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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2016

Cardiovascular Disease

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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19,950Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills
$913K Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions
1,558 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
88% Patients 65 Years and Older

25% 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

$645K

2014

$790K

2015

$913K

2016

Number of Claims

17,339

2014

18,766

2015

19,950

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
POTASSIUM CHLORIDE 1,478

prescriptions, 7% of all prescriptions

1,339

prescriptions.

333

patients, 21% of all patients

ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 1,160

prescriptions, 6% of all prescriptions

1,012

prescriptions.

255

patients, 16% of all patients

SIMVASTATIN 1,139

prescriptions, 6% of all prescriptions

950

prescriptions.

206

patients, 13% of all patients

AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 1,010

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

913

prescriptions.

204

patients, 13% of all patients

CARVEDILOL 991

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

874

prescriptions.

186

patients, 12% of all patients

TORSEMIDE 875

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

798

prescriptions.

179

patients, 11% of all patients

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ATENOLOL 874

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

777

prescriptions.

199

patients, 13% of all patients

CLOPIDOGREL 869

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

716

prescriptions.

181

patients, 12% of all patients

INDAPAMIDE 715

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

658

prescriptions.

151

patients, 10% of all patients

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LISINOPRIL 713

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

620

prescriptions.

163

patients, 10% of all patients

METOPROLOL TARTRATE 565

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

520

prescriptions.

115

patients, 7% of all patients

XARELTO 465

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

460

prescriptions.

78

patients, 5% of all patients

LISINOPRIL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 455

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

419

prescriptions.

99

patients, 6% of all patients

OMEPRAZOLE 357

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

315

prescriptions.

80

patients, 5% of all patients

ISOSORBIDE MONONITRATE ER 350

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

311

prescriptions.

72

patients, 5% of all patients

PRAVASTATIN SODIUM 348

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

331

prescriptions.

64

patients, 4% of all patients

PANTOPRAZOLE SODIUM 345

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

319

prescriptions.

82

patients, 5% of all patients

VALSARTAN 285

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

253

prescriptions.

65

patients, 4% of all patients

VALSARTAN-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 278

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

267

prescriptions.

59

patients, 4% of all patients

PRADAXA 259

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

239

prescriptions.

49

patients, 3% of all patients

KLOR-CON M20 259

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

219

prescriptions.

71

patients, 5% of all patients

SPIRONOLACTONE 257

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

194

prescriptions.

61

patients, 4% of all patients

IRBESARTAN 250

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

227

prescriptions.

44

patients, 3% of all patients

WARFARIN SODIUM 234

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

223

prescriptions.

54

patients, 3% of all patients

CHLORTHALIDONE 231

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

194

prescriptions.

53

patients, 3% of all patients

BISOPROLOL FUMARATE 213

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

180

prescriptions.

42

patients, 3% of all patients

ELIQUIS 207

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

185

prescriptions.

42

patients, 3% of all patients

METOPROLOL SUCCINATE 206

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

182

prescriptions.

48

patients, 3% of all patients

BUMETANIDE 190

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

172

prescriptions.

49

patients, 3% of all patients

FUROSEMIDE 185

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

180

prescriptions.

45

patients, 3% of all patients

RAMIPRIL 152

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

141

prescriptions.

33

patients, 2% of all patients

LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 146

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

115

prescriptions.

33

patients, 2% of all patients

DILTIAZEM ER 145

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

140

prescriptions.

23

patients, 1% of all patients

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MULTAQ 142

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

137

prescriptions.

22

patients, 1% of all patients

BENAZEPRIL HCL 134

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

129

prescriptions.

36

patients, 2% of all patients

NITROSTAT 131

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

120

prescriptions.

86

patients, 6% of all patients

BYSTOLIC 125

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

111

prescriptions.

21

patients, 1% of all patients

DIGOXIN 111

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

106

prescriptions.

22

patients, 1% of all patients

DIGOX 109

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

92

prescriptions.

19

patients, 1% of all patients

EFFIENT 106

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

85

prescriptions.

18

patients, 1% of all patients

LOSARTAN-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 105

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

105

prescriptions.

18

patients, 1% of all patients

ATENOLOL-CHLORTHALIDONE 105

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

69

prescriptions.

24

patients, 2% of all patients

HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 100

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

89

prescriptions.

26

patients, 2% of all patients

AMILORIDE HCL 94

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

64

prescriptions.

23

patients, 1% of all patients

CARTIA XT 94

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

94

prescriptions.

19

patients, 1% of all patients

AMIODARONE HCL 94

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

89

prescriptions.

26

patients, 2% of all patients

SUCRALFATE 92

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

57

prescriptions.

31

patients, 2% of all patients

FLECAINIDE ACETATE 87

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

87

prescriptions.

14

patients, 1% of all patients

BISOPROLOL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 82

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

63

prescriptions.

22

patients, 1% of all patients

SOTALOL 81

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

51

prescriptions.

13

patients, 1% of all patients

ZETIA 80

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

75

prescriptions.

13

patients, 1% of all patients

BRILINTA 77

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

54

prescriptions.

20

patients, 1% of all patients

ENALAPRIL MALEATE 75

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

75

prescriptions.

11

patients, 1% of all patients

ROSUVASTATIN CALCIUM 61

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

56

prescriptions.

29

patients, 2% of all patients

LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM 58

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

53

prescriptions.

17

patients, 1% of all patients

DILT-XR 55

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

50

prescriptions.

14

patients, 1% of all patients

CRESTOR 55

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

55

prescriptions.

17

patients, 1% of all patients

KLOR-CON M10 54

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

49

prescriptions.

15

patients, 1% of all patients

EPLERENONE 50

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

45

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 March 9, 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.