At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2012
Self-Reported Primary Specialty
Rank: 84 out of 296
Rank: 53 out of 296
How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?
Risky Drugs to Seniors
1% of this provider’s 1,365 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 3%.
Brand Name Drugs
54% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 56%.
$92 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $73 among peers.
Prescriptions per Patient
4 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 5.
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Minocycline is used to trea... +
Minocycline is used to treat bacterial infections including pneumonia and other respiratory tract infections; acne; and infections of skin, genital, and urinary systems. It can also be used to eliminate bacteria from your nose and throat that may cause meningitis (swelling of tissues around the brain) in others, even though you may not have an infection. Minocycline is in a class of medications called tetracycline antibiotics. It works by preventing the growth and spread of bacteria. Antibiotics will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections. More info »
Treats eye infections. Belo... +
Treats eye infections. Belongs to a class of drugs called antibiotics. More info »
Latanoprost ophthalmic is u... +
Latanoprost ophthalmic is used to treat glaucoma (a condition in which increased pressure in the eye can lead to gradual loss of vision) and ocular hypertension (a condition which causes increased pressure in the eye). Latanoprost is in a class of medications called prostaglandin analogs. It lowers pressure in the eye by increasing the flow of natural eye fluids out of the eye. More info »
Doxycycline is used to trea... +
Doxycycline is used to treat bacterial infections, including pneumonia and other respiratory tract infections; Lyme disease; acne; infections of skin, genital, and urinary systems; and anthrax (after inhalational exposure). It is also used to prevent malaria. Doxycycline is in a class of medications called tetracycline antibiotics. It works by preventing the growth and spread of bacteria. Antibiotics will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections. More info »
Treats itching or watering ... +
Treats itching or watering of eyes caused by allergies. More info »
Used to treat swelling and ... +
Used to treat swelling and redness (inflammation) and pain that can occur after cataract surgery. It is in a class of medications called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It works by stopping the release of certain natural substances that cause pain and swelling. More info »
Reduces pressure inside the... +
Reduces pressure inside the eye that is caused by glaucoma or ocular hypertension (high blood pressure in the eye). More info »
Tobramycin and dexamethason... +
Tobramycin and dexamethasone is a combination of an antibiotic and a corticosteroid. It is used in the eye to prevent permanent damage, which may occur with certain eye problems. More info »
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- This provider's address and specialty information was last updated on Nov. 8, 2007.