At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 124 out of 459
Rank: 291 out of 459
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
35% of this provider’s 170 patients filled at least one prescription for a narcotic painkiller, compared to an average of 21%.
Antipsychotics to Seniors
Risky Drugs to Seniors
9% of this provider’s 940 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 4%.
Brand Name Drugs
13% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 25%.
$27 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $97 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
15 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 10.
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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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Replaces estrogen that decr... +
Replaces estrogen that decreases with menopause or removal of the ovaries. Also prevents osteoporosis and treats advanced prostate or advanced breast cancer in certain men and women. This medicine is an estrogen, which is a female hormone. More info »
Used to relieve moderate to... +
Used to relieve moderate to severe pain. More info »
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. Without this hormone, the body cannot function properly, resulting in: poor growth; slow speech; lack of energy; weight gain; hair loss; dry, thick skin; and increased sensitivity to cold. When taken correctly, levothyroxine reverses these symptoms. Levothyroxine is also used to treat congenital hypothyroidism (cretinism) and goiter (enlarged thyroid gland). More info »
Treats pain and stiffness o... +
Treats pain and stiffness of muscle spasms. This medicine is a muscle relaxant. More info »
Zolpidem is used to treat i... +
Zolpidem is used to treat insomnia (difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep). Zolpidem belongs to a class of medications called sedative-hypnotics. It works by slowing activity in the brain to allow sleep. More info »
Treats fluid retention (ede... +
Treats fluid retention (edema) and high blood pressure (hypertension). More info »
Prevents and treats certain... +
Prevents and treats certain fungus infections. Belongs to a class of drugs called antifungals. More info »
Estrogens are female hormon... +
Estrogens are female hormones. They are produced by the body and are necessary for the normal sexual development of the female and for the regulation?2954 More info »
Medroxyprogesterone is used... +
Medroxyprogesterone is used to treat abnormal menstruation (periods) or irregular vaginal bleeding. Medroxyprogesterone is also used to bring on a normal menstrual cycle in women who menstruated normally in the past but have not menstruated for at least 6 months and who are not pregnant or undergoing menopause (change of life). Medroxyprogesterone is also used to prevent overgrowth of the lining of the uterus (womb) and may decrease the risk of cancer of the uterus in patients who are taking estrogen. Medroxyprogesterone is in a class of medications called progestins. It works by stopping the growth of the lining of the uterus and by causing the uterus to produce certain hormones. More info »
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- 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 July 12, 2010.