At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2012
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 80 out of 253
Rank: 108 out of 253
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
10% of this provider’s 271 patients filled at least one prescription for a schedule two drug, compared to an average of 14%.
14% of this provider’s 271 patients filled at least one prescription for a schedule three drug, compared to an average of 11%.
Risky Drugs to Seniors
2% of this provider’s 753 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 1%.
Brand Name Drugs
23% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 22%.
$50 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $70 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
6 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 9.
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Treats high blood pressure ... +
Treats high blood pressure and heart failure. A lower blood pressure will reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack. Also used in the first few days after a heart attack to help reduce the risk of death. This medicine is an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. More info »
Used to relieve moderate to... +
Used to relieve moderate to severe pain. More info »
Used with diet and exercise... +
Used with diet and exercise to help control blood sugar in patients with type 2 diabetes. More info »
Metformin is used alone or ... +
Metformin is used alone or with other medications, including insulin, to treat type 2 diabetes (condition in which the body does not use insulin normally and, therefore, cannot control the amount of sugar in the blood). Metformin is in a class of drugs called biguanides. Metformin helps to control the amount of glucose (sugar) in your blood. It decreases the amount of glucose you absorb from your food and the amount of glucose made by your liver. Metformin also increases your body's response to insulin, a natural substance that controls the amount of glucose in the blood. Metformin is not used to treat type 1 diabetes (condition in which the body does not produce insulin and therefore cannot control the amount of sugar in the blood). More info »
Used alone or together with... +
Used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood pressure and fluid retention (edema). This medicine is a diuretic (water pill). More info »
About This Data
- 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 Oct. 18, 2011.