At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2011
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 25 out of 139
Rank: 15 out of 139
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
88% of this provider’s 81 patients filled at least one prescription for a narcotic painkiller, compared to an average of 73%.
Antipsychotics to Seniors
Dangerous Drugs to Seniors
Brand Name Drugs
29% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 15%.
$138 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $102 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
24 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 8.
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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 »
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Treats muscle spasms caused... +
Treats muscle spasms caused by multiple sclerosis and spinal cord injury or disease. This medicine is a muscle relaxer. 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 pain and stiffness o... +
Treats pain and stiffness of muscle spasms. This medicine is a muscle relaxant. More info »
Treats nerve pain that is c... +
Treats nerve pain that is caused by herpes zoster, or "shingles." 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 »
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 »
Oxycodone is used to reliev... +
Oxycodone is used to relieve moderate to severe pain. 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 May 16, 2012.