At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 6 out of 13
Rank: 5 out of 13
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
Antipsychotics to Seniors
Risky Drugs to Seniors
6% of this provider’s 195 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 1%.
Brand Name Drugs
32% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 25%.
$191 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $107 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
10 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 5.
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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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Ropinirole is used alone or... +
Ropinirole is used alone or with other medications to treat the symptoms of Parkinson's disease (PD; a disorder of the nervous system that causes difficulties with movement, muscle control, and balance), including shaking of parts of the body, stiffness, slowed movements, and problems with balance. Ropinirole is also used to treat restless legs syndrome (RLS or Ekbom syndrome; a condition that causes discomfort in the legs and a strong urge to move the legs, especially at night and when sitting or lying down). Ropinirole is in a class of medications called dopamine agonists. It works by acting in place of dopamine, a natural substance in the brain that is needed to control movement. 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 Dec. 19, 2011.