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Prescriber Checkup » VIGAMOX

VIGAMOX

Treats eye infections that are caused by bacteria. This medicine is a fluoroquinolone (floor-oh-KWIN-oh-lone) antibiotic. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

717K
Medicare Part D Claims
$73.1M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 106,465 $9.11M
New York 80,933 $6.86M
Texas 71,009 $6.02M
Florida 56,987 $4.81M
Pennsylvania 38,244 $3.21M
Ohio 34,327 $2.91M
Illinois 31,849 $2.71M
New Jersey 26,153 $2.21M
Minnesota 23,813 $2.02M
North Carolina 23,362 $1.97M
Georgia 19,654 $1.66M
Michigan 17,722 $1.5M
Iowa 16,917 $1.41M
Arizona 16,623 $1.37M
Massachusetts 16,608 $1.41M
Indiana 16,518 $1.39M
Missouri 15,676 $1.31M
Louisiana 14,094 $1.18M
Tennessee 13,891 $1.17M
Connecticut 13,509 $1.14M
Washington 13,485 $1.13M
South Carolina 13,121 $1.1M
Virginia 12,835 $1.08M
Wisconsin 12,466 $1.05M
Maryland 12,249 $1.04M
Oklahoma 12,119 $1.07M
Kentucky 10,912 $920K
Alabama 9,707 $814K
Arkansas 8,727 $738K
Colorado 7,748 $650K
New Mexico 7,401 $625K
Kansas 7,346 $615K
West Virginia 7,289 $612K
Oregon 7,254 $608K
Mississippi 7,210 $605K
Nebraska 6,266 $525K
Utah 5,882 $496K
Nevada 5,456 $462K
Hawaii 5,231 $475K
Idaho 4,960 $414K
Montana 4,706 $394K
Maine 4,027 $341K
Puerto Rico 3,847 $342K
New Hampshire 3,835 $324K
South Dakota 3,121 $262K
Delaware 3,111 $264K
North Dakota 2,806 $239K
Rhode Island 2,554 $214K
Vermont 1,347 $116K
Wyoming 1,030 $86.8K
District of Columbia 548 $47.4K
Alaska 403 $37.5K
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for VIGAMOX

Provider Medicare Claims City State
RYAN TETTING O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled50

APPLETON

Wisconsin

SALIM BUTRUS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

PAUL STROM M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

SARASOTA

Florida

RONALD GROSS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

HOUSTON

Texas

PAUL TANI M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

SAINT PAUL

Minnesota

MARTIN FISHMAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

LOS GATOS

California

CHARLES ROTHBERG MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

PATCHOGUE

New York

DONNA BOOTH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

LUTHERVILLE

Maryland

JOHN STABILE

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HAMILTON

New Jersey

KRISTA HAIGHT M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

SAINT JOHNSBURY

Vermont

CHRISTOPHER TENG MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

ZEEV STEGMAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

MATTHEW RAUEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

IOWA CITY

Iowa

ROSE CUNNINGHAM-AHUMAD D.O.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

SANTA ANA

California

JOHN MEEHAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

NORTH DARTMOUTH

Massachusetts

RONALD BALKIN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

NEW HYDE PARK

New York

SOPHIA SARKOS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

HINSDALE

Illinois

PATRICK MURPHY MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

WARREN

Michigan

TARA STARR MD

Technician/Technologist, Ophthalmic

Claims Filled50

PINOLE

California

WENSI SUN M.D., PH.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

SEATTLE

Washington

AMAR PATEL MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

SACRAMENTO

California

RYAN MEFFLEY O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled50

ASHLAND

Ohio

HAROLD BROOKS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

TALLAHASSEE

Florida

JOHN HAINES M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

EUGENE

Oregon

YONAH HAMLET M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

FAR ROCKAWAY

New York