At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 169 out of 190
Rank: 145 out of 190
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
Antipsychotics to Seniors
38% of this provider’s 37 patients 65 and older filled at least one prescription for an antipsychotic, compared to an average of 21%.
Risky Drugs to Seniors
3% of this provider’s 402 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 3%.
Brand Name Drugs
31% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 26%.
$171 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $141 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 and sy... +
Treats schizophrenia and symptoms of bipolar disorder (manic-depressive illness). Used together with other medicines to treat major depressive disorder (MDD). 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 »
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 »
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- This provider's address and specialty information was last updated on Jan. 29, 2013.