At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 18 out of 45
Rank: 12 out of 45
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
in District of Columbia
Antipsychotics to Seniors
Risky Drugs to Seniors
8% of this provider’s 139 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 3%.
Brand Name Drugs
40% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 32%.
$279 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $193 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
13 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 13.
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Treats schizophrenia, bipol... +
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Sertraline is used to treat... +
Sertraline is used to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (bothersome thoughts that won't go away and the need to perform certain actions over and over), panic attacks (sudden, unexpected attacks of extreme fear and worry about these attacks), posttraumatic stress disorder (disturbing psychological symptoms that develop after a frightening experience), and social anxiety disorder (extreme fear of interacting with others or performing in front of others that interferes with normal life). It is also used to relieve the symptoms of premenstrual dysphoric disorder, including mood swings, irritability, bloating, and breast tenderness. Sertraline is in a class of antidepressants called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It works by increasing the amounts of serotonin, a natural substance in the brain that helps maintain mental balance. More info »
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 schizophrenia and sy... +
Treats psychotic mental dis... +
Treats psychotic mental disorders, such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder (manic-depressive illness). More info »
Treats schizophrenia and ce... +
Treats schizophrenia and certain problems caused by bipolar disorder. 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 July 8, 2007.