prescription Price

$57 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $66 among peers.

Prescriptions per Patient

42 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 21.


How This Provider’s Patients Compare

Doctors often say their patients are sicker or more complex than those of their peers. The measure displayed below, used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, takes into account patients’ characteristics to estimate whether they are expected to have above-average Medicare spending. It considers patients’ age, sex, diagnoses from the past year and other factors. This provider’s score below takes into account all patients.

This Provider's History

A comparison of this provider’s prescribing in Part D since 2012. All years may not be shown if there is insufficient data.

Cost of Claims

$2.22M

2012

$2.31M

2013

$2.39M

2014

$2.49M

2015

Number of Claims

34,989

2012

39,089

2013

41,631

2014

43,556

2015

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. The list below includes only those drugs for which this provider wrote 50 or more prescriptions.

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An opioid drug. More » Prescription opioids (painkillers) can help alleviate certain kinds of pain in the short term but carry serious health risks.

A

An antibiotic drug. More » Used to treat bacterial infections but are often prescribed incorrectly to treat viral infections, such as chest colds or the flu.

P

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 with Refills Prescriptions
to 65+
Patients Receiving this Drug Category For this Prescriber For this Prescriber's Peers
LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM

Levothyroxine, a thyroid ho... +

Levothyroxine, a thyroid hormone, is used to treat hypothyroidism, a condition where the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone. Source: National Library of Medicine

2,268

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

1,977

prescriptions.

342

patients, 33% of all patients

1 1
ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM

Treats high cholesterol and... +

Treats high cholesterol and triglyceride levels. Source: National Library of Medicine

1,874

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

1,675

prescriptions.

334

patients, 33% of all patients

2 4
HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN

Used to relieve moderate to... +

Used to relieve moderate to severe pain. Source: National Library of Medicine

1,396

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

1,042

prescriptions.

179

patients, 17% of all patients

O 3 6
AMLODIPINE BESYLATE

Amlodipine is used alone or... +

Amlodipine is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure and chest pain (angina). Source: National Library of Medicine

1,267

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

1,170

prescriptions.

215

patients, 21% of all patients

4 3
FUROSEMIDE

Treats fluid retention (ede... +

Treats fluid retention (edema) and high blood pressure (hypertension). Source: National Library of Medicine

1,061

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

978

prescriptions.

145

patients, 14% of all patients

5 7
GABAPENTIN

Treats certain types of sei... +

Treats certain types of seizures. Source: National Library of Medicine

1,052

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

832

prescriptions.

153

patients, 15% of all patients

6 9
METOPROLOL TARTRATE

Metoprolol is used alone or... +

Metoprolol is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

877

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

803

prescriptions.

132

patients, 13% of all patients

7 11
PANTOPRAZOLE SODIUM

Pantoprazole is used to tre... +

Pantoprazole is used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), a condition in which backward flow of acid from the stomach causes heartburn and possible injury of the esophagus (the tube between the throat and stomach). Source: National Library of Medicine

816

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

679

prescriptions.

135

patients, 13% of all patients

8 16
LORAZEPAM

Treats anxiety, anxiety wit... +

Treats anxiety, anxiety with depression, and insomnia (trouble sleeping). Source: National Library of Medicine

746

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

722

prescriptions.

65

patients, 6% of all patients

9 35
TRAMADOL HCL

Tramadol is used to relieve... +

Tramadol is used to relieve moderate to moderately severe pain. Source: National Library of Medicine

738

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

559

prescriptions.

107

patients, 10% of all patients

O 10 29
METFORMIN HCL

Metformin is used alone or ... +

Metformin is used alone or with other medications, including insulin, to treat type 2 diabetes (condition in which the body does not use insulin normally and, therefore, cannot control the amount of sugar in the blood). Source: National Library of Medicine

724

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

620

prescriptions.

111

patients, 11% of all patients

11 10
POTASSIUM CHLORIDE

Potassium is needed to main... +

Potassium is needed to maintain good health. Source: National Library of Medicine

714

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

631

prescriptions.

128

patients, 12% of all patients

12 12
ALPRAZOLAM

Treats anxiety, panic disor... +

Treats anxiety, panic disorder, insomnia (trouble sleeping), and anxiety caused by depression. Source: National Library of Medicine

700

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

637

prescriptions.

64

patients, 6% of all patients

13 17
QUINAPRIL HCL

Quinapril is used alone or ... +

Quinapril is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

700

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

637

prescriptions.

111

patients, 11% of all patients

10 13 167
CLONAZEPAM

Treats seizures, panic diso... +

Treats seizures, panic disorder, and anxiety. Source: National Library of Medicine

662

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

403

prescriptions.

83

patients, 8% of all patients

15 36
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE

Used alone or together with... +

Used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood pressure and fluid retention (edema). Source: National Library of Medicine

634

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

575

prescriptions.

110

patients, 11% of all patients

16 15
OMEPRAZOLE

Treats heartburn, stomach u... +

Treats heartburn, stomach ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and conditions that cause your stomach to make too much acid, such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, endocrine tumors, and systemic mastocytosis. Source: National Library of Medicine

626

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

525

prescriptions.

102

patients, 10% of all patients

17 5
LISINOPRIL

Treats high blood pressure ... +

Treats high blood pressure and heart failure. Source: National Library of Medicine

544

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

480

prescriptions.

94

patients, 9% of all patients

18 2
DONEPEZIL HCL

Donepezil is used to treat ... +

Donepezil is used to treat dementia (a brain disorder that affects the ability to remember, think clearly, communicate, and perform daily activities and may cause changes in mood and personality) associated with Alzheimer's disease (AD; a brain disease that slowly destroys the memory and the ability to think, learn, communicate and handle daily activities). Source: National Library of Medicine

525

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

520

prescriptions.

67

patients, 7% of all patients

19 33
PRAVASTATIN SODIUM

Pravastatin is used with di... +

Pravastatin is used with diet, weight-loss, and exercise to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke and to decrease the chance that heart surgery will be needed in people who have heart disease or who are at risk of developing heart disease. Source: National Library of Medicine

507

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

435

prescriptions.

93

patients, 9% of all patients

20 14
CARVEDILOL

Treats high blood pressure ... +

Treats high blood pressure and congestive heart failure (CHF). Source: National Library of Medicine

471

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

379

prescriptions.

73

patients, 7% of all patients

21 21
ELIQUIS

Used to help prevent stroke... +

Used to help prevent strokes or blood clots in people who have atrial fibrillation (a condition in which the heart beats irregularly, increasing the chance of clots forming in the body and possibly causing strokes) that is not caused by heart valve disease. Source: National Library of Medicine

449

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

430

prescriptions.

52

patients, 5% of all patients

22 120
CLOPIDOGREL

Helps prevent stroke, heart... +

Helps prevent stroke, heart attack, and other heart problems. Source: National Library of Medicine

437

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

379

prescriptions.

65

patients, 6% of all patients

23 20
ESCITALOPRAM OXALATE

Escitalopram is used to tre... +

Escitalopram is used to treat depression and generalized anxiety disorder (excessive worry and tension that disrupts daily life and lasts for 6 months or longer). Source: National Library of Medicine

399

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

381

prescriptions.

56

patients, 5% of all patients

24 37
METOPROLOL SUCCINATE

Metoprolol is used alone or... +

Metoprolol is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

396

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

326

prescriptions.

58

patients, 6% of all patients

25 18
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 3350

Treats occasional constipat... +

Treats occasional constipation. Source: National Library of Medicine

387

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

367

prescriptions.

47

patients, 5% of all patients

26 51
RANITIDINE HCL

Ranitidine is used to treat... +

Ranitidine is used to treat ulcers; gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), a condition in which backward flow of acid from the stomach causes heartburn and injury of the food pipe (esophagus); and conditions where the stomach produces too much acid, such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. Source: National Library of Medicine

385

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

317

prescriptions.

67

patients, 7% of all patients

27 34
NAMENDA XR

Used to treat the symptoms ... +

Used to treat the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. Source: National Library of Medicine

376

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

376

prescriptions.

27

patients, 3% of all patients

28 62
MONTELUKAST SODIUM

Montelukast is used to prev... +

Montelukast is used to prevent wheezing, difficulty breathing, chest tightness, and coughing caused by asthma. Source: National Library of Medicine

369

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

344

prescriptions.

55

patients, 5% of all patients

29 26
SIMVASTATIN

Treats high cholesterol and... +

Treats high cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the blood. Source: National Library of Medicine

368

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

330

prescriptions.

67

patients, 7% of all patients

30 8
LEVEMIR FLEXTOUCH

Used to treat type 1 diabet... +

Used to treat type 1 diabetes (condition in which the body does not produce insulin and therefore cannot control the amount of sugar in the blood). Source: National Library of Medicine

340

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

313

prescriptions.

27

patients, 3% of all patients

31 111
CITALOPRAM HBR

Citalopram is used to treat... +

Citalopram is used to treat depression. Source: National Library of Medicine

332

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

258

prescriptions.

62

patients, 6% of all patients

32 23
SYNTHROID

Treats hypothyroidism. +

Treats hypothyroidism. Source: National Library of Medicine

328

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

266

prescriptions.

62

patients, 6% of all patients

33 58
MELOXICAM

Treats symptoms of osteoart... +

Treats symptoms of osteoarthritis (OA). Source: National Library of Medicine

316

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

259

prescriptions.

48

patients, 5% of all patients

34 24
ISOSORBIDE MONONITRATE ER

Isosorbide mononitrate is u... +

Isosorbide mononitrate is used to prevent angina (chest pain) caused by coronary artery disease (heart disease). Source: National Library of Medicine

304

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

272

prescriptions.

48

patients, 5% of all patients

35 40
DULOXETINE HCL

Duloxetine is used to treat... +

Duloxetine is used to treat depression and generalized anxiety disorder (GAD; excessive worry and tension that disrupts daily life and lasts for 6 months or longer). Source: National Library of Medicine

277

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

244

prescriptions.

42

patients, 4% of all patients

36 45
CELECOXIB

Treats mild to moderate pai... +

Treats mild to moderate pain and help relieve symptoms of arthritis (e. Source: National Library of Medicine

265

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

222

prescriptions.

49

patients, 5% of all patients

37 105
SERTRALINE HCL

Sertraline is used to treat... +

Sertraline is used to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (bothersome thoughts that won't go away and the need to perform certain actions over and over), panic attacks (sudden, unexpected attacks of extreme fear and worry about these attacks), posttraumatic stress disorder (disturbing psychological symptoms that develop after a frightening experience), and social anxiety disorder (extreme fear of interacting with others or performing in front of others that interferes with normal life). Source: National Library of Medicine

264

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

215

prescriptions.

41

patients, 4% of all patients

38 22
LACTULOSE

Treats constipation. Also t... +

Treats constipation. Source: National Library of Medicine

258

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

253

prescriptions.

45

patients, 4% of all patients

39 96
TAMSULOSIN HCL

Tamsulosin is used in men t... +

Tamsulosin is used in men to treat the symptoms of an enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH) which include difficulty urinating (hesitation, dribbling, weak stream, and incomplete bladder emptying), painful urination, and urinary frequency and urgency. Source: National Library of Medicine

249

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

249

prescriptions.

44

patients, 4% of all patients

40 28
NEXIUM

Treats heartburn, gastroeso... +

Treats heartburn, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and conditions that cause your stomach to make too much acid. Source: National Library of Medicine

246

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

177

prescriptions.

47

patients, 5% of all patients

41 46
BENICAR

Treats high blood pressure.... +

Treats high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

222

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

209

prescriptions.

27

patients, 3% of all patients

42 187
WARFARIN SODIUM

Warfarin is used to prevent... +

Warfarin is used to prevent blood clots from forming or growing larger in your blood and blood vessels. Source: National Library of Medicine

219

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

165

prescriptions.

29

patients, 3% of all patients

43 19
RALOXIFENE HCL

Raloxifene is used to preve... +

Raloxifene is used to prevent and treat osteoporosis (condition in which the bones become thin and weak and break easily) in women who have undergone menopause (change of life; end of menstrual periods). Source: National Library of Medicine

217

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

204

prescriptions.

37

patients, 4% of all patients

44 151
FENTANYL

Treats severe, ongoing pain... +

Treats severe, ongoing pain (during and after surgery, cancer pain) that cannot be controlled with other medicines. Source: National Library of Medicine

217

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

158

prescriptions.

24

patients, 2% of all patients

O 44 110
ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE

Zolpidem is used to treat i... +

Zolpidem is used to treat insomnia (difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep). Source: National Library of Medicine

216

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

176

prescriptions.

36

patients, 4% of all patients

R 46 43
CLONIDINE HCL

Clonidine is used alone or ... +

Clonidine is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

216

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

166

prescriptions.

46

patients, 4% of all patients

46 65
AZITHROMYCIN

Treats infections caused by... +

Treats infections caused by certain bacteria. Source: National Library of Medicine

216

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

181

prescriptions.

163

patients, 16% of all patients

A 46 55
ATENOLOL

Treats high blood pressure ... +

Treats high blood pressure and angina (chest pain). Source: National Library of Medicine

214

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

158

prescriptions.

35

patients, 3% of all patients

49 25
ALLOPURINOL

Treats gout and some kinds ... +

Treats gout and some kinds of kidney stones. Source: National Library of Medicine

213

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

185

prescriptions.

34

patients, 3% of all patients

50 31
TRAZODONE HCL

Trazodone is used to treat ... +

Trazodone is used to treat depression. Source: National Library of Medicine

212

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

166

prescriptions.

35

patients, 3% of all patients

51 32
NITROGLYCERIN PATCH

Prevents chest pain (angina... +

Prevents chest pain (angina). Source: National Library of Medicine

208

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

197

prescriptions.

14

patients, 1% of all patients

52 229
LYRICA

Treats nerve and muscle pai... +

Treats nerve and muscle pain caused by diabetes, shingles, fibromyalgia, or a spinal cord injury. Source: National Library of Medicine

201

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

158

prescriptions.

18

patients, 2% of all patients

53 76
CRESTOR

Lowers high levels of chole... +

Lowers high levels of cholesterol and triglycerides (fats) in your blood. Source: National Library of Medicine

198

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

165

prescriptions.

36

patients, 4% of all patients

54 30
TRIAMTERENE-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZID

Used to treat high blood pr... +

Used to treat high blood pressure and edema (fluid retention; excess fluid held in body tissues) in patients who have lower amounts of potassium in their bodies or for whom low potassium levels in the body could be dangerous. Source: National Library of Medicine

194

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

176

prescriptions.

34

patients, 3% of all patients

55 50
GLIPIZIDE

Used with diet and exercise... +

Used with diet and exercise to help control blood sugar in patients with type 2 diabetes. Source: National Library of Medicine

188

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

149

prescriptions.

30

patients, 3% of all patients

56 57
IBUPROFEN

Treats fever and pain, incl... +

Treats fever and pain, including pain caused by headache, toothache, arthritis, cold or flu, migraine, or menstrual cramps. Source: National Library of Medicine

184

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

114

prescriptions.

40

patients, 4% of all patients

57 78
DIVALPROEX SODIUM

Treats seizures (epilepsy).... +

Treats seizures (epilepsy). Source: National Library of Medicine

180

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

175

prescriptions.

22

patients, 2% of all patients

58 83
VENLAFAXINE HCL ER

Venlafaxine is used to trea... +

Venlafaxine is used to treat depression. Source: National Library of Medicine

174

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

169

prescriptions.

23

patients, 2% of all patients

59 84
QUINAPRIL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 170

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

150

prescriptions.

29

patients, 3% of all patients

10 60 345
SPIRONOLACTONE

Treats fluid retention (ede... +

Treats fluid retention (edema) in patients with congestive heart failure, liver cirrhosis, or nephrotic syndrome. Source: National Library of Medicine

166

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

140

prescriptions.

30

patients, 3% of all patients

61 63
LANSOPRAZOLE

Treats stomach ulcers, gast... +

Treats stomach ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and conditions that cause your stomach to make too much acid, such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. Source: National Library of Medicine

166

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

137

prescriptions.

31

patients, 3% of all patients

61 99
DEXILANT

Treats erosive esophagitis,... +

Treats erosive esophagitis, heartburn, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and other conditions caused by too much stomach acid. Source: National Library of Medicine

162

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

113

prescriptions.

22

patients, 2% of all patients

63 164
VALSARTAN

Valsartan is used alone or ... +

Valsartan is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

161

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

156

prescriptions.

27

patients, 3% of all patients

64 85
FLUTICASONE PROPIONATE

Treats stuffy nose caused b... +

Treats stuffy nose caused by hay fever and other allergies. Source: National Library of Medicine

160

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

124

prescriptions.

40

patients, 4% of all patients

65 27
ZETIA

Lowers cholesterol in your ... +

Lowers cholesterol in your blood. Source: National Library of Medicine

158

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

135

prescriptions.

25

patients, 2% of all patients

66 67
SPIRIVA

Prevents the symptoms of br... +

Prevents the symptoms of bronchospasm caused by emphysema, chronic bronchitis, or COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). Source: National Library of Medicine

158

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

126

prescriptions.

33

patients, 3% of all patients

66 64
NOVOLOG FLEXPEN

Used to treat type 1 diabet... +

Used to treat type 1 diabetes (condition in which the body does not produce insulin and therefore cannot control the amount of sugar in the blood). Source: National Library of Medicine

158

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

153

prescriptions.

21

patients, 2% of all patients

66 153
DIAZEPAM

Treats anxiety, muscle spas... +

Treats anxiety, muscle spasms, seizures, and other medical conditions. Source: National Library of Medicine

157

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

152

prescriptions.

20

patients, 2% of all patients

69 53
PROAIR HFA

Treats or prevents bronchos... +

Treats or prevents bronchospasm in patients with asthma, emphysema, bronchitis, and other lung diseases. Source: National Library of Medicine

151

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

63

prescriptions.

36

patients, 4% of all patients

70 41
TEMAZEPAM

Treats insomnia (trouble sl... +

Treats insomnia (trouble sleeping). Source: National Library of Medicine

150

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

145

prescriptions.

18

patients, 2% of all patients

71 103
MIRTAZAPINE

Treats depression. +

Treats depression. Source: National Library of Medicine

150

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

139

prescriptions.

22

patients, 2% of all patients

71 49
VALSARTAN-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE

Treats high blood pressure. +

Treats high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

146

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

134

prescriptions.

27

patients, 3% of all patients

73 93
SODIUM CHLORIDE* 145

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

145

prescriptions.

13

patients, 1% of all patients

74 358
KLOR-CON M20

Potassium is essential for ... +

Potassium is essential for the proper functioning of the heart, kidneys, muscles, nerves, and digestive system. Source: National Library of Medicine

145

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

130

prescriptions.

30

patients, 3% of all patients

74 101
CYCLOBENZAPRINE HCL

Cyclobenzaprine, a muscle r... +

Cyclobenzaprine, a muscle relaxant, is used with rest, physical therapy, and other measures to relax muscles and relieve pain and discomfort caused by strains, sprains, and other muscle injuries. Source: National Library of Medicine

145

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

32

prescriptions.

34

patients, 3% of all patients

R 74 80
QUETIAPINE FUMARATE

Quetiapine is used to treat... +

Quetiapine is used to treat the symptoms of schizophrenia (a mental illness that causes disturbed or unusual thinking, loss of interest in life, and strong or inappropriate emotions). Source: National Library of Medicine

144

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

126

prescriptions.

18

patients, 2% of all patients

P 77 66
LEVOFLOXACIN

Levofloxacin is used to tre... +

Levofloxacin is used to treat certain infections such as pneumonia, chronic bronchitis and sinus, urinary tract, kidney, prostate (a male reproductive gland), and skin infections. Source: National Library of Medicine

144

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

113

prescriptions.

97

patients, 9% of all patients

A 77 59
AMITRIPTYLINE HCL

Amitriptyline is used to tr... +

Amitriptyline is used to treat symptoms of depression. Source: National Library of Medicine

143

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

84

prescriptions.

29

patients, 3% of all patients

R 79 70
BENICAR HCT

Used alone or together with... +

Used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

140

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

135

prescriptions.

21

patients, 2% of all patients

80 281
LISINOPRIL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE

Treats high blood pressure.... +

Treats high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

122

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

90

prescriptions.

23

patients, 2% of all patients

81 38
EXELON

Rivastigmine is used to tre... +

Rivastigmine is used to treat mild to moderate dementia (memory loss) associated with Alzheimer's disease or Parkinson's disease. Source: National Library of Medicine

112

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

112

prescriptions.

<11 82 165
PAROXETINE HCL

Paroxetine tablets, suspens... +

Paroxetine tablets, suspension (liquid), and extended-release (long-acting) tablets are used to treat depression, panic disorder (sudden, unexpected attacks of extreme fear and worry about these attacks), and social anxiety disorder (extreme fear of interacting with others or performing in front of others that interferes with normal life). Source: National Library of Medicine

111

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

111

prescriptions.

16

patients, 2% of all patients

83 54
AMLODIPINE BESYLATE-BENAZEPRIL

The combination of amlodipi... +

The combination of amlodipine and benazepril is used to treat high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

111

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

99

prescriptions.

16

patients, 2% of all patients

83 108
NOVOFINE AUTOCOVER 110

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

110

prescriptions.

15

patients, 1% of all patients

85 218
HYDRALAZINE HCL

Hydralazine is used to trea... +

Hydralazine is used to treat high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

110

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

110

prescriptions.

16

patients, 2% of all patients

85 60
PIOGLITAZONE HCL

Pioglitazone is used to tre... +

Pioglitazone is used to treat type 2 diabetes (condition in which the body does not use insulin normally and therefore cannot control the amount of sugar in the blood). Source: National Library of Medicine

107

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

102

prescriptions.

20

patients, 2% of all patients

87 115
CIPROFLOXACIN HCL

Ciprofloxacin is used to tr... +

Ciprofloxacin is used to treat or prevent certain infections caused by bacteria. Source: National Library of Medicine

107

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

90

prescriptions.

77

patients, 7% of all patients

A 87 72
PREDNISONE

Treats inflammation (swelli... +

Treats inflammation (swelling), severe allergies, complications of chronic illnesses, and other medical problems. Source: National Library of Medicine

106

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

106

prescriptions.

24

patients, 2% of all patients

89 39
METOCLOPRAMIDE HCL

Metoclopramide is used to r... +

Metoclopramide is used to relieve heartburn and speed the healing of ulcers and sores in the esophagus (tube that connects the mouth to the stomach) in people who have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD; condition in which backward flow of acid from the stomach causes heartburn and injury of the esophagus) that did not get better with other treatments. Source: National Library of Medicine

104

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

74

prescriptions.

13

patients, 1% of all patients

90 142
BISOPROLOL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE

Treats high blood pressure.... +

Treats high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

103

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

91

prescriptions.

16

patients, 2% of all patients

91 158
CARBIDOPA-LEVODOPA

The combination of levodopa... +

The combination of levodopa and carbidopa is used to treat the symptoms of Parkinson's disease and Parkinson's-like symptoms that may develop after encephalitis (swelling of the brain) or injury to the nervous system caused by carbon monoxide poisoning or manganese poisoning. Source: National Library of Medicine

102

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

102

prescriptions.

13

patients, 1% of all patients

92 129
CEFDINIR

Treats certain types of ski... +

Treats certain types of skin infections, throat infections, and lung infections, such as pneumonia, bronchitis, sinusitis, pharyngitis, or tonsillitis. Source: National Library of Medicine

101

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

96

prescriptions.

74

patients, 7% of all patients

A 93 135
ESTRADIOL

Replaces estrogen that decr... +

Replaces estrogen that decreases with menopause or removal of the ovaries. Source: National Library of Medicine

100

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

87

prescriptions.

22

patients, 2% of all patients

R 94 148
BUSPIRONE HCL

Buspirone is used to treat ... +

Buspirone is used to treat anxiety disorders or in the short-term treatment of symptoms of anxiety. Source: National Library of Medicine

99

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

64

prescriptions.

15

patients, 1% of all patients

95 74
INVOKANA

Used along with diet and ex... +

Used along with diet and exercise, and sometimes with other medications, to lower blood sugar levels in patients with type 2 diabetes (condition in which blood sugar is too high because the body does not produce or use insulin normally). Source: National Library of Medicine

97

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

79

prescriptions.

20

patients, 2% of all patients

96 178
SYMBICORT

This is a combination of bu... +

This is a combination of budesonide and formoterol used to help control the symptoms of asthma and improve lung function. Source: National Library of Medicine

96

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

72

prescriptions.

22

patients, 2% of all patients

97 81
RANEXA

Treats or prevents angina (... +

Treats or prevents angina (chest pain). Source: National Library of Medicine

90

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

76

prescriptions.

15

patients, 1% of all patients

98 174
NYSTATIN

Treats fungus infections in... +

Treats fungus infections in the mouth, throat, and intestines. Source: National Library of Medicine

90

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

85

prescriptions.

33

patients, 3% of all patients

98 86
LANTUS SOLOSTAR

Treats diabetes mellitus. I... +

Treats diabetes mellitus. Source: National Library of Medicine

89

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

84

prescriptions.

15

patients, 1% of all patients

100 71
GLIPIZIDE ER

Glipizide is used along wit... +

Glipizide is used along with diet and exercise, and sometimes with other medications, to treat type 2 diabetes (condition in which the body does not use insulin normally and, therefore, cannot control the amount of sugar in the blood). Source: National Library of Medicine

88

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

65

prescriptions.

18

patients, 2% of all patients

101 136
MUPIROCIN*

Treats skin infections and ... +

Treats skin infections and bacterial infections in your nose. Source: National Library of Medicine

88

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

83

prescriptions.

40

patients, 4% of all patients

101 143
IPRATROPIUM-ALBUTEROL

The combination of albutero... +

The combination of albuterol and ipratropium is used to prevent wheezing, difficulty breathing, chest tightness, and coughing in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD; a group of diseases that affect the lungs and airways) such as chronic bronchitis (swelling of the air passages that lead to the lungs) and emphysema (damage to the air sacs in the lungs). Source: National Library of Medicine

87

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

87

prescriptions.

29

patients, 3% of all patients

103 112
MEGESTROL ACETATE

Megestrol tablets treat bre... +

Megestrol tablets treat breast and uterine cancer. Source: National Library of Medicine

87

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

87

prescriptions.

18

patients, 2% of all patients

R 103 189
BYSTOLIC

Treats high blood pressure.... +

Treats high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

86

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

81

prescriptions.

18

patients, 2% of all patients

105 121
GLYBURIDE-METFORMIN HCL

The combination of glyburid... +

The combination of glyburide and metformin is used to treat type 2 diabetes (condition in which the body does not use insulin normally and therefore cannot control the amount of sugar in the blood) in people whose diabetes cannot be controlled by diet and exercise alone. Source: National Library of Medicine

85

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

58

prescriptions.

19

patients, 2% of all patients

R 106 321
WELCHOL

Used together with diet and... +

Used together with diet and exercise to lower cholesterol levels in the blood and to treat type 2 diabetes. Source: National Library of Medicine

85

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

72

prescriptions.

16

patients, 2% of all patients

106 191
NAPROXEN

Treats fever and pain, incl... +

Treats fever and pain, including pain caused by arthritis, gout, menstrual cramps, tendinitis, headache, backache, and toothache. Source: National Library of Medicine

84

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

61

prescriptions.

19

patients, 2% of all patients

108 100
LOSARTAN POTASSIUM

Losartan is used alone or i... +

Losartan is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

83

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

78

prescriptions.

17

patients, 2% of all patients

109 13
DILTIAZEM 24HR CD

Diltiazem is used to treat ... +

Diltiazem is used to treat high blood pressure and to control angina (chest pain). Source: National Library of Medicine

83

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

78

prescriptions.

13

patients, 1% of all patients

109 132
JANUVIA

Treats type 2 diabetes. Use... +

Treats type 2 diabetes. Source: National Library of Medicine

82

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

64

prescriptions.

15

patients, 1% of all patients

111 47
ENULOSE 81

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

81

prescriptions.

29

patients, 3% of all patients

112 350
GLYBURIDE

Used with diet and exercise... +

Used with diet and exercise to help control blood sugar in patients with type 2 diabetes. Source: National Library of Medicine

80

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

55

prescriptions.

15

patients, 1% of all patients

R 113 188
FLUCONAZOLE

Prevents and treats certain... +

Prevents and treats certain fungus infections. Source: National Library of Medicine

79

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

46

prescriptions.

48

patients, 5% of all patients

114 144
FLUOXETINE HCL

Fluoxetine is used to treat... +

Fluoxetine is used to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (bothersome thoughts that won't go away and the need to perform certain actions over and over), some eating disorders, and panic attacks (sudden, unexpected attacks of extreme fear and worry about these attacks). Source: National Library of Medicine

78

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

59

prescriptions.

14

patients, 1% of all patients

115 56
BUTRANS 72

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

60

prescriptions.

<11 O 116 417
OMEGA-3 ACID ETHYL ESTERS

Omega-3 fatty acids are use... +

Omega-3 fatty acids are used together with lifestyle changes (diet, weight-loss, exercise) to reduce the amount of triglycerides (a fat-like substance) in the blood in people with very high triglycerides. Source: National Library of Medicine

72

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

67

prescriptions.

<11 116 146
BUPROPION XL

Bupropion (Aplenzin, Wellbu... +

Bupropion (Aplenzin, Wellbutrin, Wellbutrin SR, Wellbutrin XL) is used to treat depression. Source: National Library of Medicine

72

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

50

prescriptions.

14

patients, 1% of all patients

116 137
TIZANIDINE HCL

Tizanidine is used to relie... +

Tizanidine is used to relieve the spasms and increased muscle tone caused by multiple sclerosis (MS, a disease in which the nerves do not function properly and patients may experience weakness, numbness, loss of muscle coordination and problems with vision, speech, and bladder control), stroke, or brain or spinal injury. Source: National Library of Medicine

70

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

51

prescriptions.

11

patients, 1% of all patients

119 68
DICLOFENAC SODIUM

Diclofenac is used to relie... +

Diclofenac is used to relieve pain, tenderness, swelling, and stiffness caused by osteoarthritis (arthritis caused by a breakdown of the lining of the joints), rheumatoid arthritis (arthritis caused by swelling of the lining of the joints), and ankylosing spondylitis (arthritis that mainly affects the spine). Source: National Library of Medicine

70

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

48

prescriptions.

15

patients, 1% of all patients

119 95
GLIPIZIDE-METFORMIN

Treats type 2 diabetes. +

Treats type 2 diabetes. Source: National Library of Medicine

70

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

70

prescriptions.

<11 119 371
NITROSTAT

Treats or prevents angina (... +

Treats or prevents angina (chest pain). Source: National Library of Medicine

69

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

48

prescriptions.

40

patients, 4% of all patients

122 161
DILTIAZEM HCL

Diltiazem is used to treat ... +

Diltiazem is used to treat high blood pressure and to control angina (chest pain). Source: National Library of Medicine

68

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

63

prescriptions.

13

patients, 1% of all patients

123 193
NAMENDA

Treats dementia (memory los... +

Treats dementia (memory loss and mental changes) that is a sign of Alzheimer's disease. Source: National Library of Medicine

66

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

61

prescriptions.

14

patients, 1% of all patients

124 77
OXYBUTYNIN CHLORIDE

Oxybutynin is used to contr... +

Oxybutynin is used to control urgent, frequent, or uncontrolled urination in people who have overactive bladder (a condition in which the bladder muscles have uncontrollable spasms), spina bifida (a disability that occurs when the spinal cord does not close properly before birth), or other conditions that affect the bladder muscles. Source: National Library of Medicine

64

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

64

prescriptions.

<11 125 128
DIGOXIN

Treats certain heart rhythm... +

Treats certain heart rhythm problems (atrial fibrillation). Source: National Library of Medicine

63

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

58

prescriptions.

<11 R 126 126
VENTOLIN HFA

Treats or prevents bronchos... +

Treats or prevents bronchospasm in patients with asthma, emphysema, bronchitis, and other lung diseases. Source: National Library of Medicine

63

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

43

prescriptions.

17

patients, 2% of all patients

126 122
PREMARIN

Estrogens are female hormon... +

Estrogens are female hormones. Source: National Library of Medicine

63

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

58

prescriptions.

19

patients, 2% of all patients

R 126 201
VENLAFAXINE HCL

Venlafaxine is used to trea... +

Venlafaxine is used to treat depression. Source: National Library of Medicine

63

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

51

prescriptions.

<11 126 204
FENOFIBRIC ACID*

Lowers high cholesterol and... +

Lowers high cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the blood. Source: National Library of Medicine

63

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

63

prescriptions.

<11 126 211
ALENDRONATE SODIUM

Alendronate is used to trea... +

Alendronate is used to treat and prevent osteoporosis (a condition in which the bones become thin and weak and break easily) in women who have undergone menopause (''change of life,'' end of menstrual periods) and to treat osteoporosis in men. Source: National Library of Medicine

62

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

57

prescriptions.

13

patients, 1% of all patients

131 52
DILTIAZEM ER

Diltiazem is used to treat ... +

Diltiazem is used to treat high blood pressure and to control angina (chest pain). Source: National Library of Medicine

62

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

62

prescriptions.

<11 131 210
LEVOCETIRIZINE DIHYDROCHLORIDE

Levocetirizine is an antihi... +

Levocetirizine is an antihistamine used to relieve the symptoms of hay fever and hives of the skin. Source: National Library of Medicine

61

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

39

prescriptions.

13

patients, 1% of all patients

133 127
METFORMIN HCL ER

Metformin is used alone or ... +

Metformin is used alone or with other medications, including insulin, to treat type 2 diabetes (condition in which the body does not use insulin normally and, therefore, cannot control the amount of sugar in the blood). Source: National Library of Medicine

61

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

56

prescriptions.

13

patients, 1% of all patients

133 61
IVERMECTIN 61

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

56

prescriptions.

34

patients, 3% of all patients

133 442
MECLIZINE HCL

Meclizine is used to preven... +

Meclizine is used to prevent and treat nausea, vomiting, and dizziness caused by motion sickness. Source: National Library of Medicine

60

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

60

prescriptions.

24

patients, 2% of all patients

136 116
AGGRENOX

Used to prevent strokes in ... +

Used to prevent strokes in patients with blood flow disorders or a history of blood clots. Source: National Library of Medicine

60

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

60

prescriptions.

<11 136 332
TOVIAZ

Used to treat symptoms of a... +

Used to treat symptoms of an overactive bladder, such as incontinence (loss of bladder control) or a frequent need to urinate. Source: National Library of Medicine

60

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

55

prescriptions.

<11 136 246
CILOSTAZOL

Treats a circulation proble... +

Treats a circulation problem in which too little blood flows into your leg muscles (intermittent claudication). Source: National Library of Medicine

60

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

55

prescriptions.

<11 136 193
PHENYTOIN SODIUM EXTENDED

Phenytoin is used to contro... +

Phenytoin is used to control certain type of seizures, and to treat and prevent seizures that may begin during or after surgery to the brain or nervous system. Source: National Library of Medicine

60

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

55

prescriptions.

<11 136 166
VOLTAREN

Treats pain caused by arthr... +

Treats pain caused by arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, or other medical problems. Source: National Library of Medicine

60

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

34

prescriptions.

19

patients, 2% of all patients

136 168
PROMETHAZINE HCL

Promethazine is used to rel... +

Promethazine is used to relieve the symptoms of allergic reactions such as allergic rhinitis (runny nose and watery eyes caused by allergy to pollen, mold or dust), allergic conjunctivitis (red, watery eyes caused by allergies), allergic skin reactions, and allergic reactions to blood or plasma products. Source: National Library of Medicine

60

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

27

prescriptions.

28

patients, 3% of all patients

R 136 109
METRONIDAZOLE*

Used to treat serious bacte... +

Used to treat serious bacterial infections in different areas of the body. Source: National Library of Medicine

59

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

54

prescriptions.

39

patients, 4% of all patients

A 143 257
ESOMEPRAZOLE MAGNESIUM

Treats gastroesophageal ref... +

Treats gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and a damaged esophagus. Source: National Library of Medicine

59

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

38

prescriptions.

21

patients, 2% of all patients

143 230
METHYLPREDNISOLONE

Treats asthma, allergic rea... +

Treats asthma, allergic reactions, inflammation, flare-ups of ongoing illnesses, and many other medical problems. Source: National Library of Medicine

56

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

51

prescriptions.

45

patients, 4% of all patients

145 106
BACLOFEN

Treats muscle spasms caused... +

Treats muscle spasms caused by multiple sclerosis and spinal cord injury or disease. Source: National Library of Medicine

56

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

38

prescriptions.

<11 145 89
DIGOX

Digox (digoxin) is used to ... +

Digox (digoxin) is used to treat heart failure and abnormal heart rhythms (arrhythmias). Source: National Library of Medicine

56

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

56

prescriptions.

<11 R 145 157
BD ULTRA-FINE PEN NEEDLE

Needle/syringe +

Needle/syringe. Source: National Library of Medicine

55

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

38

prescriptions.

17

patients, 2% of all patients

148 134
NASONEX

Treats or prevents the symp... +

Treats or prevents the symptoms of seasonal (short-term) and perennial (year-round) allergies (hay fever), such as stuffy or runny nose, sneezing, and watery eyes. Source: National Library of Medicine

54

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

30

prescriptions.

12

patients, 1% of all patients

149 285
MEMANTINE HCL

Treats moderate to severe ... +

Treats moderate to severe Alzheimer's disease. Source: National Library of Medicine

54

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

54

prescriptions.

13

patients, 1% of all patients

149 140
VESICARE

Solifenacin is used to trea... +

Solifenacin is used to treat overactive bladder (a condition in which the bladder muscles contract uncontrollably and cause frequent urination, urgent need to urinate, and inability to control urination). Source: National Library of Medicine

53

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

42

prescriptions.

<11 151 179
LOSARTAN-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE

This drug is used to treat ... +

This drug is used to treat high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

52

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

40

prescriptions.

11

patients, 1% of all patients

152 48
GLIPIZIDE XL

Glipizide is used along wit... +

Glipizide is used along with diet and exercise, and sometimes with other medications, to treat type 2 diabetes (condition in which the body does not use insulin normally and, therefore, cannot control the amount of sugar in the blood). Source: National Library of Medicine

51

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

40

prescriptions.

12

patients, 1% of all patients

153 184
ABILIFY

Treats schizophrenia, bipol... +

Treats schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and depression. Source: National Library of Medicine

51

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

39

prescriptions.

<11 P 153 200
TOPROL XL

Treats high blood pressure ... +

Treats high blood pressure and angina (chest pain), and lowers the risk of repeated heart attacks. Source: National Library of Medicine

50

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

50

prescriptions.

<11 155 327
SODIUM CHLORIDE* 50

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

50

prescriptions.

<11 155 319
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. The data for 2015 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.4 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 447,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Caveats
  • No comparisons are shown if there are fewer than 20 prescribers in the state share this specialty.
  • 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 April 25, 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.
  • In rare circumstances, providers' prescription tallies may be inflated. Sometimes providers are credited with prescriptions written by colleagues (this happens in long-term care facilities) or are victims of fraud involving theft of their provider number.