At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 4 out of 126
Rank: 8 out of 126
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
23% of this provider’s 167 patients filled at least one prescription for a narcotic painkiller, compared to an average of 25%.
Antipsychotics to Seniors
25% of this provider’s 128 patients 65 and older filled at least one prescription for an antipsychotic, compared to an average of 3%.
Risky Drugs to Seniors
1% of this provider’s 4,399 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 1%.
Brand Name Drugs
17% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 19%.
$58 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $77 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
36 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 9.
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Treats high cholesterol and... +
Treats high blood pressure ... +
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 »
Levothyroxine, a thyroid ho... +
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 fluid retention (ede... +
Treats fluid retention (edema) and high blood pressure (hypertension). More info »
Metoprolol is used alone or... +
Citalopram is used to treat... +
Citalopram is used to treat depression. Citalopram is in a class of antidepressants called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It is thought to work by increasing the amount of serotonin, a natural substance in the brain that helps maintain mental balance. More info »
Treats heartburn, stomach u... +
Treats dementia (memory los... +
Treats dementia (memory loss and mental changes) that is a sign of Alzheimer's disease. More info »
Metformin is used alone or ... +
Treats schizophrenia and ce... +
Treats schizophrenia and certain problems caused by bipolar disorder. More info »
Treats certain types of sei... +
Treats certain types of seizures. Also treats Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) and pain caused by shingles (postherpetic neuralgia). More info »
Used alone or together with... +
Used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood pressure and fluid retention (edema). This medicine is a diuretic (water pill). More info »
Treats diabetes mellitus. I... +
Treats diabetes mellitus. Insulin is a hormone that helps get sugar from the blood to the muscles, where it is used for energy. This type of insulin usually works longer than regular insulin. 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 high blood pressure ... +
Potassium is needed to main... +
Potassium is needed to maintain good health. More info »
Amlodipine is used alone or... +
Trazodone is used to treat ... +
Trazodone is used to treat depression. Trazodone is in a class of medications called serotonin modulators. It works by increasing the amount of serotonin, a natural substance in the brain that helps maintain mental balance. More info »
Treats symptoms of Parkinso... +
Treats symptoms of Parkinson's disease or side effects of other drugs. More info »
Treats constipation. Also t... +
Treats constipation. Also treats problems caused by liver disease. More info »
Used to relieve moderate to... +
Used to relieve moderate to severe pain. More info »
Alendronate is used to trea... +
Potassium is essential for ... +
Potassium is essential for the proper functioning of the heart, kidneys, muscles, nerves, and digestive system. Usually the food you eat supplies all of the potassium you need. However, certain diseases (e.g., kidney disease and gastrointestinal disease with vomiting and diarrhea) and drugs, especially diuretics ('water pills'), remove potassium from the body. Potassium supplements are taken to replace potassium losses and prevent potassium deficiency. More info »
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 »
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Used with diet and exercise... +
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- This provider's address and specialty information was last updated on March 11, 2011.