At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 6 out of 39
Rank: 4 out of 39
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
Antipsychotics to Seniors
Dangerous Drugs to Seniors
Brand Name Drugs
29% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 18%.
$66 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $167 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
27 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 7.
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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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Amlodipine is used alone or... +
Amlodipine is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure and chest pain (angina). Amlodipine is in a class of medications called calcium channel blockers. It lowers blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels so the heart does not have to pump as hard. It controls chest pain by increasing the supply of blood to the heart. If taken regularly, amlodipine controls chest pain, but it does not stop chest pain once it starts. Your doctor may prescribe a different medication to take when you have chest pain. More info »
Metoprolol is used alone or... +
Treats high blood pressure ... +
Treats high blood pressure and heart failure. A lower blood pressure will reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack. Also used in the first few days after a heart attack to help reduce the risk of death. This medicine is an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. 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 June 17, 2011.