At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 6 out of 13
Rank: 5 out of 13
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
Antipsychotics to Seniors
Dangerous Drugs to Seniors
Brand Name Drugs
27% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 29%.
$145 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $142 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
20 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 12.
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Treats certain types of sei... +
Treats certain types of seizures and mood disorders. Often used along with other medicines. More info »
Treats schizophrenia and ce... +
Treats schizophrenia and certain problems caused by bipolar disorder. 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 »
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 »
Lithium is used to treat an... +
Lithium is used to treat and prevent episodes of mania (frenzied, abnormally excited mood) in people with bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder; a disease that causes episodes of depression, episodes of mania, and other abnormal moods). Lithium is in a class of medications called antimanic agents. It works by decreasing abnormal activity in the brain. More info »
Treats schizophrenia, bipol... +
Treats schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and depression. Also treats irritability associated with autism. 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 »
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- This provider's address and specialty information was last updated on Aug. 13, 2010.