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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2016

Internal Medicine

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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26,553Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills
$2.47M Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions
1,174 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
96% Patients 65 Years and Older

83% 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

$2.19M

2014

$1.76M

2015

$2.47M

2016

Number of Claims

22,655

2014

19,434

2015

26,553

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 and compared with the rank for all providers in the same specialty and state. 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.

A

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.

P

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
AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 1,363

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

1,343

prescriptions.

270

patients, 23% of all patients

ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 1,185

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

1,165

prescriptions.

234

patients, 20% of all patients

OMEPRAZOLE 1,149

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

1,115

prescriptions.

262

patients, 22% of all patients

SIMVASTATIN 958

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

937

prescriptions.

207

patients, 18% of all patients

LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 670

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

646

prescriptions.

145

patients, 12% of all patients

DONEPEZIL HCL 658

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

653

prescriptions.

106

patients, 9% of all patients

TAMSULOSIN HCL 602

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

602

prescriptions.

134

patients, 11% of all patients

NEXIUM 583

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

570

prescriptions.

85

patients, 7% of all patients

METFORMIN HCL 536

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

512

prescriptions.

114

patients, 10% of all patients

CELECOXIB 520

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

515

prescriptions.

116

patients, 10% of all patients

CREON 462

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

451

prescriptions.

109

patients, 9% of all patients

LISINOPRIL 446

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

412

prescriptions.

94

patients, 8% of all patients

LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM 435

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

405

prescriptions.

78

patients, 7% of all patients

CRESTOR 426

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

421

prescriptions.

72

patients, 6% of all patients

VOLTAREN 350

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

350

prescriptions.

93

patients, 8% of all patients

LOSARTAN-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 315

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

310

prescriptions.

69

patients, 6% of all patients

JANUVIA 314

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

309

prescriptions.

56

patients, 5% of all patients

RANITIDINE HCL 310

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

310

prescriptions.

68

patients, 6% of all patients

VALSARTAN 303

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

303

prescriptions.

53

patients, 5% of all patients

FUROSEMIDE 278

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

256

prescriptions.

45

patients, 4% of all patients

OMEGA-3 ACID ETHYL ESTERS 267

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

267

prescriptions.

43

patients, 4% of all patients

ATENOLOL 267

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

262

prescriptions.

50

patients, 4% of all patients

HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 258

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

253

prescriptions.

61

patients, 5% of all patients

JANUMET 250

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

250

prescriptions.

32

patients, 3% of all patients

METOPROLOL SUCCINATE 239

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

234

prescriptions.

48

patients, 4% of all patients

RALOXIFENE HCL 239

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

239

prescriptions.

41

patients, 3% of all patients

METOPROLOL TARTRATE 236

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

223

prescriptions.

47

patients, 4% of all patients

TRIAMCINOLONE ACETONIDE 234

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

229

prescriptions.

139

patients, 12% of all patients

FLUOXETINE HCL 234

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

234

prescriptions.

36

patients, 3% of all patients

MONTELUKAST SODIUM 232

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

232

prescriptions.

39

patients, 3% of all patients

CARVEDILOL 221

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

216

prescriptions.

40

patients, 3% of all patients

GABAPENTIN 217

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

180

prescriptions.

59

patients, 5% of all patients

GLIMEPIRIDE 217

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

200

prescriptions.

43

patients, 4% of all patients

LIDOCAINE 208

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

203

prescriptions.

44

patients, 4% of all patients

VALSARTAN-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 202

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

197

prescriptions.

34

patients, 3% of all patients

TRAMADOL HCL 200

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

181

prescriptions.

95

patients, 8% of all patients

O
METFORMIN HCL ER 194

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

194

prescriptions.

44

patients, 4% of all patients

AMOXICILLIN 186

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

181

prescriptions.

119

patients, 10% of all patients

A
POTASSIUM CHLORIDE 180

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

175

prescriptions.

30

patients, 3% of all patients

NAMENDA XR 178

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

173

prescriptions.

25

patients, 2% of all patients

MELOXICAM 174

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

162

prescriptions.

59

patients, 5% of all patients

AMLODIPINE-VALSARTAN 172

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

172

prescriptions.

27

patients, 2% of all patients

SERTRALINE HCL 171

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

166

prescriptions.

35

patients, 3% of all patients

LOVASTATIN 167

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

167

prescriptions.

30

patients, 3% of all patients

FINASTERIDE 163

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

158

prescriptions.

43

patients, 4% of all patients

IBUPROFEN 158

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

153

prescriptions.

102

patients, 9% of all patients

HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 155

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

150

prescriptions.

67

patients, 6% of all patients

O
FLUTICASONE PROPIONATE 155

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

143

prescriptions.

70

patients, 6% of all patients

ALPRAZOLAM 155

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

150

prescriptions.

51

patients, 4% of all patients

ESOMEPRAZOLE MAGNESIUM 150

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

145

prescriptions.

30

patients, 3% of all patients

PANTOPRAZOLE SODIUM 148

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

143

prescriptions.

37

patients, 3% of all patients

CITALOPRAM HBR 138

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

121

prescriptions.

26

patients, 2% of all patients

CLOPIDOGREL 136

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

131

prescriptions.

24

patients, 2% of all patients

DEXILANT 136

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

136

prescriptions.

22

patients, 2% of all patients

AZITHROMYCIN 129

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

124

prescriptions.

116

patients, 10% of all patients

A
TRAZODONE HCL 126

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

126

prescriptions.

37

patients, 3% of all patients

IBANDRONATE SODIUM 126

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

114

prescriptions.

23

patients, 2% of all patients

ALENDRONATE SODIUM 126

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

121

prescriptions.

34

patients, 3% of all patients

MEMANTINE HCL 123

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

118

prescriptions.

19

patients, 2% of all patients

DULOXETINE HCL 113

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

108

prescriptions.

18

patients, 2% of all patients

LEVOCETIRIZINE DIHYDROCHLORIDE 110

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

105

prescriptions.

33

patients, 3% of all patients

VASCEPA 109

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

109

prescriptions.

14

patients, 1% of all patients

PREDNISONE 109

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

104

prescriptions.

81

patients, 7% of all patients

BENICAR 107

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

107

prescriptions.

16

patients, 1% of all patients

ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE 94

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

78

prescriptions.

52

patients, 4% of all patients

TRULICITY 92

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

80

prescriptions.

13

patients, 1% of all patients

BENAZEPRIL HCL 90

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

90

prescriptions.

17

patients, 1% of all patients

LANTUS SOLOSTAR 89

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

77

prescriptions.

25

patients, 2% of all patients

SYMBICORT 89

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

84

prescriptions.

19

patients, 2% of all patients

ROSUVASTATIN CALCIUM 88

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

83

prescriptions.

40

patients, 3% of all patients

NIFEDICAL XL 87

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

87

prescriptions.

12

patients, 1% of all patients

CIPROFLOXACIN HCL 85

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

80

prescriptions.

70

patients, 6% of all patients

A
WARFARIN SODIUM 85

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

85

prescriptions.

17

patients, 1% of all patients

ADVAIR DISKUS 84

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

84

prescriptions.

15

patients, 1% of all patients

TRADJENTA 83

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

83

prescriptions.

17

patients, 1% of all patients

GLIPIZIDE ER 82

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

82

prescriptions.

20

patients, 2% of all patients

ISOSORBIDE MONONITRATE ER 80

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

75

prescriptions.

13

patients, 1% of all patients

KETOCONAZOLE 78

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

73

prescriptions.

42

patients, 4% of all patients

LYRICA 78

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

78

prescriptions.

15

patients, 1% of all patients

LISINOPRIL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 78

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

78

prescriptions.

23

patients, 2% of all patients

GLIPIZIDE XL 77

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

72

prescriptions.

17

patients, 1% of all patients

ESCITALOPRAM OXALATE 74

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

74

prescriptions.

17

patients, 1% of all patients

CLOBETASOL PROPIONATE 73

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

68

prescriptions.

44

patients, 4% of all patients

BENICAR HCT 73

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

73

prescriptions.

16

patients, 1% of all patients

VENTOLIN HFA 73

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

73

prescriptions.

24

patients, 2% of all patients

OXYCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 72

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

59

prescriptions.

33

patients, 3% of all patients

O
GLIPIZIDE 72

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

72

prescriptions.

17

patients, 1% of all patients

LORAZEPAM 72

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

72

prescriptions.

26

patients, 2% of all patients

SUMATRIPTAN SUCCINATE 69

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

64

prescriptions.

23

patients, 2% of all patients

MECLIZINE HCL 68

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

63

prescriptions.

29

patients, 2% of all patients

ACYCLOVIR 63

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

63

prescriptions.

40

patients, 3% of all patients

LEVOFLOXACIN 63

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

58

prescriptions.

53

patients, 5% of all patients

A
ZENPEP 62

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

62

prescriptions.

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TRIAMTERENE-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZID 62

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

62

prescriptions.

16

patients, 1% of all patients

PAROXETINE HCL 62

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

62

prescriptions.

18

patients, 2% of all patients

ATENOLOL-CHLORTHALIDONE 59

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

59

prescriptions.

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INVOKANA 58

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

53

prescriptions.

14

patients, 1% of all patients

LOPERAMIDE 56

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

56

prescriptions.

28

patients, 2% of all patients

PRAVASTATIN SODIUM 56

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

51

prescriptions.

14

patients, 1% of all patients

OLANZAPINE 55

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

55

prescriptions.

12

patients, 1% of all patients

P
ROPINIROLE HCL 53

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

40

prescriptions.

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PROLIA 52

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

52

prescriptions.

35

patients, 3% of all patients

MEGESTROL ACETATE 52

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

52

prescriptions.

24

patients, 2% of all patients

UNIFINE PENTIPS 51

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

46

prescriptions.

22

patients, 2% of all patients

ZETIA 50

prescriptions, 0% 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 March 17, 2018.
  • 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.