At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 462 out of 2454
Rank: 468 out of 2454
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
31% of this provider’s 173 patients filled at least one prescription for a narcotic painkiller, compared to an average of 14%.
Antipsychotics to Seniors
23% of this provider’s 154 patients 65 and older filled at least one prescription for an antipsychotic, compared to an average of 1%.
Risky Drugs to Seniors
1% of this provider’s 6,044 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 1%.
Brand Name Drugs
19% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 18%.
$56 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $58 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
37 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 18.
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Treats high cholesterol and... +
Levothyroxine, a thyroid ho... +
Treats fluid retention (ede... +
Treats fluid retention (edema) and high blood pressure (hypertension). More info »
Warfarin is used to prevent... +
Warfarin is used to prevent blood clots from forming or growing larger in your blood and blood vessels. It is prescribed for people with certain types of irregular heartbeat, people with prosthetic (replacement or mechanical) heart valves, and people who have suffered a heart attack. Warfarin is also used to treat or prevent venous thrombosis (swelling and blood clot in a vein) and pulmonary embolism (a blood clot in the lung). Warfarin is in a class of medications called anticoagulants ('blood thinners'). It works by decreasing the clotting ability of the blood. More info »
Used to relieve moderate to... +
Used to relieve moderate to severe pain. More info »
Treats high blood pressure ... +
Treats schizophrenia and sy... +
Treats schizophrenia and symptoms of bipolar disorder (manic-depressive illness). Used together with other medicines to treat major depressive disorder (MDD). More info »
Metoprolol is used alone or... +
Treats dementia (memory los... +
Treats dementia (memory loss and mental changes) that is a sign of Alzheimer's disease. More info »
Amlodipine is used alone or... +
Donepezil is used to treat ... +
Citalopram is used to treat... +
Citalopram is used to treat depression. Citalopram is in a class of antidepressants called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It is thought to work by increasing the amount of serotonin, a natural substance in the brain that helps maintain mental balance. More info »
Potassium is essential for ... +
Potassium is essential for the proper functioning of the heart, kidneys, muscles, nerves, and digestive system. Usually the food you eat supplies all of the potassium you need. However, certain diseases (e.g., kidney disease and gastrointestinal disease with vomiting and diarrhea) and drugs, especially diuretics ('water pills'), remove potassium from the body. Potassium supplements are taken to replace potassium losses and prevent potassium deficiency. More info »
Treats certain types of sei... +
Potassium is essential for ... +
Treats depression. +
Treats depression. More info »
Sertraline is used to treat... +
Treats schizophrenia and ce... +
Treats schizophrenia and certain problems caused by bipolar disorder. More info »
Tramadol is used to relieve... +
Treats depression, anxiety,... +
Treats depression, anxiety, diabetic peripheral neuropathy (nerve pain caused by diabetes), fibromyalgia (muscle pain and stiffness), or chronic (long-lasting) pain related to muscles and bones. This medicine is a selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SSNRI). More info »
Treats diabetes mellitus. I... +
Treats severe depression an... +
Treats severe depression and generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). This medicine is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). More info »
OXYBUTYNIN CHLORIDE ER
Oxybutynin is used to contr... +
Oxybutynin is used to control urgent, frequent, or uncontrolled urination in people who have overactive bladder (a condition in which the bladder muscles have uncontrollable spasms), spina bifida (a disability that occurs when the spinal cord does not close properly before birth), or other conditions that affect the bladder muscles. Oxybutynin is in a class of medications called anticholinergics. It works by relaxing the bladder muscles to prevent urgent, frequent, or uncontrolled urination. More info »
Potassium is needed to main... +
Potassium is needed to maintain good health. More info »
Tamsulosin is used in men t... +
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Metoprolol is used alone or... +
Treats certain heart rhythm... +
Treats certain heart rhythm problems (atrial fibrillation). Also used to treat heart failure, usually in combination with a diuretic (water pill) and an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. This medicine is also called digitalis. More info »
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 3350
Treats occasional constipat... +
Treats occasional constipation. More info »
Zolpidem is used to treat i... +
Zolpidem is used to treat insomnia (difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep). Zolpidem belongs to a class of medications called sedative-hypnotics. It works by slowing activity in the brain to allow sleep. More info »
Treats symptoms of osteoart... +
Treats symptoms of osteoarthritis (OA). Also treats symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in adults and children. This medicine is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). More info »
Trazodone is used to treat ... +
Trazodone is used to treat depression. Trazodone is in a class of medications called serotonin modulators. It works by increasing the amount of serotonin, a natural substance in the brain that helps maintain mental balance. More info »
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- This provider's address and specialty information was last updated on March 5, 2008.