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05/30/09

Would you say this constitutes inappropriate prescribing and/or Insurance Fraud by the

primary care physician of this patient?

Woman, Age 36
Patient Has Overdosed in the Past & Is Known To Suffer From Prescription Drug Addiction

Weight 130 lbs


Synopsis:

09/26/06

Chief Complaint: Wanting xanax

Prescribed:
Diphenhydramine 25mg - 30
Defen LA - 30
Amoxocillin 250mg - 40
Xanax 1mg - 60
Vicodin 5/500mg - 15
Prozac 40mg - 30
Zantac 150mg - 30
Soma 350mg - 60
Vitaplex - 30

21 days later 10/17/06

Chief Complaint: Wanting xanax - more per month - cant sleep, anxiety, right shoulder & neck pain

Diflucan 150
Vicodin 5/500mg - 30
Buspar 5 - 21

11 days later 10/23/06

Chief Complaint: headache, cough, shoulder & neck hurt

Prescribed:

Soma 350mg - 60
zantac 150mg - 30
prozac 40g - 30
vitaplex plus - 30
xanax 1mg - 60

26 days later 11/18/06

Chief Complaint: Wanting soma refill, hot/cold chills

Prescribed:

prozac 40g - 30
vitaplex plus - 30
xanax 1mg - 60
Soma 350mg - 60
Vicodin 5/500mg - 15
ambien 10g - 5

4 days later 11/22/06

Chief Complaint: Refill xanax. anxiety, insomnia

Prescribed:

prozac 20mg - 30
vitaplex - 30
Soma 350mg - 60
zantac 150mg - 30

16 days later 12/08/06

Chief Complaint:

Wanting Vicodin, refill xanax and congestion & cough

Prescribed:

xanax .5 - 60
diphenhydramine 25mg - 30
seroquel 200mg - 30
guaifenex pse - 30
cefaclor 250 - 40

11 days later 12/19/06

Chief Complaint:
refills written- amended to sinus/mucous

Prescribed:

amoxocillin 500mg - 20
soma 350mg - 60
zantac 150mg - 30
prozac 20mg - 60

Am I crazy or is this crazy and I have a feeling this is the tip of the iceberg?