At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 2 out of 13
Rank: 3 out of 13
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
in South Dakota
13% of this provider’s 356 patients filled at least one prescription for a narcotic painkiller, compared to an average of 22%.
Antipsychotics to Seniors
Dangerous Drugs to Seniors
Brand Name Drugs
15% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 13%.
$257 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $284 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
7 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 8.
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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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Treats certain types of bre... +
Treats certain types of breast cancer in women who have stopped menstruating (postmenopausal). More info »
Tamoxifen is used to treat ... +
Tamoxifen is used to treat breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body in men and women. It is used to treat early breast cancer in women who have already been treated with surgery, radiation, and/or chemotherapy. It is used to reduce the risk of developing a more serious type of breast cancer in women who have had ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS; a type of breast cancer that does not spread outside of the milk duct where it forms) and who have been treated with surgery and radiation. It is used to reduce the risk of breast cancer in women who are at high risk for the disease due to their age, personal medical history, and family medical history. More info »
Treats certain types of can... +
Treats certain types of cancer, including leukemia, skin cancer, ovarian cancer, and head and neck cancer. More info »
Zolpidem is used to treat i... +
Zolpidem is used to treat insomnia (difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep). Zolpidem belongs to a class of medications called sedative-hypnotics. It works by slowing activity in the brain to allow sleep. More info »
Treats certain types of bre... +
Treats certain types of breast cancer in women who have gone through menopause. More info »
Used to relieve moderate to... +
Used to relieve moderate to severe pain. More info »
Treats inflammation and man... +
Treats inflammation and many other medical problems. More info »
Prochlorperazine suppositor... +
Prochlorperazine suppositories and tablets are used to control severe nausea and vomiting. Prochlorperazine tablets are also used to treat the symptoms of schizophrenia (a mental illness that causes disturbed or unusual thinking, loss of interest in life, and strong or inappropriate emotions). Prochlorperazine tablets are also used on a short-term basis to treat anxiety that could not be controlled by other medications. Prochlorperazine should not be used to treat any condition in children who are younger than 2 years old or who weigh less than 20 pounds (about 9 kilograms). Prochlorperazine is in a class of medications called conventional antipsychotics. It works by decreasing abnormal excitement in the brain. 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 Sept. 28, 2012.