At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 7 out of 45
Rank: 2 out of 45
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
26% of this provider’s 296 patients filled at least one prescription for a narcotic painkiller, compared to an average of 22%.
Antipsychotics to Seniors
Risky Drugs to Seniors
2% of this provider’s 1,815 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 1%.
Brand Name Drugs
10% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 13%.
$436 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $294 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
7 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 7.
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Tamoxifen is used to treat ... +
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Treats certain types of bre... +
Treats certain types of breast cancer in women who have stopped menstruating (postmenopausal). More info »
Treats inflammation and man... +
Treats inflammation and many other medical problems. More info »
Treats severe, ongoing pain... +
Treats severe, ongoing pain (during and after surgery, cancer pain) that cannot be controlled with other medicines. This medicine is a narcotic pain reliever. More info »
Used to relieve moderate to... +
Used to relieve moderate to severe pain. More info »
Treats heartburn, stomach u... +
Promethazine is used to rel... +
Promethazine is used to relieve the symptoms of allergic reactions such as allergic rhinitis (runny nose and watery eyes caused by allergy to pollen, mold or dust), allergic conjunctivitis (red, watery eyes caused by allergies), allergic skin reactions, and allergic reactions to blood or plasma products. Promethazine is used with other medications to treat anaphylaxis (sudden, severe allergic reactions) and the symptoms of the common cold such as sneezing, cough, and runny nose. Promethazine is also used to relax and sedate patients before and after surgery, during labor, and at other times. Promethazine is also used to prevent and control nausea and vomiting that may occur after surgery, and with other medications to help relieve pain after surgery. Promethazine is also used to prevent and treat motion sickness. Promethazine helps control symptoms, but will not treat the cause of the symptoms or speed recovery. Promethazine is in a class of medications called phenothiazines. It works by blocking the action of a certain natural substance in the body. More info »
Treats certain types of can... +
Treats certain types of cancer, including leukemia, skin cancer, ovarian cancer, and head and neck cancer. 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 March 15, 2010.