At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 99 out of 180
Rank: 73 out of 180
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
in Puerto Rico
Antipsychotics to Seniors
32% of this provider’s 143 patients 65 and older filled at least one prescription for an antipsychotic, compared to an average of 27%.
Risky Drugs to Seniors
2% of this provider’s 1,856 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 4%.
Brand Name Drugs
32% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 14%.
$105 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $61 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
13 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 11.
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Treats schizophrenia and sy... +
Treats schizophrenia and symptoms of bipolar disorder (manic-depressive illness). Used together with other medicines to treat major depressive disorder (MDD). More info »
Treats depression. +
Treats depression. More info »
Treats dementia (memory los... +
Treats dementia (memory loss and mental changes) that is a sign of Alzheimer's disease. More info »
Zolpidem is used to treat i... +
Sertraline is used to treat... +
Sertraline is used to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (bothersome thoughts that won't go away and the need to perform certain actions over and over), panic attacks (sudden, unexpected attacks of extreme fear and worry about these attacks), posttraumatic stress disorder (disturbing psychological symptoms that develop after a frightening experience), and social anxiety disorder (extreme fear of interacting with others or performing in front of others that interferes with normal life). It is also used to relieve the symptoms of premenstrual dysphoric disorder, including mood swings, irritability, bloating, and breast tenderness. Sertraline is in a class of antidepressants called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It works by increasing the amounts of serotonin, a natural substance in the brain that helps maintain mental balance. More info »
Treats certain types of sei... +
Treats certain types of seizures and mood disorders. Often used along with other medicines. More info »
DIVALPROEX SODIUM ER
Treats seizures (epilepsy).... +
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 »
Paroxetine tablets, suspens... +
Paroxetine tablets, suspension (liquid), and extended-release (long-acting) tablets are used to treat depression, panic disorder (sudden, unexpected attacks of extreme fear and worry about these attacks), and social anxiety disorder (extreme fear of interacting with others or performing in front of others that interferes with normal life). Paroxetine tablets and suspension are also used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder (bothersome thoughts that won't go away and the need to perform certain actions over and over), generalized anxiety disorder (GAD; excessive worrying that is difficult to control), and posttraumatic stress disorder (disturbing psychological symptoms that develop after a frightening experience). Paroxetine extended-release tablets are also used to treat premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD, physical and psychological symptoms that occur before the onset of the menstrual period each month). Paroxetine is in a class of medications called selective serotonin-reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It works by increasing the amount of serotonin, a natural substance in the brain that helps maintain mental balance. More info »
Treats schizophrenia and ce... +
Treats schizophrenia and certain problems caused by bipolar disorder. More info »
Treats hypothyroidism. +
Treats hypothyroidism. More info »
Lithium is used to treat an... +
Lithium is used to treat and prevent episodes of mania (frenzied, abnormally excited mood) in people with bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder; a disease that causes episodes of depression, episodes of mania, and other abnormal moods). Lithium is in a class of medications called antimanic agents. It works by decreasing abnormal activity in the brain. More info »
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- This provider's address and specialty information was last updated on July 8, 2007.