At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 9 out of 58
Rank: 6 out of 58
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
7% of this provider’s 375 patients filled at least one prescription for a narcotic painkiller, compared to an average of 17%.
Antipsychotics to Seniors
Dangerous Drugs to Seniors
Brand Name Drugs
19% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 19%.
$59 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $51 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
7 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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Tamsulosin is used in men t... +
Tamsulosin is used in men to treat the symptoms of an enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH) which include difficulty urinating (hesitation, dribbling, weak stream, and incomplete bladder emptying), painful urination, and urinary frequency and urgency. Tamsulosin is in a class of medications called alpha blockers. It works by relaxing the muscles in the prostate and bladder so that urine can flow easily. More info »
Treats problems with urinat... +
Treats problems with urination caused by an enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH). This medicine is used alone or may be combined with tamsulosin (Flomax). More info »
Treats an enlarged prostate... +
Treats or prevents urinary ... +
Treats or prevents urinary tract infections caused by bacteria. Nitrofurantoin is an antibiotic. More info »
Doxazosin (Cardura, Cardura... +
Doxazosin (Cardura, Cardura XL) is used in men to treat the symptoms of an enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH), which include difficulty urinating (hesitation, dribbling, weak stream, and incomplete bladder emptying), painful urination, and urinary frequency and urgency. Doxazosin (Cardura) is also used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Doxazosin is in a class of medications called alpha-blockers. It relieves the symptoms of BPH by relaxing the muscles of the bladder and prostate. It lowers blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily through the body. More info »
Treats urinary tract infect... +
Treats urinary tract infections. Primsol?also treats ear infections in children. Belongs to a group of drugs called antibacterials. More info »
Ciprofloxacin is used to tr... +
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 »
Bethanechol is used to reli... +
Bethanechol is used to relieve difficulties in urinating caused by surgery, drugs, or other factors. More info »
Used to relieve moderate to... +
Used to relieve moderate to severe pain. More info »
Treating infections caused ... +
Treating infections caused by certain bacteria. More info »
Used together with other me... +
Used together with other medicines (such as a luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone or LHRH analog) to treat prostate cancer. Belongs to the group of medicines called antiandrogens. More info »
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- This provider's address and specialty information was last updated on Feb. 26, 2010.