At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2012
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 10 out of 12
Rank: 8 out of 12
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Brand Name Drugs
30% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 26%.
$134 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $139 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
14 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 17.
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VENLAFAXINE HCL ER
Venlafaxine is used to trea... +
Venlafaxine is used to treat depression. Venlafaxine extended-release (long-acting) capsules are also used to treat generalized anxiety disorder (GAD; excessive worrying that is difficult to control), social anxiety disorder (extreme fear of interacting with others or performing in front of others that interferes with normal life), and panic disorder (sudden, unexpected attacks of extreme fear and worry about these attacks). Venlafaxine is in a class of medications called selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs). It works by increasing the amounts of serotonin and norepinephrine, natural substances in the brain that help maintain mental balance. More info »
Sertraline is used to treat... +
Sertraline is used to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (bothersome thoughts that won't go away and the need to perform certain actions over and over), panic attacks (sudden, unexpected attacks of extreme fear and worry about these attacks), posttraumatic stress disorder (disturbing psychological symptoms that develop after a frightening experience), and social anxiety disorder (extreme fear of interacting with others or performing in front of others that interferes with normal life). It is also used to relieve the symptoms of premenstrual dysphoric disorder, including mood swings, irritability, bloating, and breast tenderness. Sertraline is in a class of antidepressants called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It works by increasing the amounts of serotonin, a natural substance in the brain that helps maintain mental balance. More info »
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- This provider's address and specialty information was last updated on July 8, 2007.