At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 22 out of 121
Rank: 20 out of 121
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
11% of this provider’s 162 patients filled at least one prescription for a narcotic painkiller, compared to an average of 6%.
Antipsychotics to Seniors
Dangerous Drugs to Seniors
Brand Name Drugs
28% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 24%.
$140 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $118 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
13 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 12.
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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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Lowers the amount of phosph... +
Lowers the amount of phosphorus in blood of patients receiving kidney dialysis. More info »
Amlodipine is used alone or... +
Treats fluid retention (ede... +
Treats fluid retention (edema) and high blood pressure (hypertension). More info »
Clonidine is used alone or ... +
Clonidine is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Clonidine is in a class of medications called centrally acting alpha-agonist hypotensive agents. It works by decreasing your heart rate and relaxing the blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily through the body. More info »
Lowers the amount of calciu... +
Lowers the amount of calcium in your blood. You might have too much calcium because of cancer, problems with your parathyroid gland, and other conditions. More info »
Treats high blood pressure ... +
Treats high blood pressure ... +
Treats high blood pressure and congestive heart failure (CHF). Also reduces the risk of death from a heart attack. This medicine is a beta-blocker. More info »
Doxazosin (Cardura, Cardura... +
Doxazosin (Cardura, Cardura XL) is used in men to treat the symptoms of an enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH), which include difficulty urinating (hesitation, dribbling, weak stream, and incomplete bladder emptying), painful urination, and urinary frequency and urgency. Doxazosin (Cardura) is also used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Doxazosin is in a class of medications called alpha-blockers. It relieves the symptoms of BPH by relaxing the muscles of the bladder and prostate. It lowers blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily through the body. More info »
Used to treat hyperphosphat... +
Used to treat hyperphosphatemia (too much phosphate in the blood) in patients with end stage kidney disease who are on dialysis. 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 22, 2010.