At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 15 out of 111
Rank: 8 out of 111
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
21% of this provider’s 208 patients filled at least one prescription for a narcotic painkiller, compared to an average of 9%.
Antipsychotics to Seniors
Risky Drugs to Seniors
17% of this provider’s 347 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 28%.
Brand Name Drugs
43% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 35%.
$129 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $69 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
4 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 6.
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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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Replaces estrogen that decr... +
Replaces estrogen that decreases with menopause or removal of the ovaries. Also prevents osteoporosis and treats advanced prostate or advanced breast cancer in certain men and women. This medicine is an estrogen, which is a female hormone. More info »
Medroxyprogesterone is used... +
Medroxyprogesterone is used to treat abnormal menstruation (periods) or irregular vaginal bleeding. Medroxyprogesterone is also used to bring on a normal menstrual cycle in women who menstruated normally in the past but have not menstruated for at least 6 months and who are not pregnant or undergoing menopause (change of life). Medroxyprogesterone is also used to prevent overgrowth of the lining of the uterus (womb) and may decrease the risk of cancer of the uterus in patients who are taking estrogen. Medroxyprogesterone is in a class of medications called progestins. It works by stopping the growth of the lining of the uterus and by causing the uterus to produce certain hormones. More info »
Estrogens are female hormon... +
Estrogens are female hormones. They are produced by the body and are necessary for the normal sexual development of the female and for the regulation?2954 More info »
About This Data
- 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 July 8, 2007.