At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2012
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 4389 out of 6969
Rank: 5495 out of 6969
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
8% of this provider’s 142 patients filled at least one prescription for a schedule three drug, compared to an average of 14%.
Risky Drugs to Seniors
1% of this provider’s 1,899 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 1%.
Brand Name Drugs
20% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 23%.
$33 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $57 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
16 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 15.
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Amlodipine is used alone or... +
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 »
Treats heartburn, stomach u... +
Benazepril is used alone or... +
Benazepril is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Benazepril is in a class of medications called angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors. It works by decreasing certain chemicals that tighten the blood vessels, so blood flows more smoothly. More info »
Lowers high cholesterol and... +
Lowers high cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the blood. Helps prevent heart attack or other problems. Helps keep atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries) from getting worse. This medicine is an HMG-CoA inhibitor, also called a statin. More info »
Levothyroxine, a thyroid ho... +
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 »
Treats high cholesterol and... +
Treats fluid retention (ede... +
Treats fluid retention (edema) and high blood pressure (hypertension). More info »
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- 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 Feb. 26, 2008.