At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 58 out of 93
Rank: 64 out of 93
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
in West Virginia
Antipsychotics to Seniors
25% of this provider’s 56 patients 65 and older filled at least one prescription for an antipsychotic, compared to an average of 17%.
Risky Drugs to Seniors
2% of this provider’s 548 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 3%.
Brand Name Drugs
26% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 27%.
$115 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $128 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
9 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 15.
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Treats dementia (memory los... +
Treats dementia (memory loss and mental changes) that is a sign of Alzheimer's disease. More info »
Sertraline is used to treat... +
Citalopram is used to treat... +
Treats schizophrenia and ce... +
Treats schizophrenia and certain problems caused by bipolar disorder. More info »
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Treats certain types of sei... +
Treats anxiety, anxiety wit... +
Treats anxiety, anxiety with depression, and insomnia (trouble sleeping). This medicine is a benzodiazepine. More info »
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 »
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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 Nov. 17, 2011.