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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2016

Internal Medicine

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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33,433Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills
$2.14M Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions
1,410 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
66% Patients 65 Years and Older

82% 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

$1.51M

2014

$2M

2015

$2.14M

2016

Number of Claims

27,679

2014

32,474

2015

33,433

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 1,795

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

1,018

prescriptions.

318

patients, 23% of all patients

O
LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM 1,251

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

946

prescriptions.

211

patients, 15% of all patients

AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 1,176

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

772

prescriptions.

233

patients, 17% of all patients

ALPRAZOLAM 871

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

558

prescriptions.

144

patients, 10% of all patients

FUROSEMIDE 863

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

708

prescriptions.

175

patients, 12% of all patients

ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 842

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

592

prescriptions.

171

patients, 12% of all patients

OMEPRAZOLE 757

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

441

prescriptions.

133

patients, 9% of all patients

METFORMIN HCL 714

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

469

prescriptions.

138

patients, 10% of all patients

LISINOPRIL 656

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

487

prescriptions.

141

patients, 10% of all patients

METOPROLOL TARTRATE 522

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

376

prescriptions.

91

patients, 6% of all patients

CARVEDILOL 482

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

361

prescriptions.

86

patients, 6% of all patients

PRAVASTATIN SODIUM 480

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

339

prescriptions.

92

patients, 7% of all patients

GABAPENTIN 466

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

297

prescriptions.

95

patients, 7% of all patients

POTASSIUM CHLORIDE 452

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

319

prescriptions.

79

patients, 6% of all patients

SIMVASTATIN 428

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

230

prescriptions.

74

patients, 5% of all patients

PANTOPRAZOLE SODIUM 417

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

308

prescriptions.

97

patients, 7% of all patients

JANUVIA 390

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

277

prescriptions.

49

patients, 3% of all patients

TRADJENTA 388

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

277

prescriptions.

57

patients, 4% of all patients

METOPROLOL SUCCINATE 385

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

294

prescriptions.

81

patients, 6% of all patients

ESCITALOPRAM OXALATE 356

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

255

prescriptions.

78

patients, 6% of all patients

HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 352

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

192

prescriptions.

71

patients, 5% of all patients

LORAZEPAM 317

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

297

prescriptions.

53

patients, 4% of all patients

SERTRALINE HCL 307

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

178

prescriptions.

46

patients, 3% of all patients

LANTUS SOLOSTAR 286

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

206

prescriptions.

71

patients, 5% of all patients

CLONAZEPAM 278

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

146

prescriptions.

44

patients, 3% of all patients

CLOPIDOGREL 272

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

206

prescriptions.

62

patients, 4% of all patients

LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 268

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

208

prescriptions.

41

patients, 3% of all patients

NEXIUM 252

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

106

prescriptions.

42

patients, 3% of all patients

CLONIDINE HCL 245

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

173

prescriptions.

41

patients, 3% of all patients

GLIMEPIRIDE 242

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

190

prescriptions.

50

patients, 4% of all patients

AZITHROMYCIN 242

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

151

prescriptions.

181

patients, 13% of all patients

A
CRESTOR 240

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

194

prescriptions.

36

patients, 3% of all patients

TRAMADOL HCL 234

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

147

prescriptions.

64

patients, 5% of all patients

O
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 3350 213

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

82

prescriptions.

55

patients, 4% of all patients

HYDRALAZINE HCL 213

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

165

prescriptions.

47

patients, 3% of all patients

VALSARTAN 212

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

134

prescriptions.

35

patients, 2% of all patients

GLIPIZIDE 211

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

133

prescriptions.

40

patients, 3% of all patients

LYRICA 209

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

141

prescriptions.

27

patients, 2% of all patients

TAMSULOSIN HCL 208

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

154

prescriptions.

39

patients, 3% of all patients

VENTOLIN HFA 206

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

133

prescriptions.

64

patients, 5% of all patients

FLUTICASONE PROPIONATE 206

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

137

prescriptions.

57

patients, 4% of all patients

DONEPEZIL HCL 205

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

186

prescriptions.

38

patients, 3% of all patients

ADVAIR DISKUS 201

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

146

prescriptions.

39

patients, 3% of all patients

MONTELUKAST SODIUM 194

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

110

prescriptions.

32

patients, 2% of all patients

ALLOPURINOL 194

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

109

prescriptions.

28

patients, 2% of all patients

AMOXICILLIN 184

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

106

prescriptions.

128

patients, 9% of all patients

A
LISINOPRIL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 178

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

95

prescriptions.

38

patients, 3% of all patients

TRAZODONE HCL 177

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

85

prescriptions.

28

patients, 2% of all patients

FLUOXETINE HCL 170

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

79

prescriptions.

21

patients, 1% of all patients

RANITIDINE HCL 167

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

79

prescriptions.

36

patients, 3% of all patients

CIPROFLOXACIN HCL 166

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

121

prescriptions.

119

patients, 8% of all patients

A
LEVETIRACETAM 163

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

62

prescriptions.

26

patients, 2% of all patients

DULOXETINE HCL 161

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

65

prescriptions.

38

patients, 3% of all patients

MEMANTINE HCL 158

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

153

prescriptions.

23

patients, 2% of all patients

ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE 156

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

50

prescriptions.

38

patients, 3% of all patients

PROAIR HFA 156

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

78

prescriptions.

52

patients, 4% of all patients

LACTULOSE 156

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

79

prescriptions.

42

patients, 3% of all patients

RISPERIDONE 155

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

69

prescriptions.

21

patients, 1% of all patients

P
CEPHALEXIN 154

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

115

prescriptions.

128

patients, 9% of all patients

A
MUPIROCIN* 151

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

92

prescriptions.

90

patients, 6% of all patients

WARFARIN SODIUM 151

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

118

prescriptions.

23

patients, 2% of all patients

DIAZEPAM 149

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

35

prescriptions.

17

patients, 1% of all patients

TEMAZEPAM 148

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

120

prescriptions.

43

patients, 3% of all patients

QUETIAPINE FUMARATE 147

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

23

prescriptions.

22

patients, 2% of all patients

P
XARELTO 143

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

125

prescriptions.

16

patients, 1% of all patients

NIFEDIPINE ER 141

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

112

prescriptions.

25

patients, 2% of all patients

FLUCONAZOLE 139

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

63

prescriptions.

74

patients, 5% of all patients

CITALOPRAM HBR 137

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

113

prescriptions.

27

patients, 2% of all patients

ISOSORBIDE MONONITRATE ER 135

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

103

prescriptions.

26

patients, 2% of all patients

FENOFIBRATE* 133

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

87

prescriptions.

19

patients, 1% of all patients

ZETIA 132

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

93

prescriptions.

16

patients, 1% of all patients

BD ULTRA-FINE PEN NEEDLE 125

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

98

prescriptions.

45

patients, 3% of all patients

VOLTAREN 124

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

101

prescriptions.

35

patients, 2% of all patients

SUCRALFATE 121

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

73

prescriptions.

26

patients, 2% of all patients

PHENOBARBITAL 118

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

20

prescriptions.

11

patients, 1% of all patients

LANTUS 113

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

85

prescriptions.

29

patients, 2% of all patients

ATENOLOL 112

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

84

prescriptions.

24

patients, 2% of all patients

MELOXICAM 108

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

79

prescriptions.

32

patients, 2% of all patients

OXYBUTYNIN CHLORIDE 101

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

70

prescriptions.

20

patients, 1% of all patients

PREDNISONE 101

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

86

prescriptions.

33

patients, 2% of all patients

AMLODIPINE BESYLATE-BENAZEPRIL 100

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

89

prescriptions.

15

patients, 1% of all patients

LEVEMIR FLEXTOUCH 98

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

59

prescriptions.

22

patients, 2% of all patients

SPIRIVA 97

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

71

prescriptions.

20

patients, 1% of all patients

OXYCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 97

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

36

prescriptions.

18

patients, 1% of all patients

O
ONGLYZA 97

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

92

prescriptions.

12

patients, 1% of all patients

DIVALPROEX SODIUM ER 96

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

45

prescriptions.

13

patients, 1% of all patients

MECLIZINE HCL 96

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

82

prescriptions.

29

patients, 2% of all patients

CLOTRIMAZOLE 93

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

71

prescriptions.

48

patients, 3% of all patients

AMITRIPTYLINE HCL 89

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

47

prescriptions.

24

patients, 2% of all patients

MIRTAZAPINE 88

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

83

prescriptions.

18

patients, 1% of all patients

DIVALPROEX SODIUM 88

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

59

prescriptions.

12

patients, 1% of all patients

ELIQUIS 87

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

82

prescriptions.

16

patients, 1% of all patients

AMIODARONE HCL 87

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

82

prescriptions.

15

patients, 1% of all patients

CLOTRIMAZOLE-BETAMETHASONE 87

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

70

prescriptions.

41

patients, 3% of all patients

VALSARTAN-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 86

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

61

prescriptions.

19

patients, 1% of all patients

CLINDAMYCIN HCL 85

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

47

prescriptions.

66

patients, 5% of all patients

A
NIFEDICAL XL 84

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

49

prescriptions.

20

patients, 1% of all patients

BACLOFEN 83

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

40

prescriptions.

13

patients, 1% of all patients

OLANZAPINE 82

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

67

prescriptions.

11

patients, 1% of all patients

P
ESOMEPRAZOLE MAGNESIUM 79

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

38

prescriptions.

25

patients, 2% of all patients

SPIRONOLACTONE 79

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

53

prescriptions.

19

patients, 1% of all patients

NOVOLOG FLEXPEN 78

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

58

prescriptions.

22

patients, 2% of all patients

BYSTOLIC 78

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

60

prescriptions.

17

patients, 1% of all patients

BUSPIRONE HCL 77

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

72

prescriptions.

<11
KETOCONAZOLE 76

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

32

prescriptions.

24

patients, 2% of all patients

FAMOTIDINE* 76

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

55

prescriptions.

11

patients, 1% of all patients

TOPIRAMATE 75

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

<11 11

patients, 1% of all patients

SYMBICORT 75

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

30

prescriptions.

20

patients, 1% of all patients

LEVOFLOXACIN 74

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

41

prescriptions.

58

patients, 4% of all patients

A
ROPINIROLE HCL 71

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

35

prescriptions.

12

patients, 1% of all patients

DOXAZOSIN MESYLATE 71

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

35

prescriptions.

13

patients, 1% of all patients

ALENDRONATE SODIUM 68

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

63

prescriptions.

<11
MEGESTROL ACETATE 67

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

62

prescriptions.

15

patients, 1% of all patients

OXYBUTYNIN CHLORIDE ER 66

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

25

prescriptions.

<11
HUMALOG KWIKPEN U-100 65

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

60

prescriptions.

22

patients, 2% of all patients

LOVASTATIN 65

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

40

prescriptions.

11

patients, 1% of all patients

BENAZEPRIL HCL 63

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

39

prescriptions.

17

patients, 1% of all patients

NOVOLOG MIX 70-30 FLEXPEN 62

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

57

prescriptions.

<11
NYSTATIN 62

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

37

prescriptions.

41

patients, 3% of all patients

BENICAR 61

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

33

prescriptions.

<11
LOSARTAN-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 60

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

29

prescriptions.

<11
NOVOFINE AUTOCOVER 60

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

55

prescriptions.

15

patients, 1% of all patients

ONDANSETRON HCL* 60

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

33

prescriptions.

33

patients, 2% of all patients

VESICARE 59

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

45

prescriptions.

12

patients, 1% of all patients

ROSUVASTATIN CALCIUM 59

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

41

prescriptions.

25

patients, 2% of all patients

SYNTHROID 59

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

44

prescriptions.

11

patients, 1% of all patients

RAMIPRIL 56

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

38

prescriptions.

<11
LATANOPROST 53

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

31

prescriptions.

<11
COMBIVENT RESPIMAT 53

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

31

prescriptions.

<11
MYRBETRIQ 52

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

52

prescriptions.

<11
PHENYTOIN SODIUM EXTENDED 52

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

38

prescriptions.

<11
GEMFIBROZIL 52

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

15

prescriptions.

<11
TORSEMIDE 51

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

46

prescriptions.

13

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. 23, 2017.
  • 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.