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The Doctors and Drugs in Medicare Part D

At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2016

Family Medicine

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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15,505Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills
$913K Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions
824 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
71% Patients 65 Years and Older

65% Subsidized Claims for Low-Income Patients


This Provider's History

A comparison of this provider’s prescribing in Part D since 2014. All years may not be shown if there is insufficient data.

Cost of Claims

$3.54M

2014

$3.12M

2015

$913K

2016

Number of Claims

58,012

2014

48,294

2015

15,505

2016

This Prescriber's Drugs

The table below list this provider’s drugs, the number of prescriptions and how many went to seniors. Drugs are ranked by volume and compared with the rank for all providers in the same specialty and state. The list below includes only those drugs for which this provider wrote 50 or more prescriptions.

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An opioid drug. More » Prescription opioids (painkillers) can help alleviate certain kinds of pain in the short term but carry serious health risks.

A

An antibiotic drug. More » Used to treat bacterial infections but are often prescribed incorrectly to treat viral infections, such as chest colds or the flu.

P

An antipsychotic drug. More » Antipsychotics are frequently given to dementia patients, though it increases their risk of death.

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This provider is among the top 10 prescribers of this drug in the country.

This provider’s prescriptions for this drug were for more days than those of peers. More » Because of this, his or her prescription count may be lower.

This provider’s prescriptions for this drug were for fewer days than those of peers. More » Because of this, his or her prescription count may be higher.

Drug Name Total Prescriptions Filled with Refills Prescriptions
to 65+
Patients Receiving this Drug Category
LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM 499

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

398

prescriptions.

125

patients, 15% of all patients

GABAPENTIN 465

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

258

prescriptions.

127

patients, 15% of all patients

LISINOPRIL 459

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

315

prescriptions.

133

patients, 16% of all patients

FUROSEMIDE 438

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

376

prescriptions.

99

patients, 12% of all patients

HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 426

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

233

prescriptions.

94

patients, 11% of all patients

O
OMEPRAZOLE 418

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

288

prescriptions.

114

patients, 14% of all patients

AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 409

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

365

prescriptions.

107

patients, 13% of all patients

ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 409

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

312

prescriptions.

107

patients, 13% of all patients

METFORMIN HCL 401

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

263

prescriptions.

105

patients, 13% of all patients

SIMVASTATIN 329

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

234

prescriptions.

107

patients, 13% of all patients

METOPROLOL TARTRATE 280

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

234

prescriptions.

94

patients, 11% of all patients

TIZANIDINE HCL 264

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

150

prescriptions.

121

patients, 15% of all patients

HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 232

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

171

prescriptions.

57

patients, 7% of all patients

CARVEDILOL 219

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

190

prescriptions.

52

patients, 6% of all patients

POTASSIUM CHLORIDE 195

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

160

prescriptions.

54

patients, 7% of all patients

METOPROLOL SUCCINATE 187

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

159

prescriptions.

38

patients, 5% of all patients

TAMSULOSIN HCL 185

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

141

prescriptions.

53

patients, 6% of all patients

ALPRAZOLAM 183

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

121

prescriptions.

33

patients, 4% of all patients

TRAZODONE HCL 182

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

100

prescriptions.

54

patients, 7% of all patients

DULOXETINE HCL 171

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

115

prescriptions.

42

patients, 5% of all patients

SERTRALINE HCL 168

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

136

prescriptions.

45

patients, 5% of all patients

DONEPEZIL HCL 167

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

162

prescriptions.

51

patients, 6% of all patients

AZITHROMYCIN 161

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

107

prescriptions.

123

patients, 15% of all patients

A
MELOXICAM 160

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

124

prescriptions.

55

patients, 7% of all patients

CITALOPRAM HBR 154

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

93

prescriptions.

47

patients, 6% of all patients

CLOPIDOGREL 145

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

118

prescriptions.

45

patients, 5% of all patients

LANTUS 135

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

93

prescriptions.

43

patients, 5% of all patients

LISINOPRIL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 125

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

81

prescriptions.

31

patients, 4% of all patients

MIRTAZAPINE 125

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

99

prescriptions.

35

patients, 4% of all patients

PROAIR HFA 113

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

84

prescriptions.

38

patients, 5% of all patients

WARFARIN SODIUM 112

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

98

prescriptions.

20

patients, 2% of all patients

PANTOPRAZOLE SODIUM 111

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

78

prescriptions.

31

patients, 4% of all patients

LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 110

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

97

prescriptions.

30

patients, 4% of all patients

ESCITALOPRAM OXALATE 110

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

58

prescriptions.

17

patients, 2% of all patients

DIVALPROEX SODIUM 108

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

79

prescriptions.

32

patients, 4% of all patients

NAMENDA XR 102

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

97

prescriptions.

11

patients, 1% of all patients

VENTOLIN HFA 102

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

49

prescriptions.

43

patients, 5% of all patients

HYDRALAZINE HCL 100

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

95

prescriptions.

20

patients, 2% of all patients

MONTELUKAST SODIUM 95

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

73

prescriptions.

31

patients, 4% of all patients

JANUVIA 95

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

81

prescriptions.

19

patients, 2% of all patients

POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 3350 89

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

70

prescriptions.

29

patients, 4% of all patients

LORAZEPAM 88

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

58

prescriptions.

27

patients, 3% of all patients

ISOSORBIDE MONONITRATE ER 87

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

75

prescriptions.

22

patients, 3% of all patients

BUSPIRONE HCL 87

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

56

prescriptions.

25

patients, 3% of all patients

FLUTICASONE PROPIONATE 85

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

57

prescriptions.

47

patients, 6% of all patients

TRAMADOL HCL 85

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

64

prescriptions.

26

patients, 3% of all patients

O
RANITIDINE HCL 83

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

62

prescriptions.

26

patients, 3% of all patients

IBUPROFEN 79

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

31

prescriptions.

35

patients, 4% of all patients

LYRICA 79

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

29

prescriptions.

18

patients, 2% of all patients

SULFAMETHOXAZOLE-TRIMETHOPRIM 78

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

42

prescriptions.

68

patients, 8% of all patients

A
AMOXICILLIN-CLAVULANATE POTASS 76

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

57

prescriptions.

60

patients, 7% of all patients

A
LACTULOSE 76

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

31

prescriptions.

13

patients, 2% of all patients

LEVOFLOXACIN 75

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

56

prescriptions.

56

patients, 7% of all patients

A
GLIPIZIDE 74

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

58

prescriptions.

22

patients, 3% of all patients

PREDNISONE 74

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

47

prescriptions.

55

patients, 7% of all patients

OXYBUTYNIN CHLORIDE ER 74

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

50

prescriptions.

24

patients, 3% of all patients

OXYCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 70

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

42

prescriptions.

17

patients, 2% of all patients

O
QUETIAPINE FUMARATE 68

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

27

prescriptions.

19

patients, 2% of all patients

P
ALLOPURINOL 65

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

60

prescriptions.

17

patients, 2% of all patients

HUMALOG 62

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

48

prescriptions.

19

patients, 2% of all patients

NUEDEXTA 62

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

35

prescriptions.

11

patients, 1% of all patients

XARELTO 61

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

61

prescriptions.

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FINASTERIDE 60

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

55

prescriptions.

17

patients, 2% of all patients

BACLOFEN 60

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

27

prescriptions.

16

patients, 2% of all patients

CLONIDINE HCL 59

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

45

prescriptions.

18

patients, 2% of all patients

NOVOLOG 59

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

43

prescriptions.

26

patients, 3% of all patients

GLIMEPIRIDE 58

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

40

prescriptions.

13

patients, 2% of all patients

PRAVASTATIN SODIUM 54

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

38

prescriptions.

20

patients, 2% of all patients

MEMANTINE HCL 53

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

48

prescriptions.

14

patients, 2% of all patients

DICYCLOMINE HCL 53

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

31

prescriptions.

26

patients, 3% of all patients

KLOR-CON M20 52

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

47

prescriptions.

14

patients, 2% of all patients

About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. The data for 2016 includes more than 1.5 billion prescriptions written by 1.1 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists over 460,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Caveats
  • No comparisons are shown if there are fewer than 20 prescribers in the state share this specialty.
  • Comparisons do not take into account the medical conditions of patients. Medications for certain conditions do not have generic alternatives, so patients would receive more expensive brand name drugs.
  • This provider's address and specialty information was last updated on Dec. 22, 2014.
  • Comparisons are based on each provider’s current address, not necessarily where he or she worked during the time period covered in this database.
  • In rare circumstances, providers' prescription tallies may be inflated. Sometimes providers are credited with prescriptions written by colleagues (this happens in long-term care facilities) or are victims of fraud involving theft of their provider number.