At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 16 out of 80
Rank: 62 out of 80
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
37% of this provider’s 182 patients filled at least one prescription for a narcotic painkiller, compared to an average of 28%.
Antipsychotics to Seniors
15% of this provider’s 120 patients 65 and older filled at least one prescription for an antipsychotic, compared to an average of 0%.
Risky Drugs to Seniors
6% of this provider’s 1,209 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 3%.
Brand Name Drugs
21% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 19%.
$115 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $289 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
11 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 9.
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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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Used to relieve moderate to... +
Used to relieve moderate to severe pain. More info »
Treats bacterial infections... +
Treats bacterial infections. This medicine is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic. More info »
Warfarin is used to prevent... +
Treats inflammation (swelli... +
Treats inflammation (swelling), severe allergies, complications of chronic illnesses, and other medical problems. Also used to decrease some symptoms of cancer. This medicine is a steroid. More info »
Treats herpes virus infecti... +
Treats herpes virus infections, including shingles (herpes zoster), cold sores (herpes labialis), and genital herpes (herpes simplex) in adults. Also treats cold sores and chicken pox in children. This medicine will not cure herpes, but may prevent a breakout of herpes sores or blisters. 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 »
Promethazine is used to rel... +
Promethazine is used to relieve the symptoms of allergic reactions such as allergic rhinitis (runny nose and watery eyes caused by allergy to pollen, mold or dust), allergic conjunctivitis (red, watery eyes caused by allergies), allergic skin reactions, and allergic reactions to blood or plasma products. Promethazine is used with other medications to treat anaphylaxis (sudden, severe allergic reactions) and the symptoms of the common cold such as sneezing, cough, and runny nose. Promethazine is also used to relax and sedate patients before and after surgery, during labor, and at other times. Promethazine is also used to prevent and control nausea and vomiting that may occur after surgery, and with other medications to help relieve pain after surgery. Promethazine is also used to prevent and treat motion sickness. Promethazine helps control symptoms, but will not treat the cause of the symptoms or speed recovery. Promethazine is in a class of medications called phenothiazines. It works by blocking the action of a certain natural substance in the body. More info »
Treating infections caused ... +
Treating infections caused by certain bacteria. More info »
Prevents and treats certain... +
Prevents and treats certain fungus infections. Belongs to a class of drugs called antifungals. More info »
Treats schizophrenia and sy... +
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- This provider's address and specialty information was last updated on Oct. 27, 2011.