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Prescriber Checkup

LIDIYA KUPRIYENKO MD

At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2012

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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8,129Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills

Rank: 1 out of 17

$529K Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions

Rank: 2 out of 17

279 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
58%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 avg Average for
this specialty
in Wisconsin
Lower avg

Schedule Two
Controlled Substances

9% of this provider’s 279 patients filled at least one prescription for a schedule two drug, compared to an average of 5%.

Schedule Three
Controlled Substances

21% of this provider’s 279 patients filled at least one prescription for a schedule three drug, compared to an average of 12%.

Risky Drugs to Seniors

1% of this provider’s 5,077 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 0%.

Brand Name Drugs

26% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 22%.

Prescription Price

$65 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $82 among peers.

Prescriptions per Patient

29 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 15.


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 Wisconsin
LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM 335 212 1 3
AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 321 216 2 4
OMEPRAZOLE 270 121 3 4
FUROSEMIDE 244 134 4 6
LISINOPRIL 240 136 5 1
PRAVASTATIN SODIUM 228 110 6 13
WARFARIN SODIUM 212 197 7 7
HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 201 105 S3 8 8
SIMVASTATIN 187 125 9 2
METFORMIN HCL 151 102 10 9
TRAMADOL HCL 136 92 11 19
GABAPENTIN 121 66 12 12
DIOVAN 109 97 13 30
DONEPEZIL HCL 107 99 14 25
METOPROLOL SUCCINATE 94 65 15 16
RANITIDINE HCL 88 61 16 33
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 87 69 17 11
SERTRALINE HCL 85 41 18 34
METOPROLOL TARTRATE 83 61 19 10
ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 80 54 20 14
CARVEDILOL 78 66 21 36
ALLOPURINOL 78 43 21 22
POTASSIUM CHLORIDE 78 36 21 21
ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE 77 26 24 26
ALENDRONATE SODIUM 69 50 25 39
SPIRIVA 69 38 25 39
NOVOLOG MIX 70-30 FLEXPEN 68 55 27 42
PLAVIX 65 55 28 45
KLOR-CON M20 65 36 28 45
PROAIR HFA 64 22 30 48
PANTOPRAZOLE SODIUM 61 38 31 50
CITALOPRAM HBR 61 56 31 18
LANTUS SOLOSTAR 61 27 31 50
FLUTICASONE PROPIONATE 61 36 31 28
ATENOLOL 61 40 31 17
LANTUS 59 36 36 52
LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 55 47 37 15
CLOPIDOGREL 55 29 37 54
ADVAIR DISKUS 55 35 37 20
ISOSORBIDE MONONITRATE ER 54 52 40 55
CARBIDOPA-LEVODOPA 53 52 41 56
NAMENDA 51 51 42 29
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 3350 50 24 43 57
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 Jan. 23, 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.