At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 132 out of 888
Rank: 236 out of 888
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
13% of this provider’s 246 patients filled at least one prescription for a narcotic painkiller, compared to an average of 23%.
Antipsychotics to Seniors
Risky Drugs to Seniors
5% of this provider’s 3,631 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 3%.
Brand Name Drugs
22% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 27%.
$63 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $98 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
17 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 9.
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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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Levothyroxine, a thyroid ho... +
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Amlodipine is used alone or... +
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Used to relieve moderate to... +
Used to relieve moderate to severe pain. More info »
Used with diet and exercise... +
Treats high blood pressure ... +
Lowers cholesterol in your ... +
Lowers cholesterol in your blood. May be used in combination with another cholesterol-lowering medicine called a "statin." More info »
Treats fluid retention (ede... +
Treats fluid retention (edema) and high blood pressure (hypertension). More info »
Metoprolol is used alone or... +
Lowers high cholesterol and... +
The combination of triamter... +
The combination of triamterene and hydrochlorothiazide is used to treat high blood pressure and edema (fluid retention; excess fluid held in body tissues) in patients who have lower amounts of potassium in their bodies or for whom low potassium levels in the body could be dangerous. The combination of triamterene and hydrochlorothiazide is in a class of medications called diuretics ('water pills'). It causes the kidneys to get rid of unneeded water and sodium from the body into the urine, but reduces the loss of potassium. More info »
Tamsulosin is used in men t... +
Zolpidem is used to treat i... +
Treats high blood pressure.... +
Treats high blood pressure. A lower blood pressure will reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack. This medicine is a combination of an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor and a diuretic (water pill). More info »
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Ciprofloxacin is used to tr... +
Ciprofloxacin is used to treat or prevent certain infections caused by bacteria. Ciprofloxacin is also used to treat or prevent anthrax (a serious infection that may be spread on purpose as part of a bioterror attack) in people who may have been exposed to anthrax germs in the air. Ciprofloxacin extended-release (long-acting) tablets are used only to treat certain types of urinary tract infections. Ciprofloxacin is in a class of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones. It works by killing bacteria that cause infections. Antibiotics will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections. More info »
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- This provider's address and specialty information was last updated on June 23, 2009.