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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2016

Family Medicine

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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23,510Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills
$906K Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions
528 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
71% Patients 65 Years and Older

83% 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

$780K

2014

$871K

2015

$906K

2016

Number of Claims

18,013

2014

23,487

2015

23,510

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.

10

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
AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 1,054

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

773

prescriptions.

132

patients, 25% of all patients

FUROSEMIDE 974

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

734

prescriptions.

83

patients, 16% of all patients

POTASSIUM CHLORIDE 915

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

767

prescriptions.

93

patients, 18% of all patients

HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 828

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

421

prescriptions.

111

patients, 21% of all patients

O
GABAPENTIN 734

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

478

prescriptions.

84

patients, 16% of all patients

LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM 628

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

551

prescriptions.

49

patients, 9% of all patients

HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 591

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

472

prescriptions.

70

patients, 13% of all patients

ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 585

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

439

prescriptions.

58

patients, 11% of all patients

LISINOPRIL 562

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

438

prescriptions.

63

patients, 12% of all patients

SIMVASTATIN 555

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

483

prescriptions.

51

patients, 10% of all patients

OMEPRAZOLE 508

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

464

prescriptions.

42

patients, 8% of all patients

SERTRALINE HCL 485

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

388

prescriptions.

53

patients, 10% of all patients

TRAMADOL HCL 401

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

293

prescriptions.

86

patients, 16% of all patients

O
CARVEDILOL 383

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

282

prescriptions.

56

patients, 11% of all patients

PHENYTOIN SODIUM EXTENDED 364

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

287

prescriptions.

14

patients, 3% of all patients

METFORMIN HCL 319

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

232

prescriptions.

41

patients, 8% of all patients

PRAVASTATIN SODIUM 301

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

223

prescriptions.

41

patients, 8% of all patients

DONEPEZIL HCL 292

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

287

prescriptions.

21

patients, 4% of all patients

ALPRAZOLAM 289

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

155

prescriptions.

41

patients, 8% of all patients

METOPROLOL TARTRATE 265

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

219

prescriptions.

24

patients, 5% of all patients

METFORMIN HCL ER 260

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

125

prescriptions.

27

patients, 5% of all patients

ALLOPURINOL 260

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

174

prescriptions.

34

patients, 6% of all patients

MONTELUKAST SODIUM 255

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

201

prescriptions.

32

patients, 6% of all patients

TAMSULOSIN HCL 254

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

168

prescriptions.

31

patients, 6% of all patients

LISINOPRIL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 252

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

172

prescriptions.

39

patients, 7% of all patients

CLOPIDOGREL 246

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

179

prescriptions.

28

patients, 5% of all patients

NAMENDA XR 233

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

233

prescriptions.

<11
GLIPIZIDE XL 223

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

171

prescriptions.

14

patients, 3% of all patients

GLIPIZIDE 216

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

168

prescriptions.

24

patients, 5% of all patients

JANUVIA 215

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

173

prescriptions.

17

patients, 3% of all patients

ATENOLOL 213

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

197

prescriptions.

25

patients, 5% of all patients

AMLODIPINE BESYLATE-BENAZEPRIL 207

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

144

prescriptions.

30

patients, 6% of all patients

GLIPIZIDE ER 191

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

128

prescriptions.

30

patients, 6% of all patients

FAMOTIDINE* 166

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

103

prescriptions.

24

patients, 5% of all patients

VALSARTAN 165

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

151

prescriptions.

20

patients, 4% of all patients

OXYCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 160

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

72

prescriptions.

27

patients, 5% of all patients

O
MELOXICAM 154

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

85

prescriptions.

32

patients, 6% of all patients

METOPROLOL SUCCINATE 151

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

94

prescriptions.

18

patients, 3% of all patients

CITALOPRAM HBR 150

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

126

prescriptions.

<11
LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 145

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

100

prescriptions.

13

patients, 2% of all patients

CLONIDINE HCL 144

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

103

prescriptions.

27

patients, 5% of all patients

MIRTAZAPINE 138

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

138

prescriptions.

<11
FLUTICASONE PROPIONATE 128

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

89

prescriptions.

39

patients, 7% of all patients

VENLAFAXINE HCL ER 125

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

40

prescriptions.

<11
ZIPRASIDONE HCL 124

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

124

prescriptions.

<11 P
NEXIUM 123

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

85

prescriptions.

17

patients, 3% of all patients

RISPERIDONE 123

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

90

prescriptions.

12

patients, 2% of all patients

P
RANITIDINE HCL 119

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

97

prescriptions.

25

patients, 5% of all patients

NOVOLIN 70-30 117

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

56

prescriptions.

13

patients, 2% of all patients

LOSARTAN-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 115

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

70

prescriptions.

17

patients, 3% of all patients

TRAZODONE HCL 113

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

99

prescriptions.

<11
ESCITALOPRAM OXALATE 112

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

107

prescriptions.

<11
HYDRALAZINE HCL 109

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

93

prescriptions.

11

patients, 2% of all patients

BYSTOLIC 106

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

89

prescriptions.

<11
CALCIUM ACETATE 104

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

52

prescriptions.

<11
CRESTOR 96

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

96

prescriptions.

<11
BUSPIRONE HCL 94

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

89

prescriptions.

<11
PAROXETINE HCL 91

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

75

prescriptions.

11

patients, 2% of all patients

PROAIR HFA 88

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

41

prescriptions.

27

patients, 5% of all patients

DULOXETINE HCL 87

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

82

prescriptions.

<11
CARBAMAZEPINE 84

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

66

prescriptions.

<11
ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE 82

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

29

prescriptions.

17

patients, 3% of all patients

AMLODIPINE-VALSARTAN 79

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

51

prescriptions.

<11
ISOSORBIDE MONONITRATE ER 77

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

14

prescriptions.

<11
LYRICA 75

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

64

prescriptions.

14

patients, 3% of all patients

ACETAMINOPHEN-CODEINE 75

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

70

prescriptions.

17

patients, 3% of all patients

O
FENOFIBRATE* 71

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

12

prescriptions.

<11
IBUPROFEN 71

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

35

prescriptions.

22

patients, 4% of all patients

LEVOCETIRIZINE DIHYDROCHLORIDE 71

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

56

prescriptions.

28

patients, 5% of all patients

MEMANTINE HCL 70

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

70

prescriptions.

<11
VALSARTAN-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 69

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

64

prescriptions.

11

patients, 2% of all patients

QUETIAPINE FUMARATE 68

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

53

prescriptions.

<11 P
AMITRIPTYLINE HCL 67

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

62

prescriptions.

<11
PANTOPRAZOLE SODIUM 67

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

43

prescriptions.

<11
MECLIZINE HCL 66

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

40

prescriptions.

13

patients, 2% of all patients

CIPROFLOXACIN HCL 65

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

46

prescriptions.

50

patients, 9% of all patients

A
TIZANIDINE HCL 65

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

51

prescriptions.

<11
DIVALPROEX SODIUM 64

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

59

prescriptions.

<11
PHENOBARBITAL 62

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

38

prescriptions.

<11
GLIPIZIDE-METFORMIN 61

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

56

prescriptions.

11

patients, 2% of all patients

DIGOX 60

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

60

prescriptions.

<11
PREDNISONE 59

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

28

prescriptions.

33

patients, 6% of all patients

HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE SULFATE 58

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

53

prescriptions.

<11
ROPINIROLE HCL 57

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

39

prescriptions.

<11
LORAZEPAM 56

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

51

prescriptions.

<11
LOVASTATIN 56

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

56

prescriptions.

<11
KLOR-CON 10 55

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

37

prescriptions.

<11
METOCLOPRAMIDE HCL 55

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

50

prescriptions.

<11
ENALAPRIL MALEATE 53

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

53

prescriptions.

<11
CARBAMAZEPINE ER 52

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

0

prescriptions.

<11
RIVASTIGMINE* 52

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

52

prescriptions.

<11
AGGRENOX 52

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

52

prescriptions.

<11
CHLORPROMAZINE HCL 52

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

52

prescriptions.

<11 P
HUMULIN 70-30 52

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

25

prescriptions.

11

patients, 2% of all patients

PROPRANOLOL HCL 52

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

52

prescriptions.

<11
ZETIA 52

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

52

prescriptions.

<11
VENTOLIN HFA 51

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

26

prescriptions.

16

patients, 3% of all patients

COLCHICINE 51

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

46

prescriptions.

15

patients, 3% 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 Sept. 27, 2010.
  • 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.