At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 31 out of 259
Rank: 46 out of 259
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
Antipsychotics to Seniors
52% of this provider’s 31 patients 65 and older filled at least one prescription for an antipsychotic, compared to an average of 13%.
Risky Drugs to Seniors
9% of this provider’s 362 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 2%.
Brand Name Drugs
26% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 28%.
$135 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $152 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
16 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 16.
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Treats schizophrenia and sy... +
Treats schizophrenia and ce... +
Treats schizophrenia and certain problems caused by bipolar disorder. More info »
Doxepin is used to treat de... +
Doxepin is used to treat depression and anxiety. Doxepin 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 for mental balance. More info »
Zolpidem is used to treat i... +
Bupropion (Aplenzin, Wellbu... +
Bupropion (Aplenzin, Wellbutrin, Wellbutrin SR, Wellbutrin XL) is used to treat depression. Bupropion (Wellbutrin XL) is also used to treat seasonal affective disorder (SAD; episodes of depression that occur in the fall and winter each year). Bupropion (Zyban) is used to help people stop smoking. Bupropion is in a class of medications called antidepressants. It works by increasing certain types of activity in the brain. More info »
Fluoxetine (Prozac) is used... +
Fluoxetine (Prozac) 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), some eating disorders, and panic attacks (sudden, unexpected attacks of extreme fear and worry about these attacks). Fluoxetine (Sarafem) is used to relieve the symptoms of premenstrual dysphoric disorder, including mood swings, irritability, bloating, and breast tenderness. Fluoxetine is in a class of medications called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It works by increasing the amount of serotonin, a natural substance in the brain that helps maintain mental balance. More info »
Treats depression, anxiety,... +
Citalopram is used to treat... +
Treats depression. +
Treats depression. More info »
Trazodone is used to treat ... +
Paroxetine tablets, suspens... +
Paroxetine tablets, suspension (liquid), and extended-release (long-acting) tablets are used to treat depression, panic disorder (sudden, unexpected attacks of extreme fear and worry about these attacks), and social anxiety disorder (extreme fear of interacting with others or performing in front of others that interferes with normal life). Paroxetine tablets and suspension are also used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder (bothersome thoughts that won't go away and the need to perform certain actions over and over), generalized anxiety disorder (GAD; excessive worrying that is difficult to control), and posttraumatic stress disorder (disturbing psychological symptoms that develop after a frightening experience). Paroxetine extended-release tablets are also used to treat premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD, physical and psychological symptoms that occur before the onset of the menstrual period each month). Paroxetine is in a class of medications called selective serotonin-reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It works by increasing the amount of serotonin, a natural substance in the brain that helps maintain mental balance. More info »
Used alone or together with... +
Used alone or together with other medicines to treat seizures caused by epilepsy in adults and children 2 years of age and older. More info »
Treats certain types of sei... +
Treats certain types of seizures and mood disorders. Often used along with other medicines. More info »
Treats schizophrenia, bipol... +
Treats schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and depression. Also treats irritability associated with autism. More info »
Treats symptoms of Parkinso... +
Treats symptoms of Parkinson's disease or side effects of other drugs. More info »
Buspirone is used to treat ... +
Buspirone is used to treat anxiety disorders or in the short-term treatment of symptoms of anxiety. More info »
Lithium is used to treat an... +
Lithium is used to treat and prevent episodes of mania (frenzied, abnormally excited mood) in people with bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder; a disease that causes episodes of depression, episodes of mania, and other abnormal moods). Lithium is in a class of medications called antimanic agents. It works by decreasing abnormal activity in the brain. More info »
Treats certain types of sei... +
BUPROPION HCL SR
Bupropion (Aplenzin, Wellbu... +
Treats severe depression an... +
Treats symptoms of mental a... +
Treats symptoms of mental and emotional disorders. Helps patients with Tourette's syndrome and children with severe behavior problems, including hyperactivity. More info »
VENLAFAXINE HCL ER
Venlafaxine is used to trea... +
Venlafaxine is used to treat depression. Venlafaxine extended-release (long-acting) capsules are also used to treat generalized anxiety disorder (GAD; excessive worrying that is difficult to control), social anxiety disorder (extreme fear of interacting with others or performing in front of others that interferes with normal life), and panic disorder (sudden, unexpected attacks of extreme fear and worry about these attacks). Venlafaxine is in a class of medications called selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs). It works by increasing the amounts of serotonin and norepinephrine, natural substances in the brain that help maintain mental balance. More info »
Treats an addiction to or d... +
Treats an addiction to or dependence on narcotic medicine. More info »
Treats anxiety, tension, ne... +
Treats anxiety, tension, nervousness, nausea, vomiting, allergies, skin rash, hives, and itching. This medicine is an antihistamine. More info »
Sertraline is used to treat... +
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- This provider's address and specialty information was last updated on July 8, 2007.