At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 23 out of 119
Rank: 10 out of 119
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
Antipsychotics to Seniors
Risky Drugs to Seniors
38% of this provider’s 655 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 32%.
Brand Name Drugs
63% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 43%.
$109 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $66 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
5 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 6.
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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 »
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 »
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 and prevents osteopo... +
Treats and prevents osteoporosis (weak or thin bones) in women who are past menopause. Also helps decrease the risk of breast cancer in women who are past menopause and who have osteoporosis or a high risk of getting breast cancer. More info »
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- This provider's address and specialty information was last updated on April 7, 2009.