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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
CLAYTON BLEHM MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled588

FRANKLIN

North Carolina

JOHN WHITEHEAD M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled588

EVERETT

Washington

IK-SUNG KWON M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled587

WARSAW

New York

THOMAS LOBUE M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled582

MURRIETA

California

C. DOUGLAS EVANS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled579

WAKEFIELD

Massachusetts

TOMY STARCK MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled577

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

JEFFREY BAUMANN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled575

MOUNT DORA

Florida

REBECCA JONES MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled574

TYLER

Texas

THOMAS CLINCH MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled574

KEARNEY

Nebraska

NEIL ATODARIA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled567

PHOENIX

Arizona

DASA GANGADHAR MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled567

WICHITA

Kansas

ROBERT HARBIN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled564

ROME

Georgia

KEITH CHARLES MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled560

MOUNT DORA

Florida

DAVID CHU MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled558

NEWARK

New Jersey

SCOTT SHEREN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled555

RIVERHEAD

New York

JAMES TAMMARO MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled555

LAKE HAVASU CITY

Arizona

CLIFTON COKINGTIN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled550

OVERLAND PARK

Kansas

MATTHEW RAUEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled549

MARSHALLTOWN

Iowa

KEVIN BARBER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled548

DELAND

Florida

KENLYN MILLER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled548

HARRISONBURG

Virginia

BRADLEY GREIDER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled544

VISTA

California

SHELDON RABIN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled544

FLUSHING

New York

JOHN BERDAHL M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled541

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

RICHARD MACKOOL MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled541

ASTORIA

New York

AUSTIN LIFFERTH OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled536

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky