At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 12 out of 19
Rank: 15 out of 19
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
14% of this provider’s 100 patients filled at least one prescription for a narcotic painkiller, compared to an average of 4%.
Antipsychotics to Seniors
Dangerous Drugs to Seniors
Brand Name Drugs
20% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 28%.
$144 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $271 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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PHENYTOIN SODIUM EXTENDED
Phenytoin is used to contro... +
Phenytoin is used to control certain type of seizures, and to treat and prevent seizures that may begin during or after surgery to the brain or nervous system. Phenytoin is in a class of medications called anticonvulsants. It works by decreasing abnormal electrical activity in the brain. More info »
Donepezil is used to treat ... +
Donepezil is used to treat dementia (a brain disorder that affects the ability to remember, think clearly, communicate, and perform daily activities and may cause changes in mood and personality) associated with Alzheimer's disease (AD; a brain disease that slowly destroys the memory and the ability to think, learn, communicate and handle daily activities). Donepezil is in a class of medications called cholinesterase inhibitors. It improves mental function (such as memory, attention, social interaction, reasoning and language abilities, and ability to perform activities of daily living) by increasing the amount of a certain naturally occurring substance in the brain. Donepezil may improve the ability to think and remember or slow the loss of these abilities in people who have AD. However, donepezil will not cure AD or prevent the loss of mental abilities at some time in the future. More info »
Treats seizure disorders. B... +
Treats seizure disorders. Belongs to a class of drugs called anticonvulsants. More info »
Treats certain types of sei... +
Treats certain types of seizures and mood disorders. Often used along with other medicines. 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 April 9, 2013.