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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2015

Geriatric Medicine

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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15,591Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills

Rank: 12 out of 80

$850K Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions

Rank: 14 out of 80

452 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
92% Patients 65 Years and Older

71% 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 Texas
lower than average

Antipsychotics

18% of this provider’s 418 patients who are 65 and older filled at least one prescription for an antipsychotic drug, compared to an average of 13%.

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Antibiotics

42% of this provider’s 452 patients filled at least one prescription for an antibiotic drug, compared to an average of 32%.

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Risky Drugs for Seniors

22% of this provider’s 418 patients 65 and older filled at least one prescription for a potentially inappropriate drug, compared to an average of 15%.

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Opioids

23% of this provider’s 452 patients filled at least one prescription for an opioid, compared to an average of 25%.

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Brand Name Drugs

20% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 22%.

Prescription Price

$55 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $64 among peers.

Prescriptions per Patient

34 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 22.


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

$729K

2012

$774K

2013

$922K

2014

$850K

2015

Number of Claims

11,544

2012

14,433

2013

17,282

2014

15,591

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
FUROSEMIDE

Treats fluid retention (ede... +

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

812

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

745

prescriptions.

125

patients, 28% of all patients

1 2
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

633

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

603

prescriptions.

88

patients, 19% of all patients

2 1
POTASSIUM CHLORIDE

Potassium is needed to main... +

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

490

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

454

prescriptions.

83

patients, 18% of all patients

3 5
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

480

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

454

prescriptions.

72

patients, 16% of all patients

4 4
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

461

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

386

prescriptions.

79

patients, 17% of all patients

5 10
LISINOPRIL

Treats high blood pressure ... +

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

366

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

311

prescriptions.

65

patients, 14% of all patients

6 3
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

361

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

329

prescriptions.

55

patients, 12% of all patients

7 7
MIRTAZAPINE

Treats depression. +

Treats depression. Source: National Library of Medicine

349

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

337

prescriptions.

55

patients, 12% of all patients

8 16
NAMENDA XR

Used to treat the symptoms ... +

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

299

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

282

prescriptions.

25

patients, 6% of all patients

9 15
TRAZODONE HCL

Trazodone is used to treat ... +

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

291

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

268

prescriptions.

48

patients, 11% of all patients

10 20
GABAPENTIN

Treats certain types of sei... +

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

278

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

237

prescriptions.

44

patients, 10% of all patients

11 9
SIMVASTATIN

Treats high cholesterol and... +

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

274

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

246

prescriptions.

52

patients, 12% of all patients

12 8
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

236

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

231

prescriptions.

60

patients, 13% of all patients

13 11
ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM

Treats high cholesterol and... +

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

230

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

206

prescriptions.

49

patients, 11% of all patients

14 6
TRAMADOL HCL

Tramadol is used to relieve... +

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

218

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

194

prescriptions.

74

patients, 16% of all patients

O 15 12
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

217

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

204

prescriptions.

47

patients, 10% of all patients

P 16 18
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

200

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

186

prescriptions.

38

patients, 8% of all patients

17 19
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

186

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

169

prescriptions.

32

patients, 7% of all patients

18 31
CARVEDILOL

Treats high blood pressure ... +

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

182

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

166

prescriptions.

32

patients, 7% of all patients

19 21
CLOPIDOGREL

Helps prevent stroke, heart... +

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

167

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

152

prescriptions.

32

patients, 7% of all patients

20 23
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

166

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

166

prescriptions.

17

patients, 4% of all patients

21 26
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

155

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

139

prescriptions.

23

patients, 5% of all patients

22 63
CITALOPRAM HBR

Citalopram is used to treat... +

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

149

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

130

prescriptions.

30

patients, 7% of all patients

23 27
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

143

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

138

prescriptions.

77

patients, 17% of all patients

A 24 54
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

135

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

130

prescriptions.

20

patients, 4% of all patients

25 17
LANTUS

Treats diabetes mellitus. I... +

Treats diabetes mellitus. Source: National Library of Medicine

134

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

129

prescriptions.

22

patients, 5% of all patients

26 47
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

131

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

112

prescriptions.

18

patients, 4% of all patients

27 32
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

130

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

108

prescriptions.

68

patients, 15% of all patients

28 44
LACTULOSE

Treats constipation. Also t... +

Treats constipation. Source: National Library of Medicine

129

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

124

prescriptions.

38

patients, 8% of all patients

29 51
HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN

Used to relieve moderate to... +

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

128

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

97

prescriptions.

30

patients, 7% of all patients

O 30 13
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

127

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

122

prescriptions.

17

patients, 4% of all patients

31 29
DIVALPROEX SODIUM

Treats seizures (epilepsy).... +

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

121

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

116

prescriptions.

25

patients, 6% of all patients

32 35
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

117

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

117

prescriptions.

26

patients, 6% of all patients

33 25
FAMOTIDINE*

Treats ulcers, gastroesopha... +

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

117

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

93

prescriptions.

31

patients, 7% of all patients

33 42
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 3350

Treats occasional constipat... +

Treats occasional constipation. Source: National Library of Medicine

113

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

108

prescriptions.

38

patients, 8% of all patients

35 46
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

112

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

107

prescriptions.

21

patients, 5% of all patients

36 28
ALPRAZOLAM

Treats anxiety, panic disor... +

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

110

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

89

prescriptions.

27

patients, 6% of all patients

37 34
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

108

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

92

prescriptions.

23

patients, 5% of all patients

38 22
LEVETIRACETAM

Used to help control certai... +

Used to help control certain types of seizures caused by epilepsy. Source: National Library of Medicine

100

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

53

prescriptions.

18

patients, 4% of all patients

39 39
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

97

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

92

prescriptions.

15

patients, 3% of all patients

40 66
FINASTERIDE

Treats an enlarged prostate... +

Treats an enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH) in men and causes hair growth in male pattern baldness. Source: National Library of Medicine

97

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

86

prescriptions.

14

patients, 3% of all patients

40 77
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

86

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

73

prescriptions.

22

patients, 5% of all patients

42 14
CIPROFLOXACIN HCL

Ciprofloxacin is used to tr... +

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

85

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

80

prescriptions.

53

patients, 12% of all patients

A 43 61
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

83

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

78

prescriptions.

15

patients, 3% of all patients

44 67
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

79

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

74

prescriptions.

20

patients, 4% of all patients

45 52
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

78

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

78

prescriptions.

12

patients, 3% of all patients

46 107
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

74

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

74

prescriptions.

<11 47 95
NUEDEXTA

Used to treat pseudobulbar ... +

Used to treat pseudobulbar affect (PBA; a condition of sudden, frequent outbursts of crying or laughing that can not be controlled) in people with certain conditions such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, Lou Gehrig's disease; condition in which the nerves that control muscle movement slowly die, causing the muscles to shrink and weaken) or multiple sclerosis (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). Source: National Library of Medicine

73

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

68

prescriptions.

<11 48 60
ENULOSE 71

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

54

prescriptions.

18

patients, 4% of all patients

49 144
LORAZEPAM

Treats anxiety, anxiety wit... +

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

67

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

51

prescriptions.

24

patients, 5% of all patients

50 30
HYDRALAZINE HCL

Hydralazine is used to trea... +

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

66

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

61

prescriptions.

21

patients, 5% of all patients

51 43
HUMALOG

Treats diabetes mellitus. I... +

Treats diabetes mellitus. Source: National Library of Medicine

65

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

65

prescriptions.

17

patients, 4% of all patients

52 100
PREDNISONE

Treats inflammation (swelli... +

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

65

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

60

prescriptions.

17

patients, 4% of all patients

52 45
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

64

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

64

prescriptions.

<11 54 64
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

64

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

46

prescriptions.

12

patients, 3% of all patients

54 116
MEMANTINE HCL

Treats moderate to severe ... +

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

63

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

63

prescriptions.

15

patients, 3% of all patients

56 49
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

62

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

62

prescriptions.

16

patients, 4% of all patients

57 24
RISPERIDONE

Treats schizophrenia and ce... +

Treats schizophrenia and certain problems caused by bipolar disorder. Source: National Library of Medicine

60

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

46

prescriptions.

14

patients, 3% of all patients

P 58 38
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

59

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

59

prescriptions.

11

patients, 2% of all patients

59 81
DIGOXIN

Treats certain heart rhythm... +

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

58

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

44

prescriptions.

12

patients, 3% of all patients

R 60 94
MUPIROCIN*

Treats skin infections and ... +

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

55

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

55

prescriptions.

24

patients, 5% of all patients

61 127
XARELTO

Used to treat deep vein thr... +

Used to treat deep vein thrombosis (DVT; a blood clot, usually in the leg) and pulmonary embolism (PE; a blood clot in the lung). Source: National Library of Medicine

54

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

43

prescriptions.

<11 62 56
ONDANSETRON HCL*

Ondansetron is used to prev... +

Ondansetron is used to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by cancer chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and surgery. Source: National Library of Medicine

54

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

49

prescriptions.

11

patients, 2% of all patients

62 108
FLUTICASONE PROPIONATE

Treats stuffy nose caused b... +

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

54

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

49

prescriptions.

22

patients, 5% of all patients

62 36
ALBUTEROL SULFATE

Albuterol is used to preven... +

Albuterol is used to prevent and treat wheezing, shortness of breath, coughing, and chest tightness caused by lung diseases such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD; a group of diseases that affect the lungs and airways). Source: National Library of Medicine

53

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

48

prescriptions.

29

patients, 6% of all patients

65 111
CLONAZEPAM

Treats seizures, panic diso... +

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

53

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

41

prescriptions.

<11 65 48
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

53

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

53

prescriptions.

<11 65 119
CEPHALEXIN

Treats bacterial infections... +

Treats bacterial infections. Source: National Library of Medicine

51

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

46

prescriptions.

27

patients, 6% of all patients

A 68 130
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 March 8, 2017.
  • 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.