At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 138 out of 251
Rank: 157 out of 251
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
Antipsychotics to Seniors
Risky Drugs to Seniors
4% of this provider’s 286 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 2%.
Brand Name Drugs
26% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 29%.
$122 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $166 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
14 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 17.
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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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Total Prescriptions Filled
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Trazodone is used to treat ... +
Treats schizophrenia and sy... +
Treats symptoms of Parkinso... +
Treats symptoms of Parkinson's disease or side effects of other drugs. More info »
VENLAFAXINE HCL ER
Venlafaxine is used to trea... +
Treats schizophrenia, bipol... +
Treats schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and depression. Also treats irritability associated with autism. More info »
Sertraline is used to treat... +
Sertraline is used to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (bothersome thoughts that won't go away and the need to perform certain actions over and over), panic attacks (sudden, unexpected attacks of extreme fear and worry about these attacks), posttraumatic stress disorder (disturbing psychological symptoms that develop after a frightening experience), and social anxiety disorder (extreme fear of interacting with others or performing in front of others that interferes with normal life). It is also used to relieve the symptoms of premenstrual dysphoric disorder, including mood swings, irritability, bloating, and breast tenderness. Sertraline is in a class of antidepressants called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It works by increasing the amounts of serotonin, a natural substance in the brain that helps maintain mental balance. More info »
Treats depression, anxiety,... +
Citalopram is used to treat... +
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 schizophrenia and ce... +
Treats schizophrenia and certain problems caused by bipolar disorder. More info »
DIVALPROEX SODIUM ER
Treats seizures (epilepsy).... +
Treats certain types of sei... +
Treats depression. +
Treats depression. 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.