At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 43 out of 316
Rank: 91 out of 316
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
Antipsychotics to Seniors
60% of this provider’s 30 patients 65 and older filled at least one prescription for an antipsychotic, compared to an average of 24%.
Risky Drugs to Seniors
14% of this provider’s 542 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 3%.
Brand Name Drugs
18% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 25%.
$88 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $134 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
20 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 16.
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This Prescriber's Drugs
The table below list this provider’s drugs, the number of prescriptions and how many went to seniors. Drugs are ranked by volume and compared with the rank for all providers in the same specialty and state.
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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 symptoms of Parkinso... +
Treats symptoms of Parkinson's disease or side effects of other drugs. More info »
Treats schizophrenia and ce... +
Treats schizophrenia and certain problems caused by bipolar disorder. More info »
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 symptoms of mental a... +
Treats symptoms of mental and emotional disorders. Helps patients with Tourette's syndrome and children with severe behavior problems, including hyperactivity. More info »
Treats certain types of sei... +
Citalopram is used to treat... +
Trazodone is used to treat ... +
Treats seizures (epilepsy).... +
Treats seizures (epilepsy). Also used to treat the manic phase of bipolar disorder (manic-depressive illness) and to prevent migraine headaches. Belongs to a class of drugs called anticonvulsants. More info »
Sertraline is used to treat... +
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 »
Fluoxetine (Prozac) is used... +
Treats schizophrenia, bipol... +
Treats schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and depression. Also treats irritability associated with autism. More info »
Fluphenazine is an antipsyc... +
Fluphenazine is an antipsychotic medication used to treat schizophrenia and psychotic symptoms such as hallucinations, delusions, and hostility. More info »
Treats severe depression an... +
Treats severe depression and generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). This medicine is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). More info »
DIVALPROEX SODIUM ER
Treats seizures (epilepsy).... +
Treats schizophrenia. Also ... +
Treats schizophrenia. Also lowers the risk of suicidal behavior in patients who have schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder. More info »
Treats depression. +
Treats depression. 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 »
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 »
VENLAFAXINE HCL ER
Venlafaxine is used to trea... +
Venlafaxine is used to treat depression. Venlafaxine extended-release (long-acting) capsules are also used to treat generalized anxiety disorder (GAD; excessive worrying that is difficult to control), social anxiety disorder (extreme fear of interacting with others or performing in front of others that interferes with normal life), and panic disorder (sudden, unexpected attacks of extreme fear and worry about these attacks). Venlafaxine is in a class of medications called selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs). It works by increasing the amounts of serotonin and norepinephrine, natural substances in the brain that help maintain mental balance. More info »
Treats anxiety, tension, ne... +
Treats anxiety, tension, nervousness, nausea, vomiting, allergies, skin rash, hives, and itching. This medicine is an antihistamine. 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 July 8, 2007.