At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 5 out of 138
Rank: 17 out of 138
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
76% of this provider’s 741 patients filled at least one prescription for a narcotic painkiller, compared to an average of 82%.
Antipsychotics to Seniors
Risky Drugs to Seniors
9% of this provider’s 4,028 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 5%.
Brand Name Drugs
16% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 12%.
$50 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $75 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
12 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 10.
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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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Used to relieve moderate to... +
Used to relieve moderate to severe pain. More info »
Treats certain types of sei... +
Treats muscle spasms caused... +
Treats muscle spasms caused by multiple sclerosis and spinal cord injury or disease. This medicine is a muscle relaxer. More info »
Tramadol is used to relieve... +
Cyclobenzaprine, a muscle r... +
Treats nerve and muscle pai... +
Treats nerve pain that is c... +
Treats nerve pain that is caused by herpes zoster, or "shingles." More info »
Treats pain caused by arthr... +
Treats pain caused by arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, or other medical problems. Also treats acute migraine attacks in adults. This is a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory medicine (NSAID). More info »
Treats depression, anxiety,... +
Treats depression, anxiety, diabetic peripheral neuropathy (nerve pain caused by diabetes), fibromyalgia (muscle pain and stiffness), or chronic (long-lasting) pain related to muscles and bones. This medicine is a selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SSNRI). More info »
Treats muscle pain and spas... +
Treats muscle pain and spasms. Belongs to a class of drugs called muscle relaxants. More info »
Treats symptoms of osteoart... +
Treats pain, including pain... +
Treats fever and pain, incl... +
Treats fever and pain, including pain caused by arthritis, gout, menstrual cramps, tendinitis, headache, backache, and toothache. This is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicine (NSAID). More info »
Tizanidine is used to relie... +
Tizanidine is used to relieve the spasms and increased muscle tone caused by multiple sclerosis (MS, a disease in which the nerves do not function properly and patients may experience weakness, numbness, loss of muscle coordination and problems with vision, speech, and bladder control), stroke, or brain or spinal injury. Tizanidine is in a class of medications called skeletal muscle relaxants. It works by slowing action in the brain and nervous system to allow the muscles to relax. More info »
Treats pain and stiffness o... +
Treats pain and stiffness of muscle spasms. This medicine is a muscle relaxant. More info »
Treats short-term, medium t... +
Treats short-term, medium to medium-severe pain. 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 July 9, 2007.