At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 166 out of 467
Rank: 413 out of 467
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
60% of this provider’s 138 patients filled at least one prescription for a narcotic painkiller, compared to an average of 9%.
Antipsychotics to Seniors
Risky Drugs to Seniors
6% of this provider’s 571 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 2%.
Brand Name Drugs
14% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 30%.
$38 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $196 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
13 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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Used to relieve moderate to... +
Used to relieve moderate to severe pain. More info »
Treats muscle spasms caused... +
Treats muscle spasms caused by multiple sclerosis and spinal cord injury or disease. This medicine is a muscle relaxer. More info »
Treats muscle pain and spas... +
Treats muscle pain and spasms. Belongs to a class of drugs called muscle relaxants. 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 »
Treats fever and pain, incl... +
Treats fever and pain, including pain caused by headache, toothache, arthritis, cold or flu, migraine, or menstrual cramps. This is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). More info »
Nortriptyline is used to tr... +
Nortriptyline is used to treat depression. Nortriptyline is in a group of medications called tricyclic antidepressants. It works by increasing the amounts of certain natural substances in the brain that are needed to maintain mental balance. 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 Dec. 21, 2010.