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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
BILLY HAGUEWOOD M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled733

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

TODD GOTHARD MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled730

CEDAR RAPIDS

Iowa

REGINALD SAMPSON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled721

MONTEBELLO

California

STEPHEN FOX M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled715

MARSHALLTOWN

Iowa

ROBERT GUSS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled710

PALM SPRINGS

California

GEORGE BOOZALIS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled705

VICTORIA

Texas

SCOTT HARTZELL MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled701

LEWISBURG

Pennsylvania

ROBERT LEHMANN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled697

NACOGDOCHES

Texas

RONALD BROCKMAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled696

GRAND FORKS

North Dakota

TINA WATTERBERG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled689

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

STEVEN HANSEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled683

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

HAROUTUN HOVANESIAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled675

GLENDALE

California

MOHAMMAD NEAL M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled674

ANAHEIM

California

LEO HARF M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled672

NAMPA

Idaho

KENNETH WALD M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled666

NEW YORK

New York

LOUIS SCALLON MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled663

AMES

Iowa

SUSAN FOWELL MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled659

ROCKFORD

Illinois

ELIZABETH DAVIS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled658

BLOOMINGTON

Minnesota

BENJAMIN MASON M.D..

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled656

WATERLOO

Iowa

JOSEPH YOUNG M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled654

LAWTON

Oklahoma

KEITH CHARLES MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled641

MOUNT DORA

Florida

JORGE CAMARA M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled641

HONOLULU

Hawaii

JONATHAN BELMONT M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled636

NORTH WALES

Pennsylvania

CESAR CHAVEZ MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled631

EL CENTRO

California

CATHLEEN MCCABE M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled630

BRADENTON

Florida