At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 10 out of 30
Rank: 15 out of 30
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
in West Virginia
28% of this provider’s 156 patients filled at least one prescription for a narcotic painkiller, compared to an average of 28%.
Antipsychotics to Seniors
Risky Drugs to Seniors
5% of this provider’s 1,112 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 2%.
Brand Name Drugs
14% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 16%.
$194 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $285 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
11 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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Used to relieve moderate to... +
Used to relieve moderate to severe pain. More info »
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 »
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 »
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 Oct. 10, 2011.