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Prescriber Checkup

JACQUELINE FERNANDEZ M.D.

At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2012

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Clinic/Center

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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25,410Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills
$1.01M Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions
681 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
86%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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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 1,382 1,208
OMEPRAZOLE 1,367 1,229
LISINOPRIL 1,324 1,124
METFORMIN HCL 805 667
AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 786 707
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 726 633
CRESTOR 585 511
TEMAZEPAM 528 443
VIAGRA 454 367
METOPROLOL TARTRATE 453 390
ALENDRONATE SODIUM 451 405
METOPROLOL SUCCINATE 432 421
DONEPEZIL HCL 404 404
TAMSULOSIN HCL 390 355
LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM 376 350
FUROSEMIDE 368 316
FOLIC ACID 326 255
ALPRAZOLAM 323 266
LISINOPRIL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 270 258
CLOPIDOGREL 262 220
GABAPENTIN 247 187
FLUTICASONE PROPIONATE 246 225
METFORMIN HCL ER 231 220
ATENOLOL 223 199
GLIPIZIDE 222 199
ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE 193 176
PAROXETINE HCL 188 163
ESCITALOPRAM OXALATE 187 158
LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 186 144
VITAMIN D2 182 165
CARVEDILOL 180 151
ATACAND 178 170 10
GLYBURIDE 176 135 R
PLAVIX 176 165
WARFARIN SODIUM 174 160
VOLTAREN 173 152
ADVAIR DISKUS 166 138
DOXAZOSIN MESYLATE 162 159
IBUPROFEN 161 124
CICLOPIROX 160 135
RANITIDINE HCL 158 131
AVODART 157 157
AZITHROMYCIN 151 137
GEMFIBROZIL 150 104
LANSOPRAZOLE 149 139
DICLOFENAC SODIUM 141 112
GLYBURIDE-METFORMIN HCL 135 117 R
ENALAPRIL MALEATE 135 119
DIOVAN HCT 133 126
DILTIAZEM ER 129 128
PANTOPRAZOLE SODIUM 123 115
CLONAZEPAM 118 71
LANTUS SOLOSTAR 115 67
LOVAZA 114 100
ATACAND HCT 112 99 10
PROAIR HFA 110 93
NIFEDICAL XL 107 101
LIDODERM 106 77
DIOVAN 104 92
METOCLOPRAMIDE HCL 103 95
SINGULAIR 102 94
GLIPIZIDE ER 102 88
CITALOPRAM HBR 101 101
AMLODIPINE BESYLATE-BENAZEPRIL 97 95
LEVOFLOXACIN 96 82
NAPROXEN 95 75
NEXIUM 95 91
LORAZEPAM 93 76
AMOXICILLIN 88 66
MECLIZINE HCL 85 77
KETOCONAZOLE 85 72
SERTRALINE HCL 84 61
VENTOLIN HFA 79 67
MONTELUKAST SODIUM 79 74
INSULIN SYRINGE 76 53
BENAZEPRIL HCL 74 74
LATANOPROST 74 72
UNIFINE PENTIPS 74 51
ALLOPURINOL 73 60
DIGOXIN 72 49
ACTOS 72 72
CLOTRIMAZOLE-BETAMETHASONE 71 59
JANUVIA 69 63
CIPROFLOXACIN HCL 69 63
BENICAR 68 68
BENZONATATE 68 56
MICARDIS HCT 64 64
FAMOTIDINE 62 58
VERAPAMIL ER 62 61
PATADAY 60 60
CELEBREX 59 55
LYRICA 59 52
CLOBETASOL PROPIONATE 57 47
CIALIS 57 43
LOSARTAN-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 57 51
LEXAPRO 57 48
SPIRIVA 56 51
MICARDIS 55 55
LANTUS 55 42
MEGESTROL ACETATE 55 55 R
DICYCLOMINE HCL 53 49
PENTOXIFYLLINE 52 51
FOSINOPRIL SODIUM 51 51
CYMBALTA 51 37
TRAZODONE HCL 50 35
HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 50 28 S3
TRIAMCINOLONE ACETONIDE 50 48
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 July 8, 2007.
  • Comparisons are based on each provider’s current address, not necessarily where he or she worked during the time period covered in this database.