At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 8 out of 11
Rank: 6 out of 11
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
in Puerto Rico
56% of this provider’s 281 patients filled at least one prescription for a narcotic painkiller, compared to an average of 57%.
Antipsychotics to Seniors
Risky Drugs to Seniors
5% of this provider’s 605 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 2%.
Brand Name Drugs
16% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 14%.
$55 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $46 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
4 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 4.
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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 sei... +
Treats certain types of seizures. Also treats Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) and pain caused by shingles (postherpetic neuralgia). More info »
Treats short-term, medium t... +
Treats short-term, medium to medium-severe pain. More info »
Amitriptyline is used to tr... +
Amitriptyline is used to treat symptoms of depression. Amitriptyline is in a class of medications called tricyclic antidepressants. It works by increasing the amounts of certain natural substances in the brain that are needed to maintain mental balance. More info »
Treats nerve and muscle pai... +
Treats nerve and muscle pain caused by diabetes, shingles, fibromyalgia, or a spinal cord injury. Also treats partial-onset seizures in adults. More info »
Used to relieve moderate to... +
Used to relieve moderate to severe pain. More info »
Treats muscle spasms caused... +
Treats muscle spasms caused by multiple sclerosis and spinal cord injury or disease. This medicine is a muscle relaxer. More info »
About This Data
- 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 Oct. 3, 2012.