At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2012
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 8 out of 29
Rank: 9 out of 29
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
in New Mexico
8% of this provider’s 239 patients filled at least one prescription for a schedule two drug, compared to an average of 3%.
7% of this provider’s 239 patients filled at least one prescription for a schedule three drug, compared to an average of 1%.
Dangerous Drugs to Seniors
Brand Name Drugs
25% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 24%.
$248 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $248 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
9 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 8.
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Treats certain types of sei... +
Used to help control certai... +
Used to help control certain types of seizures caused by epilepsy. This medicine is an antiepileptic. More info »
Used alone or together with... +
Used alone or together with other medicines to treat seizures caused by epilepsy in adults and children 2 years of age and older. More info »
Donepezil is used to treat ... +
Donepezil is used to treat dementia (a brain disorder that affects the ability to remember, think clearly, communicate, and perform daily activities and may cause changes in mood and personality) associated with Alzheimer's disease (AD; a brain disease that slowly destroys the memory and the ability to think, learn, communicate and handle daily activities). Donepezil is in a class of medications called cholinesterase inhibitors. It improves mental function (such as memory, attention, social interaction, reasoning and language abilities, and ability to perform activities of daily living) by increasing the amount of a certain naturally occurring substance in the brain. Donepezil may improve the ability to think and remember or slow the loss of these abilities in people who have AD. However, donepezil will not cure AD or prevent the loss of mental abilities at some time in the future. More info »
Treats muscle spasms caused... +
Treats muscle spasms caused by multiple sclerosis and spinal cord injury or disease. This medicine is a muscle relaxer. More info »
The combination of levodopa... +
The combination of levodopa and carbidopa is used to treat the symptoms of Parkinson's disease and Parkinson's-like symptoms that may develop after encephalitis (swelling of the brain) or injury to the nervous system caused by carbon monoxide poisoning or manganese poisoning. Parkinson's symptoms, including tremors (shaking), stiffness, and slowness of movement, are caused by a lack of dopamine, a natural substance usually found in the brain. Levodopa is in a class of medications called central nervous system agents. It works by being converted to dopamine in the brain. Carbidopa is in a class of medications called decarboxylase inhibitors. It works by preventing levodopa from being broken down before it reaches the brain. This allows for a lower dose of levodopa, which causes less nausea and vomiting. More info »
Used to relieve moderate to... +
Used to relieve moderate to severe pain. More info »
Lacosamide injection is use... +
Lacosamide injection is used in combination with other medications to control certain types of seizures in people who cannot take oral medications. Lacosamide injection is in a class of medications called anticonvulsants. It works by decreasing abnormal electrical activity in the brain. More info »
PHENYTOIN SODIUM EXTENDED
Phenytoin is used to contro... +
Phenytoin is used to control certain type of seizures, and to treat and prevent seizures that may begin during or after surgery to the brain or nervous system. Phenytoin is in a class of medications called anticonvulsants. It works by decreasing abnormal electrical activity in the brain. More info »
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- This provider's address and specialty information was last updated on Oct. 29, 2007.