At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2012
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 11 out of 18
Rank: 10 out of 18
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
Risky Drugs to Seniors
3% of this provider’s 920 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 2%.
Brand Name Drugs
24% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 21%.
$58 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $47 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
12 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 18.
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Levothyroxine, a thyroid ho... +
Levothyroxine, a thyroid hormone, is used to treat hypothyroidism, a condition where the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone. Without this hormone, the body cannot function properly, resulting in: poor growth; slow speech; lack of energy; weight gain; hair loss; dry, thick skin; and increased sensitivity to cold. When taken correctly, levothyroxine reverses these symptoms. Levothyroxine is also used to treat congenital hypothyroidism (cretinism) and goiter (enlarged thyroid gland). More info »
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- No comparisons are shown if 10 or fewer prescribers in the state share this specialty.
- This provider's address and specialty information was last updated on Jan. 14, 2014.