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Prescriber Checkup

At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2012

Rehabilitation Practitioner

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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6,184Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills
$375K Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions
112 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
93%Patients 65 Years and Older
90% Subsidized Claims for Low-Income Patients

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 .

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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.

Drug Name Total Prescriptions Filled
Including Refills
Prescriptions
to 65+
Category
NAMENDA 322 299
DONEPEZIL HCL 302 278
TRAMADOL HCL 215 210
HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 185 168 S3
LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM 179 169
ESCITALOPRAM OXALATE 168 153
SIMVASTATIN 166 158
GABAPENTIN 137 137
LISINOPRIL 129 125
RISPERIDONE 123 101
LANTUS 117 109
QUETIAPINE FUMARATE 112 108
AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 107 107
METOPROLOL TARTRATE 102 102
TRAZODONE HCL 101 97
LEXAPRO 90 81
CARBIDOPA-LEVODOPA 87 87
FUROSEMIDE 83 72
LEVOFLOXACIN 80 72
SEROQUEL 75 75
KLOR-CON M20 75 67
DIVALPROEX SODIUM 74 48
KLOR-CON M10 71 69
OLANZAPINE 71 47
CARVEDILOL 70 61
ALBUTEROL SULFATE 64 59
MIRTAZAPINE 61 61
CIPROFLOXACIN HCL 61 53
CITALOPRAM HBR 61 61
TAMSULOSIN HCL 58 45
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 57 53
MELOXICAM 55 55
OXCARBAZEPINE 53 21
OMEPRAZOLE 52 43
EXELON 52 52
SERTRALINE HCL 50 50
LEVETIRACETAM 50 30
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 April 29, 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.