At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 14 out of 51
Rank: 22 out of 51
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
14% of this provider’s 161 patients filled at least one prescription for a narcotic painkiller, compared to an average of 22%.
Antipsychotics to Seniors
Risky Drugs to Seniors
2% of this provider’s 1,396 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 1%.
Brand Name Drugs
23% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 21%.
$69 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $85 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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Levothyroxine, a thyroid ho... +
Levothyroxine, a thyroid hormone, is used to treat hypothyroidism, a condition where the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone. Without this hormone, the body cannot function properly, resulting in: poor growth; slow speech; lack of energy; weight gain; hair loss; dry, thick skin; and increased sensitivity to cold. When taken correctly, levothyroxine reverses these symptoms. Levothyroxine is also used to treat congenital hypothyroidism (cretinism) and goiter (enlarged thyroid gland). More info »
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 May 4, 2011.