At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 69 out of 278
Rank: 64 out of 278
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
12% of this provider’s 166 patients filled at least one prescription for a narcotic painkiller, compared to an average of 12%.
Antipsychotics to Seniors
Risky Drugs to Seniors
3% of this provider’s 2,572 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 1%.
Brand Name Drugs
27% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 24%.
$64 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $65 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
19 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 11.
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This Prescriber's Drugs
The table below list this provider’s drugs, the number of prescriptions and how many went to seniors. Drugs are ranked by volume and compared with the rank for all providers in the same specialty and state.
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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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Total Prescriptions Filled
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Treats high cholesterol and... +
Treats high blood pressure ... +
Metoprolol is used alone or... +
Treats heartburn, gastroeso... +
Treats heartburn, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and conditions that cause your stomach to make too much acid. Also helps heal a damaged esophagus. Prevents stomach ulcers and stomach irritation in patients who take pain or arthritis medicine or NSAID. This medicine may be used in combination with antibiotics to treat ulcers. This medicine is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). More info »
Treats symptoms of osteoart... +
Treats symptoms of osteoarthritis (OA). Also treats symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in adults and children. This medicine is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). More info »
Levothyroxine, a thyroid ho... +
Treats fluid retention (ede... +
Treats fluid retention (edema) and high blood pressure (hypertension). More info »
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 »
Treats certain types of sei... +
Used alone or together with... +
Used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood pressure and fluid retention (edema). This medicine is a diuretic (water pill). More info »
Lowers high levels of chole... +
Lowers high levels of cholesterol and triglycerides (fats) in your blood. Helps keep atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries) from getting worse. Lowers the risk of stroke and heart attack in people who have certain risk factors. This medicine is an HMG-CoA inhibitor, also called a statin. More info »
Metformin is used alone or ... +
Zolpidem is used to treat i... +
Treats high blood pressure ... +
Treats high blood pressure and angina (chest pain). May also lower the risk of repeated heart attacks. More info »
Treats heartburn, stomach u... +
Lowers high cholesterol and... +
Lowers high cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the blood. Lowers the risk of chest pain, stroke, heart attack, or certain heart and blood vessel problems in people who have certain risk factors. This medicine is an HMG-CoA inhibitor, also called a statin. 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 March 7, 2013.