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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2016

Adolescent Medicine

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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8,181Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills
$410K Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions
370 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
94% Patients 65 Years and Older

31% 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

$397K

2014

$388K

2015

$410K

2016

Number of Claims

8,099

2014

8,441

2015

8,181

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. 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.

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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.

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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
OMEPRAZOLE 400

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

370

prescriptions.

85

patients, 23% of all patients

SIMVASTATIN 366

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

361

prescriptions.

95

patients, 26% of all patients

LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM 345

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

329

prescriptions.

64

patients, 17% of all patients

METOPROLOL SUCCINATE 294

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

279

prescriptions.

63

patients, 17% of all patients

ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 278

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

246

prescriptions.

68

patients, 18% of all patients

LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 239

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

234

prescriptions.

57

patients, 15% of all patients

FUROSEMIDE 232

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

198

prescriptions.

34

patients, 9% of all patients

WARFARIN SODIUM 203

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

180

prescriptions.

40

patients, 11% of all patients

AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 201

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

185

prescriptions.

49

patients, 13% of all patients

LISINOPRIL 196

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

191

prescriptions.

53

patients, 14% of all patients

HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 180

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

139

prescriptions.

40

patients, 11% of all patients

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METOPROLOL TARTRATE 179

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

179

prescriptions.

47

patients, 13% of all patients

POTASSIUM CHLORIDE 172

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

143

prescriptions.

27

patients, 7% of all patients

TRAZODONE HCL 151

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

146

prescriptions.

38

patients, 10% of all patients

PRAVASTATIN SODIUM 146

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

141

prescriptions.

39

patients, 11% of all patients

METFORMIN HCL 146

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

141

prescriptions.

34

patients, 9% of all patients

TRIAMTERENE-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZID 133

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

133

prescriptions.

33

patients, 9% of all patients

GABAPENTIN 121

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

116

prescriptions.

30

patients, 8% of all patients

SERTRALINE HCL 119

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

85

prescriptions.

22

patients, 6% of all patients

ALPRAZOLAM 114

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

91

prescriptions.

32

patients, 9% of all patients

TAMSULOSIN HCL 113

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

113

prescriptions.

31

patients, 8% of all patients

TRAMADOL HCL 107

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

102

prescriptions.

27

patients, 7% of all patients

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ALLOPURINOL 93

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

88

prescriptions.

28

patients, 8% of all patients

PANTOPRAZOLE SODIUM 85

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

61

prescriptions.

18

patients, 5% of all patients

CARVEDILOL 84

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

84

prescriptions.

15

patients, 4% of all patients

MONTELUKAST SODIUM 83

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

83

prescriptions.

13

patients, 4% of all patients

CLOPIDOGREL 83

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

78

prescriptions.

20

patients, 5% of all patients

ADVAIR DISKUS 82

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

82

prescriptions.

13

patients, 4% of all patients

GLIMEPIRIDE 74

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

69

prescriptions.

17

patients, 5% of all patients

AMITRIPTYLINE HCL 73

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

62

prescriptions.

12

patients, 3% of all patients

CITALOPRAM HBR 70

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

70

prescriptions.

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LORAZEPAM 70

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

65

prescriptions.

26

patients, 7% of all patients

HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 64

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

64

prescriptions.

18

patients, 5% of all patients

SPIRONOLACTONE 64

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

64

prescriptions.

15

patients, 4% of all patients

FLUTICASONE PROPIONATE 63

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

58

prescriptions.

17

patients, 5% of all patients

NOVOLOG FLEXPEN 62

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

51

prescriptions.

14

patients, 4% of all patients

ISOSORBIDE MONONITRATE ER 62

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

62

prescriptions.

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LEVEMIR FLEXTOUCH 61

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

47

prescriptions.

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LANTUS SOLOSTAR 57

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

52

prescriptions.

11

patients, 3% of all patients

AMIODARONE HCL 55

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

55

prescriptions.

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BYSTOLIC 52

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

52

prescriptions.

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PREDNISONE 51

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

46

prescriptions.

20

patients, 5% of all patients

POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 3350 50

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

45

prescriptions.

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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 Dec. 3, 2008.
  • 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.