At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 28 out of 224
Rank: 24 out of 224
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
in New Jersey
6% of this provider’s 258 patients filled at least one prescription for a narcotic painkiller, compared to an average of 6%.
Antipsychotics to Seniors
Risky Drugs to Seniors
1% of this provider’s 1,509 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 1%.
Brand Name Drugs
50% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 34%.
$253 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $251 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
10 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 9.
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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 dementia (memory los... +
Treats dementia (memory loss and mental changes) that is a sign of Alzheimer's disease. More info »
Rivastigmine is used to tre... +
Rivastigmine is used to treat mild to moderate dementia (memory loss) associated with Alzheimer's disease or Parkinson's disease. More info »
Treats nerve and muscle pai... +
Treats nerve and muscle pain caused by diabetes, shingles, fibromyalgia, or a spinal cord injury. Also treats partial-onset seizures in adults. More info »
Helps control and prevent c... +
Helps control and prevent certain kinds of seizures. Also prevents migraine headaches in adults. More info »
Used to prevent strokes in ... +
Used to prevent strokes in patients with blood flow disorders or a history of blood clots. More info »
Donepezil is used to treat ... +
Treats certain types of sei... +
Used to help control certai... +
Used to help control certain types of seizures caused by epilepsy. This medicine is an antiepileptic. More info »
Treats seizures. This medic... +
Treats seizures. This medicine is an anticonvulsant. More info »
The combination of levodopa... +
The combination of levodopa and carbidopa is used to treat the symptoms of Parkinson's disease and Parkinson's-like symptoms that may develop after encephalitis (swelling of the brain) or injury to the nervous system caused by carbon monoxide poisoning or manganese poisoning. Parkinson's symptoms, including tremors (shaking), stiffness, and slowness of movement, are caused by a lack of dopamine, a natural substance usually found in the brain. Levodopa is in a class of medications called central nervous system agents. It works by being converted to dopamine in the brain. Carbidopa is in a class of medications called decarboxylase inhibitors. It works by preventing levodopa from being broken down before it reaches the brain. This allows for a lower dose of levodopa, which causes less nausea and vomiting. More info »
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 »
Used alone or together with... +
Used alone or together with other medicines to treat seizures caused by epilepsy in adults and children 2 years of age and older. More info »
Treats different types of s... +
Treats different types of seizures. Also used to treat nerve pain and bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive illness. More info »
Treats depression. +
Treats depression. More info »
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- This provider's address and specialty information was last updated on July 8, 2007.