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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
DAVID LUDWICK M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled628

CHAMBERSBURG

Pennsylvania

GEORGE PRONESTI M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled626

KING OF PRUSSIA

Pennsylvania

NAZARETH DARAKJIAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled624

LOS ANGELES

California

MAQBOOL AHMAD M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled623

MARION

Illinois

ERIC BLIGARD MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled622

FORT DODGE

Iowa

BRADLEY DAINES MD

Optometrist

Claims Filled608

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

TERRIA WINN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled604

WICHITA

Kansas

MICHAEL KELLY MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled603

RALEIGH

North Carolina

DASA GANGADHAR MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled595

WICHITA

Kansas

LAWRENCE PIAZZA M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled594

ELLSWORTH

Maine

RONALD INGRAM MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled589

MIDLAND

Texas

LEE BIRCHANSKY MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled587

CEDAR RAPIDS

Iowa

JEFFREY FISCHER M.D.

Optometrist, Corneal and Contact Management

Claims Filled586

WILLMAR

Minnesota

SANDRA FLORES O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled586

MCALLEN

Texas

TIN-CHEU WONG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled581

MONTEREY PARK

California

ANTHONY ZACCHEI MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled577

KING OF PRUSSIA

Pennsylvania

DANIEL GOLDMAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled576

PASADENA

Texas

ANTONIO ARAGON M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled576

AMARILLO

Texas

JEFFREY BAUMANN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled575

MOUNT DORA

Florida

ROBERT BURLINGAME MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled565

SHERMAN

Texas

EUGENIO CANDAL MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled564

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

C. DOUGLAS EVANS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled562

WAKEFIELD

Massachusetts

JOHN GOLTSCHMAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled562

FLORISSANT

Missouri

LAWRENCE LOHMAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled559

KENT

Ohio

JAY MULANEY MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled553

LAKELAND

Florida