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Prescriber Checkup

At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2013

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatric/Mental Health, Community

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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9,475Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills
$1.6M Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions
602 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
9% Patients 65 Years and Older
85% Subsidized Claims for Low-Income Patients

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 .

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S2

A schedule two drug. More » Schedule two drugs have a high potential for abuse and severe dependence, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration.

S3

A schedule three drug. More » Schedule three drugs have potential for abuse and dependence, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration.

A

An antipsychotic drug. More » Antipsychotics are frequently given to dementia patients, though it increases their risk of death.

R

A risky drug for seniors. More » The American Geriatrics Society has said this drug is "potentially dangerous" for seniors and might be inappropriate.

B

A benzodiazepine, or tranquilizer. More » The American Geriatrics Society says these drugs increase the risk of cognitive impairment, delirium, falls and fractures in older adults.

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 Recieving this Drug Category
TRAZODONE HCL 702 33 138
ABILIFY 487 20 86 A
SERTRALINE HCL 471 40 93
QUETIAPINE FUMARATE 421 38 67 A
ZIPRASIDONE HCL 396 52 61 A
OLANZAPINE 279 18 47 A
CLONAZEPAM 275 <11 70 B
CYMBALTA 275 <11 55
FLUOXETINE HCL 260 33 50
RISPERIDONE 251 14 43 A
OXCARBAZEPINE 231 <11 43
VENLAFAXINE HCL ER 230 15 38
LAMOTRIGINE 219 15 35
PAROXETINE HCL 208 21 34
BUSPIRONE HCL 208 <11 40
BENZTROPINE MESYLATE 204 <11 42 R
BUPROPION XL 192 <11 37
SEROQUEL XR 189 <11 29 A
ESCITALOPRAM OXALATE 182 <11 36
INVEGA SUSTENNA 173 <11 31 A
INVEGA 173 <11 35 A
LITHIUM CARBONATE 169 <11 30
MIRTAZAPINE 168 31 38
CITALOPRAM HBR 164 15 32
PRISTIQ ER 160 0 32
DIVALPROEX SODIUM ER 158 0 24
CLOZAPINE 155 <11 22 A
LORAZEPAM 154 30 33 B
LATUDA 135 <11 28 A
ALPRAZOLAM 127 25 22 B
ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE 116 <11 33
BUPROPION HCL SR 108 0 18
CYPROHEPTADINE HCL 105 <11 26 R
GABAPENTIN 105 14 18
BUPROPION HCL 101 <11 19
PROPRANOLOL HCL 82 0 17
FANAPT 80 15 18 A
RISPERDAL CONSTA 79 <11 <11 A
SILENOR 78 <11 18 10
HYDROXYZINE PAMOATE 77 0 19 R
DIVALPROEX SODIUM 73 <11 <11
TRIHEXYPHENIDYL HCL 70 <11 <11 R
NAMENDA 60 <11 <11
TOPIRAMATE 58 0 13
DONEPEZIL HCL 55 18 11
HALOPERIDOL 51 <11 <11 A
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost 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 10 or fewer prescribers in the state share this specialty.
  • The list of top drugs includes only those for which this provider wrote 50 or more prescriptions, but all prescriptions are counted in the summary totals at the top.
  • 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 July 8, 2007.
  • Comparisons are based on each provider’s current address, not necessarily where he or she worked during the time period covered in this database.