At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 1 out of 41
Rank: 1 out of 41
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
8% of this provider’s 400 patients filled at least one prescription for a narcotic painkiller, compared to an average of 12%.
Antipsychotics to Seniors
Risky Drugs to Seniors
1% of this provider’s 1,374 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 0%.
Brand Name Drugs
24% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 17%.
$49 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $51 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
4 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 3.
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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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Ranitidine is used to treat... +
Ranitidine is used to treat ulcers; gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), a condition in which backward flow of acid from the stomach causes heartburn and injury of the food pipe (esophagus); and conditions where the stomach produces too much acid, such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. Over-the-counter ranitidine is used to prevent and treat symptoms of heartburn associated with acid indigestion and sour stomach. Ranitidine is in a class of medications called H2 blockers. It decreases the amount of acid made in the stomach. More info »
Treats infections caused by... +
Treats infections caused by certain bacteria. This medicine is a macrolide antibiotic. More info »
Treats heartburn, stomach u... +
Treats heartburn, stomach ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and conditions that cause your stomach to make too much acid, such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, endocrine tumors, and systemic mastocytosis. Also helps heal a damaged esophagus, and helps prevent stomach bleeding in patients who have a serious illness. This medicine may be used in combination with antibiotics to treat ulcers. This medicine is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). More info »
Helps prevent and control a... +
Helps prevent and control asthma attacks, including attacks caused by exercise. Also treats seasonal (short-term) and perennial (long-term) allergies. More info »
Treats stuffy nose caused b... +
Treats stuffy nose caused by hay fever and other allergies. This medicine is a corticosteroid. More info »
Treats middle ear infection... +
Treats middle ear infections in children who have tubes in their ears. Also treats outer ear infections ("swimmer's ear") in children and adults. This medicine is a combination of an antibiotic and a steroid. More info »
The combination of hydrocor... +
The combination of hydrocortisone, neomycin, and polymyxin eliminates bacteria that cause ear, eye, and skin infections and relieves pain, inflammation, redness, and itching. More info »
Treats or prevents the symp... +
Treats or prevents the symptoms of seasonal (short-term) and perennial (year-round) allergies (hay fever), such as stuffy or runny nose, sneezing, and watery eyes. Also treats nasal polyps. This medicine is a corticosteroid. More info »
Hydrocortisone provides rel... +
Hydrocortisone provides relief for inflamed areas of the body. It is used to treat a number of different conditions, such as inflammation. More info »
Triamcinolone is used to tr... +
Triamcinolone is used to treat the itching, redness, dryness, crusting, scaling, inflammation, and discomfort of various skin conditions. It is also used to relieve the discomfort of mouth sores. More info »
Treats infections. Also use... +
Treats infections. Also used with other medicines to treat stomach ulcer. This medicine is a penicillin antibiotic. More info »
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- This provider's address and specialty information was last updated on Nov. 7, 2007.