At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 173 out of 275
Rank: 221 out of 275
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
Antipsychotics to Seniors
30% of this provider’s 105 patients 65 and older filled at least one prescription for an antipsychotic, compared to an average of 15%.
Dangerous Drugs to Seniors
Brand Name Drugs
20% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 26%.
$89 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $144 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
6 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 17.
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Buspirone is used to treat ... +
Buspirone is used to treat anxiety disorders or in the short-term treatment of symptoms of anxiety. 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 »
Trazodone is used to treat ... +
Trazodone is used to treat depression. Trazodone is in a class of medications called serotonin modulators. It works by increasing the amount of serotonin, a natural substance in the brain that helps maintain mental balance. 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 Dec. 7, 2009.