At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 12 out of 31
Rank: 7 out of 31
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
in New York
Antipsychotics to Seniors
62% of this provider’s 26 patients 65 and older filled at least one prescription for an antipsychotic, compared to an average of 39%.
Risky Drugs to Seniors
3% of this provider’s 507 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 2%.
Brand Name Drugs
35% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 32%.
$213 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $139 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
19 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 13.
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Treats severe depression an... +
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 »
Sertraline is used to treat... +
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 »
Treats schizophrenia, bipol... +
Treats schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and depression. Also treats irritability associated with autism. 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 July 8, 2007.