At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 64 out of 358
Rank: 19 out of 358
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
in North Carolina
11% of this provider’s 545 patients filled at least one prescription for a narcotic painkiller, compared to an average of 21%.
Antipsychotics to Seniors
Dangerous Drugs to Seniors
Brand Name Drugs
57% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 24%.
$205 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $88 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
7 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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Prevents the symptoms of br... +
Prevents the symptoms of bronchospasm caused by emphysema, chronic bronchitis, or COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). This medicine is a bronchodilator. More info »
Prevents symptoms of asthma... +
Prevents symptoms of asthma or COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), including chronic bronchitis and emphysema. This medicine is a combination of a steroid and a bronchodilator. More info »
This is a combination of bu... +
This is a combination of budesonide and formoterol used to help control the symptoms of asthma and improve lung function. More info »
Treats or prevents bronchos... +
Ropinirole is used alone or... +
Ropinirole is used alone or with other medications to treat the symptoms of Parkinson's disease (PD; a disorder of the nervous system that causes difficulties with movement, muscle control, and balance), including shaking of parts of the body, stiffness, slowed movements, and problems with balance. Ropinirole is also used to treat restless legs syndrome (RLS or Ekbom syndrome; a condition that causes discomfort in the legs and a strong urge to move the legs, especially at night and when sitting or lying down). Ropinirole is in a class of medications called dopamine agonists. It works by acting in place of dopamine, a natural substance in the brain that is needed to control movement. 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 »
Treats stuffy nose caused b... +
Treats stuffy nose caused by hay fever and other allergies. This medicine is a corticosteroid. More info »
Treats inflammation (swelli... +
Treats inflammation (swelling), severe allergies, complications of chronic illnesses, and other medical problems. Also used to decrease some symptoms of cancer. This medicine is a steroid. More info »
Used to treat hay fever and... +
Used to treat hay fever and allergy symptoms including runny nose, sneezing, and itchy nose. More info »
Treats bacterial infections... +
Treats bacterial infections. This medicine is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic. More info »
Treats chronic obstructive ... +
Treats chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). More info »
Prevents asthma attacks. +
Prevents asthma attacks. More info »
Treats heartburn, stomach u... +
Treats heartburn, stomach ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and conditions that cause your stomach to make too much acid, such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, endocrine tumors, and systemic mastocytosis. Also helps heal a damaged esophagus, and helps prevent stomach bleeding in patients who have a serious illness. This medicine may be used in combination with antibiotics to treat ulcers. This medicine is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). More info »
Treats or prevents bronchos... +
Treats or prevents the symp... +
Treats or prevents the symptoms of seasonal (short-term) and perennial (year-round) allergies (hay fever), such as stuffy or runny nose, sneezing, and watery eyes. Also treats nasal polyps. This medicine is a corticosteroid. More info »
Helps prevent and control a... +
Helps prevent and control asthma attacks, including attacks caused by exercise. Also treats seasonal (short-term) and perennial (long-term) allergies. More info »
Treats insomnia (sleep diso... +
Treats insomnia (sleep disorder). More info »
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- This provider's address and specialty information was last updated on Aug. 9, 2011.