At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2012
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 11 out of 25
Rank: 6 out of 25
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
12% of this provider’s 113 patients filled at least one prescription for a schedule two drug, compared to an average of 12%.
12% of this provider’s 113 patients filled at least one prescription for a schedule three drug, compared to an average of 7%.
Dangerous Drugs to Seniors
Brand Name Drugs
36% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 26%.
$110 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $66 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
21 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 18.
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Oxycodone is used to reliev... +
Oxycodone is used to relieve moderate to severe pain. Oxycodone is in a class of medications called opiate (narcotic) analgesics. It works by changing the way the brain and nervous system respond to pain. More info »
Lowers high levels of chole... +
Lowers high levels of cholesterol and triglycerides (fats) in your blood. Helps keep atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries) from getting worse. Lowers the risk of stroke and heart attack in people who have certain risk factors. This medicine is an HMG-CoA inhibitor, also called a statin. More info »
Treats hypothyroidism. +
Treats hypothyroidism. More info »
Metoprolol is used alone or... +
Treats high cholesterol and... +
Treats high cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the blood. Lowers risk of heart attack, stroke, and certain blood vessel problems in people with certain risk factors. This medicine is an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor, also called a statin. More info »
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 »
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 »
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- This provider's address and specialty information was last updated on July 6, 2011.