At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2012
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 66 out of 71
Rank: 57 out of 71
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in Puerto Rico
Dangerous Drugs to Seniors
Brand Name Drugs
51% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 34%.
$134 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $113 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
8 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 9.
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Treats dementia (memory los... +
Treats dementia (memory loss and mental changes) that is a sign of Alzheimer's disease. 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 »
Rivastigmine is used to tre... +
Rivastigmine is used to treat mild to moderate dementia (memory loss) associated with Alzheimer's disease or Parkinson's disease. 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 July 8, 2007.