At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 87 out of 160
Rank: 57 out of 160
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
54% of this provider’s 251 patients filled at least one prescription for a narcotic painkiller, compared to an average of 78%.
Antipsychotics to Seniors
Risky Drugs to Seniors
4% of this provider’s 618 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 4%.
Brand Name Drugs
45% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 13%.
$142 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $78 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
5 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 8.
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Treats certain types of sei... +
Treats certain types of seizures. Also treats Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) and pain caused by shingles (postherpetic neuralgia). More info »
Morphine is used to relieve... +
Morphine is used to relieve moderate to severe pain. Morphine long-acting tablets and capsules are only used by patients who are expected to need medication to relieve moderate to severe pain around-the-clock for longer than a few days. Morphine is in a class of medications called opiate (narcotic) analgesics. It works by changing the way the body senses pain. More info »
Treats depression, anxiety,... +
Treats depression, anxiety, diabetic peripheral neuropathy (nerve pain caused by diabetes), fibromyalgia (muscle pain and stiffness), or chronic (long-lasting) pain related to muscles and bones. This medicine is a selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SSNRI). More info »
Treats severe, ongoing pain... +
Treats severe, ongoing pain (during and after surgery, cancer pain) that cannot be controlled with other medicines. This medicine is a narcotic pain reliever. 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 April 27, 2012.