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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2012

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Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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39,773Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills
$694K Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions
1,997 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
93%Patients 65 Years and Older
59% 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
SIMVASTATIN 2,552 2,496
OMEPRAZOLE 2,059 1,942
LISINOPRIL 1,575 1,529
RENAL CAPS 1,100 1,093
RANITIDINE HCL 913 891
METFORMIN HCL 910 891
GABAPENTIN 870 819
AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 808 807
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 701 693
ALPRAZOLAM 685 683
LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 682 664
SYNTHROID 655 639
FOLIC ACID 614 563
PRAVASTATIN SODIUM 599 565
ATENOLOL 572 547
VITAMIN D2 563 528
AMMONIUM LACTATE 533 505
LORATADINE 502 484
TAMSULOSIN HCL 492 479
ALENDRONATE SODIUM 481 465
DONEPEZIL HCL 473 468
METOPROLOL SUCCINATE 443 437
ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE 441 416
FUROSEMIDE 439 439
ENALAPRIL MALEATE 432 427
METOPROLOL TARTRATE 406 406
CICLOPIROX 388 359
VIAGRA 382 382
IBUPROFEN 376 342
TEMAZEPAM 359 351
GLYBURIDE 358 352 R
CLONAZEPAM 335 335
GEMFIBROZIL 309 280
WARFARIN SODIUM 308 297
VOLTAREN 305 293
GLIPIZIDE 305 305
PANTOPRAZOLE SODIUM 295 281
KETOCONAZOLE 278 251
CLOPIDOGREL 264 257
SERTRALINE HCL 257 257
CARVEDILOL 251 251
LOVASTATIN 247 247
LANSOPRAZOLE 245 219
LOSARTAN-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 241 225
FINASTERIDE 238 227
FENOFIBRATE 236 202
HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 225 208 S3
FLUNISOLIDE 218 206 10
KLOR-CON 10 216 216
ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 200 182
LORAZEPAM 193 192
LISINOPRIL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 192 192
VENTOLIN HFA 189 177
PAROXETINE HCL 185 184
PLAVIX 184 180
ALLOPURINOL 182 161
LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM 176 165
CETIRIZINE HCL 169 163
FLUTICASONE PROPIONATE 168 155
CLOBETASOL PROPIONATE 166 153
SURE COMFORT 166 164
GALANTAMINE HBR 163 162
LIDODERM 162 160
ISOSORBIDE MONONITRATE ER 156 151
CLOTRIMAZOLE-BETAMETHASONE 154 132
PROCTOZONE-HC 152 140
MELOXICAM 151 133
CIALIS 148 144
LANOXIN 143 143
CRESTOR 141 126
DOXAZOSIN MESYLATE 141 130
LEVITRA 140 136
CILOSTAZOL 140 130
LEVOXYL 135 132
GLYBURIDE-METFORMIN HCL 124 124 R
CIPROFLOXACIN HCL 120 116
TRAMADOL HCL-ACETAMINOPHEN 119 116
DICLOFENAC SODIUM 118 115
DIOVAN 117 117
MUPIROCIN 117 98
CHLORHEXIDINE GLUCONATE 115 104
NAPROXEN 114 112
AMLODIPINE BESYLATE-BENAZEPRIL 112 112
TIZANIDINE HCL 105 83
VITAL-D RX 105 103
FAMOTIDINE 103 102
DIOVAN HCT 102 102
CITALOPRAM HBR 101 96
VYTORIN 100 100
ADVAIR DISKUS 99 95
GLIPIZIDE XL 99 97
LACTULOSE 98 98
CHERATUSSIN AC 95 87
ATENOLOL-CHLORTHALIDONE 94 89
ROBAFEN-DM CLEAR 90 89
AZITHROMYCIN 87 78
NAMENDA 87 87
MECLIZINE HCL 85 84
TRAZODONE HCL 85 84
QVAR 84 84
ESCITALOPRAM OXALATE 83 83
SINGULAIR 79 72
BENICAR 79 79
TERAZOSIN HCL 78 78
JANUVIA 77 77
LEVOFLOXACIN 75 70
TRIAMCINOLONE ACETONIDE 73 66
BENICAR HCT 72 72
DESONIDE 71 65
AMOXICILLIN 71 63
VERAPAMIL ER 70 70
KLOR-CON 8 69 69
Q-TUSSIN DM 68 60
TRIAMTERENE-HCTZ 67 67
AVODART 65 65
IRBESARTAN 64 64
BENAZEPRIL HCL 63 63
GOLYTELY 63 54
LOPERAMIDE 62 59
FLUOXETINE HCL 60 53
NITROSTAT 60 59
ACTOS 60 60
LANTUS 57 54
PHENAZOPYRIDINE HCL 56 55
NYSTATIN-TRIAMCINOLONE 55 48
OXYBUTYNIN CHLORIDE 55 55
NYSTOP 55 54
DILTIAZEM 24HR ER 53 53
NEXIUM 52 52
LYRICA 50 49
VESICARE 50 50
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 Aug. 22, 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.