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Prescriber Checkup

GABRIEL NURIEL D.O.

At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2012

Family Medicine

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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40,384Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills

Rank: 15 out of 3593

$2.23M Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions

Rank: 14 out of 3593

1,157 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
82%Patients 65 Years and Older
87% 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 avg Average for
this specialty
in Florida
Lower avg

Schedule Two
Controlled Substances

11% of this provider’s 1,157 patients filled at least one prescription for a schedule two drug, compared to an average of 4%.

Schedule Three
Controlled Substances

12% of this provider’s 1,157 patients filled at least one prescription for a schedule three drug, compared to an average of 9%.

Risky Drugs to Seniors

2% of this provider’s 32,953 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 1%.

Brand Name Drugs

25% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 24%.

Prescription Price

$55 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $55 among peers.

Prescriptions per Patient

35 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 17.


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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
AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 1,280 1,078 1 3
SIMVASTATIN 1,255 998 2 1
LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM 1,213 1,054 3 4
FUROSEMIDE 1,110 955 4 9
LISINOPRIL 1,072 936 5 2
METOPROLOL TARTRATE 922 784 6 8
POTASSIUM CHLORIDE 808 691 7 24
DONEPEZIL HCL 777 700 8 31
WARFARIN SODIUM 770 656 9 18
NAMENDA 709 681 10 50
OMEPRAZOLE 691 525 11 5
TRAMADOL HCL 690 623 12 17
SERTRALINE HCL 610 543 13 28
METFORMIN HCL 564 448 14 6
MIRTAZAPINE 563 495 15 64
CITALOPRAM HBR 556 494 16 25
GABAPENTIN 541 397 17 16
RISPERIDONE 516 452 18 83
LANTUS 507 426 19 57
HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 484 371 S3 20 7
CARVEDILOL 484 410 20 23
TRAZODONE HCL 428 317 22 53
QUETIAPINE FUMARATE 422 363 23 89
DIGOXIN 369 324 24 58
RANITIDINE HCL 366 310 25 27
ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE 361 269 26 12
CLONIDINE HCL 359 296 27 41
LEVETIRACETAM 347 253 28 127
NOVOLIN R 344 313 29 140
FAMOTIDINE 332 253 30 70
PANTOPRAZOLE SODIUM 312 227 31 45
ESCITALOPRAM OXALATE 298 248 32 71
CLOPIDOGREL 287 236 33 30
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 282 244 34 10
GLIPIZIDE 277 232 35 40
TAMSULOSIN HCL 273 217 36 33
PRAVASTATIN SODIUM 262 223 37 13
OXYCODONE HCL 258 159 S2 38 59
HYDRALAZINE HCL 246 182 39 107
ISOSORBIDE MONONITRATE ER 242 206 40 61
DIVALPROEX SODIUM 235 206 41 121
NOVOLOG 229 160 42 134
ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 228 198 43 15
CIPROFLOXACIN HCL 211 176 44 52
FLUTICASONE PROPIONATE 205 153 45 32
IPRATROPIUM-ALBUTEROL 203 185 46 154
METOPROLOL SUCCINATE 199 174 47 19
ATENOLOL 198 168 48 11
PLAVIX 194 153 49 42
DIOVAN 193 162 50 46
SPIRONOLACTONE 188 145 51 86
EXELON 183 171 52 123
CARBIDOPA-LEVODOPA 183 173 52 135
SEROQUEL 181 150 54 172
LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 174 141 55 14
SANTYL 173 137 56 208
LOVASTATIN 157 134 57 20
LYRICA 150 99 58 105
CEPHALEXIN 149 126 59 150
BUSPIRONE HCL 148 136 60 156
LACTULOSE 145 97 61 126
ALLOPURINOL 142 127 62 35
BENZTROPINE MESYLATE 142 101 R 62 202
AZITHROMYCIN 141 116 64 34
CYMBALTA 141 83 64 73
BUMETANIDE 139 106 66 148
LEVOFLOXACIN 139 134 66 116
SULFAMETHOXAZOLE-TRIMETHOPRIM 138 129 68 102
ALENDRONATE SODIUM 137 121 69 22
PERMETHRIN 130 119 70 347
OXYBUTYNIN CHLORIDE ER 129 92 71 175
PREDNISONE 129 109 71 49
NYSTATIN 129 119 71 167
FENOFIBRATE 127 107 74 39
ALBUTEROL SULFATE 126 113 75 157
PROMETHAZINE HCL 124 95 R 76 142
OXYCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 122 87 S2 77 93
LIDODERM 120 98 78 78
SODIUM CHLORIDE 119 94 79 344
DOXYCYCLINE HYCLATE 114 100 80 141
KLOR-CON M20 114 87 80 139
CRESTOR 113 46 82 21
JANUVIA 110 82 83 81
PAROXETINE HCL 109 81 84 62
MELOXICAM 109 91 84 29
GLYBURIDE 108 74 R 86 55
IPRATROPIUM BROMIDE 108 101 86 210
MEGESTROL ACETATE 107 95 R 88 152
OXYBUTYNIN CHLORIDE 107 84 88 104
GLIMEPIRIDE 105 97 90 44
TRIAMCINOLONE ACETONIDE 104 97 91 119
LEXAPRO 102 91 92 184
CLOTRIMAZOLE-BETAMETHASONE 102 89 92 94
PHENYTOIN SODIUM EXTENDED 102 77 92 165
LABETALOL HCL 101 76 95 220
SPIRIVA 101 99 95 87
OLANZAPINE 98 87 97 198
METOCLOPRAMIDE HCL 98 83 97 145
FLUOXETINE HCL 98 52 97 60
ADVAIR HFA 97 82 100 373
FINASTERIDE 91 77 101 79
ADVAIR DISKUS 91 74 101 47
CILOSTAZOL 90 88 103 163
RAMIPRIL 89 73 104 92
DILTIAZEM HCL 88 65 105 250
MUPIROCIN 88 72 105 132
NOVOLOG MIX 70-30 87 78 107 283
HYDROXYZINE HCL 86 62 R 108 196
FLUCONAZOLE 84 54 109 229
HUMULIN R 84 77 109 353
CELEBREX 81 70 111 100
SINGULAIR 81 53 111 77
HUMALOG 80 68 113 249
MONTELUKAST SODIUM 79 62 114 151
NEXIUM 78 65 115 36
METOLAZONE 77 60 116 254
MORPHINE SULFATE ER 76 24 S2 117 108
ABILIFY 76 62 117 162
GEMFIBROZIL 74 53 119 88
DOXAZOSIN MESYLATE 71 59 120 63
HYDROMORPHONE HCL 71 0 S2 120 171
INSULIN SYRINGE 70 48 122 91
DILTIAZEM 24HR CD 70 57 122 173
METRONIDAZOLE 70 68 122 268
NOVOLIN N 69 67 125 340
VANCOMYCIN HCL 68 60 126 407
PROAIR HFA 68 33 126 54
AMIODARONE HCL 67 67 128 269
CYCLOBENZAPRINE HCL 66 49 R 129 72
DETROL LA 66 65 129 262
METHADONE HCL 66 14 S2 129 158
BUPROPION HCL SR 63 30 132 207
MECLIZINE HCL 62 58 133 96
LATANOPROST 62 61 133 195
NYSTOP 61 52 135 309
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 3350 61 43 135 143
AMMONIUM LACTATE 60 51 137 125
FENTANYL 59 35 S2 138 137
VESICARE 59 44 138 205
RENVELA 58 28 140 445
NITROFURANTOIN 58 56 140 323
DIVALPROEX SODIUM ER 57 35 142 256
OXYCONTIN 57 20 S2 142 166
HYDROCORTISONE 55 43 144 273
ENOXAPARIN SODIUM 55 37 144 291
XIFAXAN 55 18 144 581
METHYLPREDNISOLONE 55 47 144 103
GLIPIZIDE ER 55 55 144 101
AMOX TR-POTASSIUM CLAVULANATE 55 44 144 138
AMITRIPTYLINE HCL 54 43 R 150 90
MIDODRINE HCL 54 36 150 492
IBUPROFEN 54 29 150 43
CARAFATE 52 52 153 427
LIPITOR 51 41 154 136
BACLOFEN 51 46 154 109
CARISOPRODOL 51 0 R 154 97
COMBIVENT 51 34 154 161
GLUCAGEN 51 51 154 392
SUCRALFATE 50 21 159 237
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 July 6, 2011.
  • Comparisons are based on each provider’s current address, not necessarily where he or she worked during the time period covered in this database.