At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 1063 out of 1662
Rank: 919 out of 1662
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
Antipsychotics to Seniors
17% of this provider’s 76 patients 65 and older filled at least one prescription for an antipsychotic, compared to an average of 20%.
Dangerous Drugs to Seniors
Brand Name Drugs
14% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 29%.
$204 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $172 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
7 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 14.
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Fluoxetine (Prozac) is used... +
Fluoxetine (Prozac) 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). Fluoxetine (Sarafem) is used to relieve the symptoms of premenstrual dysphoric disorder, including mood swings, irritability, bloating, and breast tenderness. Fluoxetine is in a class of medications called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It works by increasing the amount of serotonin, a natural substance in the brain that helps maintain mental balance. More info »
Citalopram is used to treat... +
Citalopram is used to treat depression. Citalopram is in a class of antidepressants called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It is thought to work by increasing the amount of serotonin, a natural substance in the brain that helps maintain mental balance. More info »
Treats certain types of sei... +
Treats certain types of seizures and mood disorders. Often used along with other medicines. More info »
Treats schizophrenia, bipol... +
Treats schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and depression. Also treats irritability associated with autism. More info »
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- No comparisons are shown if 10 or fewer prescribers in the state share this specialty.
- This provider's address and specialty information was last updated on Sept. 23, 2008.