At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 10 out of 57
Rank: 22 out of 57
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
in West Virginia
85% of this provider’s 193 patients filled at least one prescription for a narcotic painkiller, compared to an average of 72%.
Antipsychotics to Seniors
Risky Drugs to Seniors
2% of this provider’s 592 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 0%.
Brand Name Drugs
13% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 6%.
$16 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $28 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
4 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 4.
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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 »
Warfarin is used to prevent... +
Warfarin is used to prevent blood clots from forming or growing larger in your blood and blood vessels. It is prescribed for people with certain types of irregular heartbeat, people with prosthetic (replacement or mechanical) heart valves, and people who have suffered a heart attack. Warfarin is also used to treat or prevent venous thrombosis (swelling and blood clot in a vein) and pulmonary embolism (a blood clot in the lung). Warfarin is in a class of medications called anticoagulants ('blood thinners'). It works by decreasing the clotting ability of the blood. More info »
Treats pain, including pain... +
Treats pain, including pain caused by arthritis (osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or juvenile rheumatoid arthritis) in children and adults, ankylosing spondylitis, or menstrual cramps. This is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicine (NSAID). More info »
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.