At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 9 out of 63
Rank: 9 out of 63
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
in West Virginia
8% of this provider’s 371 patients filled at least one prescription for a narcotic painkiller, compared to an average of 10%.
Antipsychotics to Seniors
Risky Drugs to Seniors
1% of this provider’s 2,675 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 1%.
Brand Name Drugs
27% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 24%.
$66 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $59 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
10 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 10.
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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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Alendronate is used to trea... +
Alendronate is used to treat and prevent osteoporosis (a condition in which the bones become thin and weak and break easily) in women who have undergone menopause (''change of life,'' end of menstrual periods) and to treat osteoporosis in men. Alendronate is also used to treat osteoporosis in men and women who are taking corticosteroids (a type of medication that may cause osteoporosis in some patients). Alendronate is also used to treat Paget's disease of bone (a condition in which the bones are soft and weak and may be deformed, painful, or easily broken). Alendronate is in a class of medications called bisphosphonates. It works by preventing bone breakdown and increasing bone density (thickness). 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 Sept. 21, 2011.