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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2013

Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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10,233Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills
$1.08M Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions
366 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
11% Patients 65 Years and Older
100% Subsidized Claims for Low-Income Patients

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 .

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S2

A schedule two drug. More » Schedule two drugs have a high potential for abuse and severe dependence, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration.

S3

A schedule three drug. More » Schedule three drugs have potential for abuse and dependence, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration.

A

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

R

A risky drug for seniors. More » The American Geriatrics Society has said this drug is "potentially dangerous" for seniors and might be inappropriate.

B

A benzodiazepine, or tranquilizer. More » The American Geriatrics Society says these drugs increase the risk of cognitive impairment, delirium, falls and fractures in older adults.

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 Recieving this Drug Category
RISPERIDONE 883 123 68 A
DIVALPROEX SODIUM ER 782 12 59
CLONAZEPAM 720 71 72 B
QUETIAPINE FUMARATE 690 65 54 A
CLOZAPINE 657 58 31 A
OLANZAPINE 567 58 40 A
TOPIRAMATE 564 0 35
BENZTROPINE MESYLATE 557 24 53 R
LAMOTRIGINE 538 28 39
OXCARBAZEPINE 347 22 21
ABILIFY 333 <11 30 A
CLOZAPINE ODT 246 0 14 A 10
MIRTAZAPINE 194 83 18
PERPHENAZINE 191 <11 11 A
PAROXETINE HCL 186 24 19
GABAPENTIN 183 0 17
DIVALPROEX SODIUM 170 <11 25
HALOPERIDOL 167 12 13 A
LITHIUM CARBONATE 150 0 12
BUSPIRONE HCL 128 0 13
LACTULOSE 126 0 11
SERTRALINE HCL 121 <11 15
ESCITALOPRAM OXALATE 104 16 11
INVEGA 94 <11 <11 A
TRAZODONE HCL 92 20 13
CARBAMAZEPINE XR 87 <11 <11
CITALOPRAM HBR 83 <11 <11
FLUOXETINE HCL 76 <11 <11
CARBAMAZEPINE 74 <11 <11
LORAZEPAM 58 14 16 B
SEROQUEL XR 57 <11 <11 A
LATUDA 56 <11 <11 A
PROPRANOLOL HCL 56 <11 <11
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost 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 10 or fewer prescribers in the state share this specialty.
  • The list of top drugs includes only those for which this provider wrote 50 or more prescriptions, but all prescriptions are counted in the summary totals at the top.
  • 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 July 8, 2007.
  • Comparisons are based on each provider’s current address, not necessarily where he or she worked during the time period covered in this database.