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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2016

Internal Medicine

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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40,866Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills
$2.61M Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions
1,897 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
77% Patients 65 Years and Older

63% 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

$2.96M

2014

$2.95M

2015

$2.61M

2016

Number of Claims

51,293

2014

46,589

2015

40,866

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
HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 1,326

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

803

prescriptions.

258

patients, 14% of all patients

O
METFORMIN HCL 1,170

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

970

prescriptions.

327

patients, 17% of all patients

LISINOPRIL 1,090

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

917

prescriptions.

339

patients, 18% of all patients

SIMVASTATIN 1,061

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

893

prescriptions.

346

patients, 18% of all patients

LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM 1,055

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

902

prescriptions.

268

patients, 14% of all patients

GABAPENTIN 1,045

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

705

prescriptions.

229

patients, 12% of all patients

ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 886

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

735

prescriptions.

267

patients, 14% of all patients

METOPROLOL TARTRATE 795

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

716

prescriptions.

223

patients, 12% of all patients

ATENOLOL 774

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

610

prescriptions.

223

patients, 12% of all patients

DULOXETINE HCL 752

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

421

prescriptions.

197

patients, 10% of all patients

OMEPRAZOLE 744

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

531

prescriptions.

241

patients, 13% of all patients

TRAMADOL HCL 722

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

527

prescriptions.

175

patients, 9% of all patients

O
LORAZEPAM 715

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

507

prescriptions.

189

patients, 10% of all patients

TRAZODONE HCL 695

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

466

prescriptions.

178

patients, 9% of all patients

FUROSEMIDE 671

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

584

prescriptions.

196

patients, 10% of all patients

LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 644

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

562

prescriptions.

181

patients, 10% of all patients

PREDNISONE 615

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

486

prescriptions.

378

patients, 20% of all patients

AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 590

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

472

prescriptions.

181

patients, 10% of all patients

PIOGLITAZONE HCL 560

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

456

prescriptions.

172

patients, 9% of all patients

BACLOFEN 540

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

292

prescriptions.

177

patients, 9% of all patients

MONTELUKAST SODIUM 485

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

347

prescriptions.

167

patients, 9% of all patients

ALPRAZOLAM 479

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

232

prescriptions.

103

patients, 5% of all patients

TIZANIDINE HCL 446

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

244

prescriptions.

155

patients, 8% of all patients

FAMOTIDINE* 426

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

333

prescriptions.

124

patients, 7% of all patients

POTASSIUM CHLORIDE 407

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

366

prescriptions.

135

patients, 7% of all patients

MIRTAZAPINE 402

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

346

prescriptions.

94

patients, 5% of all patients

CITALOPRAM HBR 400

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

285

prescriptions.

107

patients, 6% of all patients

CLONIDINE HCL 379

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

285

prescriptions.

114

patients, 6% of all patients

METOPROLOL SUCCINATE 374

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

282

prescriptions.

116

patients, 6% of all patients

TAMSULOSIN HCL 366

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

322

prescriptions.

101

patients, 5% of all patients

CLOPIDOGREL 361

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

316

prescriptions.

96

patients, 5% of all patients

CARVEDILOL 357

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

298

prescriptions.

106

patients, 6% of all patients

PROAIR HFA 353

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

208

prescriptions.

117

patients, 6% of all patients

PROPRANOLOL HCL 349

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

233

prescriptions.

112

patients, 6% of all patients

ACETAMINOPHEN-CODEINE 336

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

242

prescriptions.

78

patients, 4% of all patients

O
FLUOXETINE HCL 331

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

228

prescriptions.

84

patients, 4% of all patients

FLUTICASONE PROPIONATE 326

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

239

prescriptions.

109

patients, 6% of all patients

DOXAZOSIN MESYLATE 294

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

263

prescriptions.

88

patients, 5% of all patients

PANTOPRAZOLE SODIUM 294

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

215

prescriptions.

89

patients, 5% of all patients

ALENDRONATE SODIUM 291

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

259

prescriptions.

93

patients, 5% of all patients

LANTUS 289

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

162

prescriptions.

60

patients, 3% of all patients

PAROXETINE HCL 286

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

174

prescriptions.

74

patients, 4% of all patients

DONEPEZIL HCL 274

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

260

prescriptions.

60

patients, 3% of all patients

ADVAIR DISKUS 265

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

176

prescriptions.

59

patients, 3% of all patients

ELIQUIS 263

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

231

prescriptions.

41

patients, 2% of all patients

PRAVASTATIN SODIUM 261

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

189

prescriptions.

101

patients, 5% of all patients

DIGOXIN 249

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

233

prescriptions.

72

patients, 4% of all patients

TRIAMCINOLONE ACETONIDE 236

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

177

prescriptions.

109

patients, 6% of all patients

LOVASTATIN 233

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

219

prescriptions.

73

patients, 4% of all patients

XARELTO 225

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

209

prescriptions.

36

patients, 2% of all patients

IBUPROFEN 225

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

113

prescriptions.

89

patients, 5% of all patients

FINASTERIDE 214

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

209

prescriptions.

60

patients, 3% of all patients

ROPINIROLE HCL 212

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

138

prescriptions.

51

patients, 3% of all patients

CLONAZEPAM 205

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

90

prescriptions.

51

patients, 3% of all patients

ALLOPURINOL 197

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

152

prescriptions.

66

patients, 3% of all patients

SYMBICORT 191

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

109

prescriptions.

59

patients, 3% of all patients

OXYCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 190

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

93

prescriptions.

52

patients, 3% of all patients

O
CARBAMAZEPINE 189

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

105

prescriptions.

35

patients, 2% of all patients

HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 184

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

171

prescriptions.

68

patients, 4% of all patients

OXYBUTYNIN CHLORIDE 179

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

136

prescriptions.

49

patients, 3% of all patients

VENTOLIN HFA 178

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

75

prescriptions.

54

patients, 3% of all patients

JANUVIA 177

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

159

prescriptions.

37

patients, 2% of all patients

RISPERIDONE 166

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

79

prescriptions.

34

patients, 2% of all patients

P
MECLIZINE HCL 163

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

143

prescriptions.

64

patients, 3% of all patients

LOSARTAN-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 161

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

141

prescriptions.

46

patients, 2% of all patients

MEMANTINE HCL 160

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

155

prescriptions.

33

patients, 2% of all patients

DIVALPROEX SODIUM 159

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

104

prescriptions.

32

patients, 2% of all patients

LEVETIRACETAM 155

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

73

prescriptions.

28

patients, 1% of all patients

SERTRALINE HCL 153

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

121

prescriptions.

52

patients, 3% of all patients

LYRICA 153

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

107

prescriptions.

31

patients, 2% of all patients

ZOSTAVAX 153

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

138

prescriptions.

152

patients, 8% of all patients

PROBENECID-COLCHICINE 150

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

118

prescriptions.

69

patients, 4% of all patients

10
MELOXICAM 145

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

110

prescriptions.

50

patients, 3% of all patients

ESCITALOPRAM OXALATE 144

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

88

prescriptions.

25

patients, 1% of all patients

TEMAZEPAM 144

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

90

prescriptions.

37

patients, 2% of all patients

LISINOPRIL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 143

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

121

prescriptions.

53

patients, 3% of all patients

NYSTATIN 137

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

105

prescriptions.

62

patients, 3% of all patients

BUSPIRONE HCL 134

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

69

prescriptions.

37

patients, 2% of all patients

FENOFIBRATE* 134

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

109

prescriptions.

33

patients, 2% of all patients

GLIPIZIDE 133

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

128

prescriptions.

46

patients, 2% of all patients

VALSARTAN 130

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

116

prescriptions.

35

patients, 2% of all patients

BENAZEPRIL HCL 124

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

87

prescriptions.

45

patients, 2% of all patients

SPIRIVA 122

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

91

prescriptions.

35

patients, 2% of all patients

WARFARIN SODIUM 121

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

107

prescriptions.

29

patients, 2% of all patients

LAMOTRIGINE 121

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

31

prescriptions.

27

patients, 1% of all patients

KLOR-CON M10 113

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

108

prescriptions.

17

patients, 1% of all patients

TOPIRAMATE 113

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

37

prescriptions.

25

patients, 1% of all patients

BOOSTRIX TDAP 109

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

76

prescriptions.

106

patients, 6% of all patients

CARBIDOPA-LEVODOPA 108

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

84

prescriptions.

16

patients, 1% of all patients

QUETIAPINE FUMARATE 107

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

60

prescriptions.

36

patients, 2% of all patients

P
ISOSORBIDE MONONITRATE ER 107

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

82

prescriptions.

32

patients, 2% of all patients

OLANZAPINE 106

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

53

prescriptions.

24

patients, 1% of all patients

P
CHOLESTYRAMINE 101

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

96

prescriptions.

41

patients, 2% of all patients

VENLAFAXINE HCL ER 101

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

51

prescriptions.

27

patients, 1% of all patients

TERAZOSIN HCL 101

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

96

prescriptions.

32

patients, 2% of all patients

LIDOCAINE 100

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

61

prescriptions.

38

patients, 2% of all patients

CIPROFLOXACIN HCL 99

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

80

prescriptions.

77

patients, 4% of all patients

A
ENALAPRIL MALEATE 98

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

79

prescriptions.

27

patients, 1% of all patients

METHYLPREDNISOLONE 98

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

70

prescriptions.

90

patients, 5% of all patients

DIAZEPAM 95

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

46

prescriptions.

26

patients, 1% of all patients

BUPROPION XL 95

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

71

prescriptions.

24

patients, 1% of all patients

ARIPIPRAZOLE 94

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

32

prescriptions.

18

patients, 1% of all patients

P
GLIMEPIRIDE 84

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

79

prescriptions.

22

patients, 1% of all patients

FARXIGA 84

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

20

prescriptions.

14

patients, 1% of all patients

DICLOFENAC SODIUM 83

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

51

prescriptions.

21

patients, 1% of all patients

RANITIDINE HCL 83

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

64

prescriptions.

23

patients, 1% of all patients

AMIODARONE HCL 82

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

77

prescriptions.

22

patients, 1% of all patients

LANTUS SOLOSTAR 81

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

68

prescriptions.

27

patients, 1% of all patients

SUMATRIPTAN SUCCINATE 79

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

24

prescriptions.

17

patients, 1% of all patients

SULFAMETHOXAZOLE-TRIMETHOPRIM 79

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

47

prescriptions.

61

patients, 3% of all patients

A
METFORMIN HCL ER 78

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

48

prescriptions.

34

patients, 2% of all patients

NEXIUM 74

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

39

prescriptions.

27

patients, 1% of all patients

LITHIUM CARBONATE 73

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

13

prescriptions.

12

patients, 1% of all patients

FLUOCINONIDE 73

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

38

prescriptions.

36

patients, 2% of all patients

ACYCLOVIR 72

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

45

prescriptions.

31

patients, 2% of all patients

MISOPROSTOL 71

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

45

prescriptions.

24

patients, 1% of all patients

LEVOFLOXACIN 70

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

57

prescriptions.

58

patients, 3% of all patients

A
CLINDAMYCIN HCL 69

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

41

prescriptions.

54

patients, 3% of all patients

A
BD ULTRA-FINE PEN NEEDLE 68

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

51

prescriptions.

26

patients, 1% of all patients

SPIRONOLACTONE 65

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

43

prescriptions.

16

patients, 1% of all patients

CARISOPRODOL 64

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

<11 15

patients, 1% of all patients

NITROSTAT 63

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

49

prescriptions.

44

patients, 2% of all patients

LEVEMIR 62

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

43

prescriptions.

17

patients, 1% of all patients

OXCARBAZEPINE 62

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

25

prescriptions.

14

patients, 1% of all patients

NIFEDIPINE ER 62

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

57

prescriptions.

18

patients, 1% of all patients

VESICARE 61

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

34

prescriptions.

18

patients, 1% of all patients

KLOR-CON 8 60

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

55

prescriptions.

16

patients, 1% of all patients

POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 3350 60

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

47

prescriptions.

21

patients, 1% of all patients

ESOMEPRAZOLE MAGNESIUM 57

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

46

prescriptions.

17

patients, 1% of all patients

SPIRIVA RESPIMAT 56

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

39

prescriptions.

18

patients, 1% of all patients

ZETIA 56

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

38

prescriptions.

12

patients, 1% of all patients

HUMULIN R 55

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

36

prescriptions.

15

patients, 1% of all patients

METRONIDAZOLE* 55

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

50

prescriptions.

40

patients, 2% of all patients

A
ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE 54

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

<11 12

patients, 1% of all patients

LACTULOSE 53

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

34

prescriptions.

12

patients, 1% of all patients

VALSARTAN-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 53

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

37

prescriptions.

17

patients, 1% of all patients

PHENYTOIN SODIUM EXTENDED 52

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

25

prescriptions.

13

patients, 1% of all patients

HUMULIN 70-30 52

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

37

prescriptions.

<11
AMITRIPTYLINE HCL 52

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

20

prescriptions.

21

patients, 1% of all patients

NORTRIPTYLINE HCL 52

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

33

prescriptions.

14

patients, 1% of all patients

LATANOPROST 52

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

52

prescriptions.

15

patients, 1% of all patients

BUPROPION HCL SR 51

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

13

prescriptions.

13

patients, 1% of all patients

DICYCLOMINE HCL 50

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

25

prescriptions.

21

patients, 1% of all patients

IPRATROPIUM-ALBUTEROL 50

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

45

prescriptions.

15

patients, 1% 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 Feb. 18, 2013.
  • 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.