At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 20 out of 404
Rank: 66 out of 404
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
69% of this provider’s 300 patients filled at least one prescription for a narcotic painkiller, compared to an average of 64%.
Antipsychotics to Seniors
Risky Drugs to Seniors
6% of this provider’s 624 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 1%.
Brand Name Drugs
5% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 9%.
$25 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $40 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
3 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 3.
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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 »
Oxycodone is used to reliev... +
Oxycodone is used to relieve moderate to severe pain. Oxycodone is in a class of medications called opiate (narcotic) analgesics. It works by changing the way the brain and nervous system respond to pain. More info »
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 »
Cyclobenzaprine, a muscle r... +
Cyclobenzaprine, a muscle relaxant, is used with rest, physical therapy, and other measures to relax muscles and relieve pain and discomfort caused by strains, sprains, and other muscle injuries. More info »
Tramadol is used to relieve... +
Tramadol is used to relieve moderate to moderately severe pain. Tramadol extended-release tablets are only used by people who are expected to need medication to relieve pain around-the-clock for a long time. Tramadol is in a class of medications called opiate agonists. It works by changing the way the body senses pain. More info »
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 »
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- This provider's address and specialty information was last updated on Jan. 15, 2010.