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The Doctors and Drugs in Medicare Part D

At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2016

Adult Medicine

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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21,286Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills
$998K Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions
695 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
84% Patients 65 Years and Older

26% 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

$734K

2014

$896K

2015

$998K

2016

Number of Claims

17,485

2014

19,232

2015

21,286

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
AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 842

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

767

prescriptions.

136

patients, 20% of all patients

DONEPEZIL HCL 659

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

659

prescriptions.

99

patients, 14% of all patients

LISINOPRIL 642

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

566

prescriptions.

93

patients, 13% of all patients

LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM 607

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

561

prescriptions.

96

patients, 14% of all patients

FUROSEMIDE 590

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

569

prescriptions.

108

patients, 16% of all patients

QUETIAPINE FUMARATE 574

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

569

prescriptions.

77

patients, 11% of all patients

P
OMEPRAZOLE 557

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

491

prescriptions.

82

patients, 12% of all patients

POTASSIUM CHLORIDE 555

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

511

prescriptions.

94

patients, 14% of all patients

WARFARIN SODIUM 451

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

429

prescriptions.

41

patients, 6% of all patients

ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 449

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

427

prescriptions.

67

patients, 10% of all patients

METOPROLOL TARTRATE 366

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

345

prescriptions.

62

patients, 9% of all patients

TRAZODONE HCL 359

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

342

prescriptions.

56

patients, 8% of all patients

CITALOPRAM HBR 336

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

324

prescriptions.

48

patients, 7% of all patients

TRAMADOL HCL 318

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

313

prescriptions.

63

patients, 9% of all patients

O
METOPROLOL SUCCINATE 317

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

312

prescriptions.

48

patients, 7% of all patients

SIMVASTATIN 317

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

302

prescriptions.

55

patients, 8% of all patients

BUSPIRONE HCL 312

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

290

prescriptions.

41

patients, 6% of all patients

LORAZEPAM 306

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

301

prescriptions.

61

patients, 9% of all patients

SERTRALINE HCL 291

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

256

prescriptions.

45

patients, 6% of all patients

GABAPENTIN 287

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

253

prescriptions.

65

patients, 9% of all patients

METFORMIN HCL 285

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

215

prescriptions.

50

patients, 7% of all patients

POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 3350 268

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

263

prescriptions.

90

patients, 13% of all patients

HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 257

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

228

prescriptions.

43

patients, 6% of all patients

PANTOPRAZOLE SODIUM 237

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

210

prescriptions.

40

patients, 6% of all patients

MEMANTINE HCL 232

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

232

prescriptions.

37

patients, 5% of all patients

MIRTAZAPINE 228

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

223

prescriptions.

37

patients, 5% of all patients

TAMSULOSIN HCL 226

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

221

prescriptions.

34

patients, 5% of all patients

CLOPIDOGREL 214

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

174

prescriptions.

35

patients, 5% of all patients

HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 208

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

184

prescriptions.

42

patients, 6% of all patients

O
PRAVASTATIN SODIUM 200

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

181

prescriptions.

33

patients, 5% of all patients

PREDNISONE 198

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

159

prescriptions.

38

patients, 5% of all patients

ALPRAZOLAM 190

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

163

prescriptions.

28

patients, 4% of all patients

NAMENDA XR 186

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

186

prescriptions.

26

patients, 4% of all patients

LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 179

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

174

prescriptions.

27

patients, 4% of all patients

OXYBUTYNIN CHLORIDE ER 173

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

173

prescriptions.

23

patients, 3% of all patients

RISPERIDONE 169

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

129

prescriptions.

23

patients, 3% of all patients

P
FLUOXETINE HCL 166

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

142

prescriptions.

17

patients, 2% of all patients

CARVEDILOL 164

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

138

prescriptions.

37

patients, 5% of all patients

GLIPIZIDE 161

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

156

prescriptions.

20

patients, 3% of all patients

NYSTATIN 143

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

130

prescriptions.

59

patients, 8% of all patients

OXYCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 140

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

65

prescriptions.

26

patients, 4% of all patients

O
IBUPROFEN 132

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

80

prescriptions.

30

patients, 4% of all patients

OLANZAPINE 126

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

126

prescriptions.

17

patients, 2% of all patients

P
FLUTICASONE PROPIONATE 124

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

99

prescriptions.

34

patients, 5% of all patients

NITROFURANTOIN MONO-MACRO 116

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

104

prescriptions.

71

patients, 10% of all patients

A
FAMOTIDINE* 111

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

111

prescriptions.

19

patients, 3% of all patients

CARBIDOPA-LEVODOPA 110

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

105

prescriptions.

20

patients, 3% of all patients

ATENOLOL 107

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

107

prescriptions.

17

patients, 2% of all patients

DULOXETINE HCL 105

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

100

prescriptions.

15

patients, 2% of all patients

LISINOPRIL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 105

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

77

prescriptions.

19

patients, 3% of all patients

ESCITALOPRAM OXALATE 101

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

96

prescriptions.

17

patients, 2% of all patients

HYDRALAZINE HCL 95

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

90

prescriptions.

17

patients, 2% of all patients

PAROXETINE HCL 93

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

78

prescriptions.

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CIPROFLOXACIN HCL 90

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

85

prescriptions.

59

patients, 8% of all patients

A
LANTUS 89

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

84

prescriptions.

19

patients, 3% of all patients

HUMALOG 87

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

82

prescriptions.

18

patients, 3% of all patients

BUMETANIDE 85

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

80

prescriptions.

18

patients, 3% of all patients

BACLOFEN 82

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

37

prescriptions.

19

patients, 3% of all patients

CLONAZEPAM 80

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

66

prescriptions.

16

patients, 2% of all patients

SULFAMETHOXAZOLE-TRIMETHOPRIM 79

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

74

prescriptions.

63

patients, 9% of all patients

A
AZITHROMYCIN 78

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

67

prescriptions.

63

patients, 9% of all patients

A
ALLOPURINOL 73

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

60

prescriptions.

12

patients, 2% of all patients

JANUVIA 70

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

70

prescriptions.

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LATANOPROST 68

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

68

prescriptions.

19

patients, 3% of all patients

VALSARTAN 68

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

56

prescriptions.

14

patients, 2% of all patients

OXYBUTYNIN CHLORIDE 66

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

53

prescriptions.

13

patients, 2% of all patients

LOVASTATIN 65

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

60

prescriptions.

<11
SPIRONOLACTONE 65

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

60

prescriptions.

16

patients, 2% of all patients

NYSTOP 64

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

41

prescriptions.

30

patients, 4% of all patients

KLOR-CON M20 64

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

64

prescriptions.

15

patients, 2% of all patients

PROAIR HFA 60

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

44

prescriptions.

11

patients, 2% of all patients

LEVETIRACETAM 59

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

38

prescriptions.

13

patients, 2% of all patients

CEPHALEXIN 58

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

53

prescriptions.

34

patients, 5% of all patients

A
LANTUS SOLOSTAR 58

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

40

prescriptions.

12

patients, 2% of all patients

ALENDRONATE SODIUM 58

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

47

prescriptions.

<11
AMITRIPTYLINE HCL 57

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

52

prescriptions.

<11
XARELTO 54

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

39

prescriptions.

<11
ADVAIR DISKUS 53

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

48

prescriptions.

15

patients, 2% of all patients

INSULIN SYRINGE* 52

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

47

prescriptions.

13

patients, 2% of all patients

FINASTERIDE 51

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

51

prescriptions.

11

patients, 2% of all patients

PHENYTOIN SODIUM EXTENDED 51

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

17

prescriptions.

<11
GLIMEPIRIDE 51

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

51

prescriptions.

<11
NAPROXEN 50

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

45

prescriptions.

12

patients, 2% of all patients

MONTELUKAST SODIUM 50

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

50

prescriptions.

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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. 15, 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.