At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 25 out of 89
Rank: 24 out of 89
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Antipsychotics to Seniors
Dangerous Drugs to Seniors
Brand Name Drugs
24% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 29%.
$123 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $89 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
14 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 15.
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Treats low blood calcium in... +
Treats low blood calcium in kidney dialysis patients and other patients. Calcitriol is a form of vitamin D. More info »
Lowers the amount of phosph... +
Lowers the amount of phosphorus in blood of patients receiving kidney dialysis. More info »
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 »
Lowers the amount of calciu... +
Lowers the amount of calcium in your blood. You might have too much calcium because of cancer, problems with your parathyroid gland, and other conditions. More info »
Treats fluid retention (ede... +
Treats fluid retention (edema) and high blood pressure (hypertension). 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 »
Used to treat hyperphosphat... +
Used to treat hyperphosphatemia (too much phosphate in the blood) in patients with end stage kidney disease who are on dialysis. More info »
Metoprolol is used alone or... +
This is used on the skin or... +
This is used on the skin or in the genital area to cause numbness or loss of feeling before certain medical procedures. More info »
Losartan is used alone or i... +
Losartan is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Losartan is also used to decrease the risk of stroke in people who have high blood pressure and a heart condition called left ventricular hypertrophy (enlargement of the walls of the left side of the heart). Losartan may not decrease the risk of stroke in African Americans who have these conditions. This medication is also used to treat kidney disease in people who have type 2 diabetes (condition in which the body does not use insulin normally and therefore cannot control the amount of sugar in the blood) and high blood pressure. Losartan is in a class of medications called angiotensin II receptor antagonists. It works by blocking the action of certain natural substances that tighten the blood vessels, allowing the blood to flow more smoothly and the heart to pump more efficiently. More info »
Treats high blood pressure ... +
Treats high blood pressure and congestive heart failure (CHF). Also reduces the risk of death from a heart attack. This medicine is a beta-blocker. More info »
Treats gout and some kinds ... +
Treats gout and some kinds of kidney stones. Lowers the amount of uric acid in blood. More info »
Treats certain types of sei... +
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- This provider's address and specialty information was last updated on July 3, 2012.