At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 2441 out of 5023
Rank: 3330 out of 5023
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
in New York
20% of this provider’s 182 patients filled at least one prescription for a narcotic painkiller, compared to an average of 11%.
Antipsychotics to Seniors
Risky Drugs to Seniors
1% of this provider’s 2,778 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 1%.
Brand Name Drugs
21% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 27%.
$46 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $72 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
19 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 20.
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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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Amlodipine is used alone or... +
Treats high blood pressure ... +
Treats high cholesterol and... +
Used alone or together with... +
Metformin is used alone or ... +
Alendronate is used to trea... +
Alendronate is used to treat and prevent osteoporosis (a condition in which the bones become thin and weak and break easily) in women who have undergone menopause (''change of life,'' end of menstrual periods) and to treat osteoporosis in men. Alendronate is also used to treat osteoporosis in men and women who are taking corticosteroids (a type of medication that may cause osteoporosis in some patients). Alendronate is also used to treat Paget's disease of bone (a condition in which the bones are soft and weak and may be deformed, painful, or easily broken). Alendronate is in a class of medications called bisphosphonates. It works by preventing bone breakdown and increasing bone density (thickness). More info »
Treats heartburn, stomach u... +
Treats heartburn, gastroeso... +
Treats heartburn, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and conditions that cause your stomach to make too much acid. Also helps heal a damaged esophagus. Prevents stomach ulcers and stomach irritation in patients who take pain or arthritis medicine or NSAID. This medicine may be used in combination with antibiotics to treat ulcers. This medicine is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). More info »
Metoprolol is used alone or... +
Potassium is needed to main... +
Potassium is needed to maintain good health. More info »
Zolpidem is used to treat i... +
Zolpidem is used to treat insomnia (difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep). Zolpidem belongs to a class of medications called sedative-hypnotics. It works by slowing activity in the brain to allow sleep. More info »
Lowers high cholesterol and... +
Treats fluid retention (ede... +
Treats fluid retention (edema) and high blood pressure (hypertension). More info »
Treats stuffy nose caused b... +
Treats stuffy nose caused by hay fever and other allergies. This medicine is a corticosteroid. More info »
Treats high blood pressure ... +
Treats high blood pressure and angina (chest pain). May also lower the risk of repeated heart attacks. More info »
Used to relieve moderate to... +
Used to relieve moderate to severe pain. More info »
Treats fever and pain, incl... +
Treats fever and pain, including pain caused by headache, toothache, arthritis, cold or flu, migraine, or menstrual cramps. This is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). More info »
Lowers cholesterol in your ... +
Lowers cholesterol in your blood. May be used in combination with another cholesterol-lowering medicine called a "statin." More info »
Fosinopril is used alone or... +
Fosinopril is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. It is also used in combination with other medications to treat heart failure. Fosinopril is in a class of medications called angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors. It works by decreasing certain chemicals that tighten the blood vessels, so blood flows more smoothly and the heart can pump blood more efficiently. 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 22, 2012.