At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 24 out of 35
Rank: 23 out of 35
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
in South Carolina
70% of this provider’s 240 patients filled at least one prescription for a narcotic painkiller, compared to an average of 70%.
Antipsychotics to Seniors
Risky Drugs to Seniors
2% of this provider’s 586 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 2%.
Brand Name Drugs
15% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 14%.
$52 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $70 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
3 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 9.
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A narcotic drug. More » Misuse and abuse of narcotics led to some 16,000 overdose deaths in 2010.
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Used to relieve moderate to... +
Used to relieve moderate to severe pain. More info »
Tramadol is used to relieve... +
Tramadol is used to relieve moderate to moderately severe pain. Tramadol extended-release tablets are only used by people who are expected to need medication to relieve pain around-the-clock for a long time. Tramadol is in a class of medications called opiate agonists. It works by changing the way the body senses pain. More info »
Tizanidine is used to relie... +
Tizanidine is used to relieve the spasms and increased muscle tone caused by multiple sclerosis (MS, 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), stroke, or brain or spinal injury. Tizanidine is in a class of medications called skeletal muscle relaxants. It works by slowing action in the brain and nervous system to allow the muscles to relax. More info »
About This Data
- No comparisons are shown if 10 or fewer prescribers in the state share this specialty.
- This provider's address and specialty information was last updated on Oct. 11, 2007.