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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
KENNETH JONES M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled550

MOUNTAIN HOME

Arkansas

RANDALL COLE M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled546

ROGERS

Arkansas

VIVIAN KIM M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled542

FRESNO

California

DAVID NETHERY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled542

FORT WORTH

Texas

KURT BENHAM MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled536

WELLSVILLE

New York

HISHAM ARAR MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled533

CINCINNATI

Ohio

MICHAEL SNYDER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled532

CINCINNATI

Ohio

GREGORY PANZO MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled530

MOUNT DORA

Florida

ALLEN ZIEKER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled527

TROY

New York

LUIS CHANES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled523

MISSION VIEJO

California

MICHAEL JONES M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled522

SWANSEA

Illinois

R PHILIP DOSS M.D., FACS

Specialist

Claims Filled520

LOS ANGELES

California

THOMAS LOBUE M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled515

MURRIETA

California

MARK LESHER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled509

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

GREGORY TEMAS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled509

WINSTON-SALEM

North Carolina

MARK FROMER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled505

NEW YORK

New York

QUENTIN FALGOUST MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled503

THIBODAUX

Louisiana

JERRY BLACK MD PHD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled500

BUCKHANNON

West Virginia

MICHAEL WADZINSKI M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled498

SIOUX CITY

Iowa

FRANCIS MANNING MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled497

LANCASTER

Pennsylvania

PHILLIPS LABOR M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled495

GRAPEVINE

Texas

RICHARD BURNS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled494

SAN DIEGO

California

KENNETH SNOW DO

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled494

TUCSON

Arizona

JAMES TWEETEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled489

BOISE

Idaho

RON GALLEMORE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled489

TORRANCE

California