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VIGAMOX

Treats eye infections that are caused by bacteria. This medicine is a fluoroquinolone (floor-oh-KWIN-oh-lone) antibiotic. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

772K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 270 of 3238

$80.2M
Retail Cost

Rank: 254 of 3238

520,677
Patients

Rank: 139 of 3238

51,041
Prescribers

Rank: 380 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 65,152 97,586 $10.3M
New York 40,831 70,056 $7.28M
Texas 46,473 65,115 $6.75M
Florida 34,661 53,044 $5.52M
Pennsylvania 20,177 31,413 $3.27M
Ohio 18,976 27,459 $2.89M
Illinois 16,816 24,206 $2.51M
North Carolina 16,306 22,928 $2.37M
New Jersey 14,426 22,623 $2.34M
Minnesota 14,253 21,218 $2.24M
Georgia 14,090 20,107 $2.07M
Iowa 12,477 17,844 $1.83M
Michigan 12,044 16,788 $1.77M
Wisconsin 10,989 15,976 $1.64M
Massachusetts 10,140 15,964 $1.69M
Arizona 11,470 15,826 $1.62M
Connecticut 9,030 13,306 $1.38M
Washington 8,637 12,727 $1.32M
Tennessee 8,955 12,594 $1.32M
Indiana 9,464 12,524 $1.28M
Missouri 8,316 11,423 $1.17M
Virginia 7,963 11,112 $1.14M
Maryland 7,389 10,784 $1.11M
Louisiana 7,145 10,196 $1.05M
Oklahoma 6,601 9,598 $1M
Kentucky 6,698 9,379 $968K
South Carolina 6,182 9,072 $937K
Alabama 5,865 8,440 $867K
New Mexico 5,335 7,669 $802K
Nebraska 4,480 6,743 $692K
Utah 5,040 6,701 $695K
Colorado 4,497 6,467 $662K
Kansas 4,642 6,360 $644K
Oregon 4,321 5,774 $592K
West Virginia 3,721 5,326 $547K
Mississippi 3,792 5,272 $537K
Arkansas 3,707 5,163 $529K
Nevada 3,345 5,053 $515K
Hawaii 3,036 4,942 $554K
Idaho 3,379 4,513 $461K
Maine 3,040 4,401 $453K
New Hampshire 2,845 4,125 $428K
Montana 2,997 3,742 $382K
North Dakota 2,570 3,701 $387K
Delaware 2,337 3,511 $364K
South Dakota 1,750 2,816 $290K
Rhode Island 1,924 2,682 $278K
Vermont 1,014 1,559 $159K
Wyoming 936 1,231 $127K
District of Columbia 487 673 $73.4K
Alaska 279 383 $49.6K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions 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
ERIC BLIGARD MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled690

FORT DODGE

Iowa

ROBERT SMITH OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled682

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

SAO LIU M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled681

OMAHA

Nebraska

MICHAEL SNYDER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled678

CINCINNATI

Ohio

JOHN IMHOFF MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled676

BRUNSWICK

Georgia

CLINTON SHEETS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled667

CLEARWATER

Florida

DANIEL FERGUSON M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled667

WEST ALLIS

Wisconsin

STEVEN RIMMER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled661

REDLANDS

California

BRIAN MULROONEY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled654

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

JAMES BANTA M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled648

MIAMI

Florida

REGINALD SAMPSON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled645

MONTEBELLO

California

JOSEPH BERG MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled643

ALBANY

Georgia

HOWELL FINDLEY OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled641

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

RANDALL COLE M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled638

ROGERS

Arkansas

JEFFREY FISCHER M.D.

Optometrist, Corneal and Contact Management

Claims Filled638

WILLMAR

Minnesota

FRANCIS MANNING MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled633

LANCASTER

Pennsylvania

CAROL ZIEL M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled626

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

ERIK KRUGER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled626

KINGSTON

Pennsylvania

PETER RHEE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled624

WATERLOO

Iowa

BART JONES M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled621

SWANSEA

Illinois

GARY MARKOWITZ MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled619

DOVER

Delaware

SARAVUT FUNG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled609

CLARKSBURG

West Virginia

HARRY PAPPAS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled605

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS

Florida

DAVID HAIR M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled602

BAKERSFIELD

California

DWAYNE LOGAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled595

LONG BEACH

California