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Prescriber Checkup

At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2012

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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21,887Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills
$1.21M Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions
582 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
64%Patients 65 Years and Older
80% 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
OMEPRAZOLE 868 582
FUROSEMIDE 812 636
HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 790 453 S3
SIMVASTATIN 618 416
LISINOPRIL 574 368
AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 568 431
WARFARIN SODIUM 548 462
METOPROLOL TARTRATE 534 411
LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM 510 321
METFORMIN HCL 396 245
CARVEDILOL 360 271
POTASSIUM CHLORIDE 358 279
ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE 344 215
TRAMADOL HCL 299 195
SERTRALINE HCL 297 205
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 3350 284 220
ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 280 171
GABAPENTIN 262 154
DONEPEZIL HCL 253 237
CITALOPRAM HBR 235 203
NAMENDA 198 186
MELOXICAM 195 135
LANTUS 193 124
LISINOPRIL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 188 64
ENALAPRIL MALEATE 166 155
NEXIUM 165 69
RANITIDINE HCL 164 96
METOPROLOL SUCCINATE 163 134
METFORMIN HCL ER 162 102
PRAVASTATIN SODIUM 152 95
LEVETIRACETAM 141 115
DIVALPROEX SODIUM 139 98
CLONIDINE HCL 138 64
SULFAMETHOXAZOLE-TRIMETHOPRIM 138 101
PANTOPRAZOLE SODIUM 137 87
ATENOLOL 133 132
MIRTAZAPINE 131 123
ISOSORBIDE MONONITRATE ER 127 103
LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 127 111
ESCITALOPRAM OXALATE 126 86
CLOPIDOGREL 123 101
TRAZODONE HCL 117 76
ADVAIR DISKUS 115 90
TAMSULOSIN HCL 115 102
QUETIAPINE FUMARATE 114 66
BACLOFEN 112 43
HYDRALAZINE HCL 111 78
FENOFIBRATE 111 43
CYMBALTA 110 67
FLUTICASONE PROPIONATE 109 52
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 108 65
DIGOXIN 106 94
CRESTOR 106 75
SPIRIVA 103 58
METOCLOPRAMIDE HCL 102 73
CYCLOBENZAPRINE HCL 101 74 R
PLAVIX 95 61
CARBIDOPA-LEVODOPA 93 86
PREDNISONE 93 51
ALLOPURINOL 93 60
FENTANYL 92 61 S2
OLANZAPINE 86 64
ABILIFY 85 49
FLUOXETINE HCL 84 58
NOVOLOG 82 33
GLIPIZIDE XL 81 60
ALENDRONATE SODIUM 81 68
GLIPIZIDE 80 68
AZITHROMYCIN 80 62
PAROXETINE HCL 79 79
OXYBUTYNIN CHLORIDE ER 73 65
ZETIA 73 44
BUSPIRONE HCL 73 56
CIPROFLOXACIN HCL 73 55
SANTYL 72 66
CARISOPRODOL 72 0 R
LUMIGAN 71 63
VENLAFAXINE HCL ER 71 43
LANTUS SOLOSTAR 67 32
AGGRENOX 67 54
LIPITOR 65 36
CEPHALEXIN 64 46
TORSEMIDE 64 57
KLOR-CON M10 63 29
RISPERIDONE 63 41
SPIRONOLACTONE 63 48
ACTOS 63 46
TRIAMCINOLONE ACETONIDE 63 53
SYNTHROID 63 47
AMITRIPTYLINE HCL 61 48 R
OXYCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 60 26 S2
LEVOFLOXACIN 60 49
LOVASTATIN 60 49
SUCRALFATE 59 42
NOVOLIN R 57 29
DOXYCYCLINE HYCLATE 53 33
PROAIR HFA 53 0
DICLOFENAC SODIUM 52 20
LEXAPRO 52 33
PHENYTOIN SODIUM EXTENDED 52 43
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 June 2, 2014.
  • Comparisons are based on each provider’s current address, not necessarily where he or she worked during the time period covered in this database.