At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 52 out of 456
Rank: 73 out of 456
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
in North Carolina
62% of this provider’s 306 patients filled at least one prescription for a narcotic painkiller, compared to an average of 25%.
Antipsychotics to Seniors
Risky Drugs to Seniors
3% of this provider’s 2,048 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 23%.
$59 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $73 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
17 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 11.
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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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Treats moderate to moderate... +
Treats moderate to moderately severe pain. This medicine contains a narcotic pain reliever. More info »
Treats high cholesterol and... +
Treats heartburn, stomach u... +
Treats fluid retention (ede... +
Treats fluid retention (edema) and high blood pressure (hypertension). More info »
Used to relieve moderate to... +
Used to relieve moderate to severe pain. More info »
Amlodipine is used alone or... +
Treats certain types of sei... +
Treats certain types of seizures. Also treats Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) and pain caused by shingles (postherpetic neuralgia). More info »
Treats pain and stiffness o... +
Treats pain and stiffness of muscle spasms. This medicine is a muscle relaxant. More info »
Potassium is needed to main... +
Potassium is needed to maintain good health. More info »
Levothyroxine, a thyroid ho... +
Treats symptoms of osteoart... +
Treats symptoms of osteoarthritis (OA). Also treats symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in adults and children. This medicine is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). More info »
Treats high blood pressure ... +
Metoprolol is used alone or... +
Used alone or together with... +
Treats heartburn, gastroeso... +
Treats high blood pressure.... +
Treats high blood pressure. A lower blood pressure will reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack. This medicine is a combination of an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor and a diuretic (water pill). More info »
Lowers high cholesterol and... +
Lowers high cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the blood. Helps prevent heart attack or other problems. Helps keep atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries) from getting worse. This medicine is an HMG-CoA inhibitor, also called a statin. More info »
Treats high blood pressure.... +
Treats high blood pressure. A lower blood pressure can reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack. This medicine is a combination of an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) and a thiazide diuretic (water pill). More info »
Cyclobenzaprine, a muscle r... +
Cyclobenzaprine, a muscle relaxant, is used with rest, physical therapy, and other measures to relax muscles and relieve pain and discomfort caused by strains, sprains, and other muscle injuries. More info »
Warfarin is used to prevent... +
About This Data
- 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 8, 2007.