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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2016

Specialist

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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14,909Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills
$2.18M Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions
582 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
69% Patients 65 Years and Older

47% 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

$1.18M

2014

$1.58M

2015

$2.18M

2016

Number of Claims

14,247

2014

15,014

2015

14,909

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.

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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
LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 819

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

601

prescriptions.

142

patients, 24% of all patients

AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 732

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

492

prescriptions.

141

patients, 24% of all patients

FUROSEMIDE 706

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

545

prescriptions.

150

patients, 26% of all patients

GABAPENTIN 495

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

298

prescriptions.

111

patients, 19% of all patients

LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM 443

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

336

prescriptions.

73

patients, 13% of all patients

ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 400

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

204

prescriptions.

86

patients, 15% of all patients

DOXAZOSIN MESYLATE 391

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

305

prescriptions.

76

patients, 13% of all patients

GLIMEPIRIDE 369

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

257

prescriptions.

67

patients, 12% of all patients

SIMVASTATIN 364

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

274

prescriptions.

75

patients, 13% of all patients

SPIRONOLACTONE 305

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

243

prescriptions.

54

patients, 9% of all patients

CARVEDILOL 305

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

197

prescriptions.

66

patients, 11% of all patients

DULOXETINE HCL 297

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

229

prescriptions.

74

patients, 13% of all patients

PANTOPRAZOLE SODIUM 295

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

202

prescriptions.

74

patients, 13% of all patients

SENSIPAR 294

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

111

prescriptions.

46

patients, 8% of all patients

OMEPRAZOLE 270

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

209

prescriptions.

61

patients, 10% of all patients

MONTELUKAST SODIUM 255

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

193

prescriptions.

62

patients, 11% of all patients

LOSARTAN-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 249

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

210

prescriptions.

41

patients, 7% of all patients

RENVELA 244

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

95

prescriptions.

52

patients, 9% of all patients

METFORMIN HCL 211

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

166

prescriptions.

45

patients, 8% of all patients

POTASSIUM CHLORIDE 200

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

159

prescriptions.

50

patients, 9% of all patients

PREDNISONE 180

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

136

prescriptions.

114

patients, 20% of all patients

ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE 179

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

53

prescriptions.

38

patients, 7% of all patients

TRAMADOL HCL 168

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

107

prescriptions.

56

patients, 10% of all patients

O
AZITHROMYCIN 157

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

95

prescriptions.

101

patients, 17% of all patients

A
NIFEDIPINE ER 150

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

101

prescriptions.

34

patients, 6% of all patients

METOLAZONE 130

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

125

prescriptions.

30

patients, 5% of all patients

CLONIDINE HCL 128

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

101

prescriptions.

25

patients, 4% of all patients

BUPROPION XL 117

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

90

prescriptions.

21

patients, 4% of all patients

LYRICA 114

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

48

prescriptions.

25

patients, 4% of all patients

JANUVIA 113

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

100

prescriptions.

24

patients, 4% of all patients

AMOXICILLIN-CLAVULANATE POTASS 113

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

69

prescriptions.

81

patients, 14% of all patients

A
MELOXICAM 107

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

85

prescriptions.

34

patients, 6% of all patients

TRIAMTERENE-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZID 105

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

81

prescriptions.

21

patients, 4% of all patients

CRESTOR 105

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

73

prescriptions.

22

patients, 4% of all patients

WARFARIN SODIUM 103

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

90

prescriptions.

14

patients, 2% of all patients

ESCITALOPRAM OXALATE 103

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

79

prescriptions.

21

patients, 4% of all patients

ALPRAZOLAM 101

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

63

prescriptions.

21

patients, 4% of all patients

FLUOXETINE HCL 99

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

65

prescriptions.

24

patients, 4% of all patients

CLOPIDOGREL 98

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

78

prescriptions.

20

patients, 3% of all patients

PAROXETINE HCL 95

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

77

prescriptions.

18

patients, 3% of all patients

HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 94

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

70

prescriptions.

18

patients, 3% of all patients

LEVOFLOXACIN 93

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

63

prescriptions.

74

patients, 13% of all patients

A
DONEPEZIL HCL 84

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

79

prescriptions.

18

patients, 3% of all patients

LISINOPRIL 78

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

52

prescriptions.

22

patients, 4% of all patients

BD ULTRA-FINE PEN NEEDLE 76

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

52

prescriptions.

26

patients, 4% of all patients

METFORMIN HCL ER 73

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

31

prescriptions.

16

patients, 3% of all patients

PRAVASTATIN SODIUM 72

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

67

prescriptions.

19

patients, 3% of all patients

TAMSULOSIN HCL 72

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

72

prescriptions.

15

patients, 3% of all patients

NOVOLOG MIX 70-30 FLEXPEN 71

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

38

prescriptions.

14

patients, 2% of all patients

DEXILANT 70

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

51

prescriptions.

16

patients, 3% of all patients

NIFEDICAL XL 69

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

46

prescriptions.

16

patients, 3% of all patients

ALLOPURINOL 66

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

38

prescriptions.

14

patients, 2% of all patients

TORSEMIDE 64

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

35

prescriptions.

17

patients, 3% of all patients

CLONAZEPAM 63

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

58

prescriptions.

<11
ZETIA 62

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

57

prescriptions.

<11
ROPINIROLE HCL 59

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

35

prescriptions.

11

patients, 2% of all patients

CARBAMAZEPINE ER 57

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

36

prescriptions.

12

patients, 2% of all patients

TRADJENTA 57

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

33

prescriptions.

13

patients, 2% of all patients

SYNTHROID 55

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

50

prescriptions.

13

patients, 2% of all patients

KLOR-CON M20 53

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

34

prescriptions.

12

patients, 2% of all patients

CALCITRIOL 53

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

35

prescriptions.

<11
METOPROLOL TARTRATE 52

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

47

prescriptions.

<11
ATENOLOL 52

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

31

prescriptions.

12

patients, 2% of all patients

METOPROLOL SUCCINATE 52

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

47

prescriptions.

11

patients, 2% 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 May 2, 2014.
  • 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.