At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 107 out of 1600
Rank: 367 out of 1600
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
4% of this provider’s 911 patients filled at least one prescription for a narcotic painkiller, compared to an average of 1%.
Antipsychotics to Seniors
Risky Drugs to Seniors
7% of this provider’s 3,144 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 2%.
Brand Name Drugs
21% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 46%.
$41 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $80 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
4 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 5.
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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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Treats certain types of eye... +
Treats certain types of eye problems. Belongs to a class of drugs called corticosteroids. More info »
Ophthalmic prednisolone red... +
Ophthalmic prednisolone reduces the irritation, redness, burning, and swelling of eye inflammation caused by chemicals, heat, radiation, infection, allergy, or foreign bodies in the eye. It sometimes is used after eye surgery. Prednisolone is in a class of medications called steroids. It prevents swelling and redness by changing the way the immune system works. More info »
Ketorolac is used to reliev... +
Ketorolac is used to relieve moderately severe pain, usually after surgery. Ketorolac is in a class of medications called NSAIDs. It works by stopping the body's production of a substance that causes pain, fever, and inflammation. More info »
The eyedrop reduces pressur... +
The eyedrop reduces pressure inside the eye that is caused by glaucoma or ocular (eye) hypertension. More info »
Ophthalmic timolol is used ... +
Ophthalmic timolol is used to treat glaucoma, a condition in which increased pressure in the eye can lead to gradual loss of vision. Timolol is in a class of medications called beta-blockers. It works by decreasing the pressure in the eye. More info »
Dexamethasone reduces the i... +
Dexamethasone reduces the irritation, redness, burning, and swelling of eye caused by chemicals, heat, radiation, infection, allergy, or foreign bodies in the eye. It is sometimes used after eye surgery. More info »
Reduces pressure inside the... +
Reduces pressure inside the eye that is caused by glaucoma or ocular hypertension (high blood pressure in the eye). More info »
Ophthalmic brimonidine is u... +
Ophthalmic brimonidine is used to lower pressure in the eyes in patients who have glaucoma (high pressure in the eyes that may damage nerves and cause vision loss) and ocular hypertension (pressure in the eyes that is higher than normal but not high enough to cause vision loss). Brimonidine is in a class of drugs called alpha adrenergic agonists. Brimonidine works by decreasing the amount of fluid in the eyes. More info »
Treats chronic dry eye dise... +
Treats chronic dry eye disease by increasing the amount of tears in your eyes. More info »
Treats increased pressure i... +
Treats increased pressure in the eye that is caused by glaucoma or a condition called ocular hypertension. More info »
Treats glaucoma. +
Treats glaucoma. More info »
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- This provider's address and specialty information was last updated on Aug. 2, 2012.