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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
ILONA GENIS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled489

BROOKLYN

New York

JAMES BANTA M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled488

MIAMI

Florida

DAVID HAIR M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled486

BAKERSFIELD

California

STEVEN RIMMER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled485

REDLANDS

California

GARY FOSTER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled484

FORT COLLINS

Colorado

ARTHUR JACOBSON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled483

HEMET

California

STANLEY KIM M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled483

LOS ANGELES

California

RICHARD VAN DE VELDE OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled482

BRUNSWICK

Georgia

ALBERTO ARAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled482

MIAMI

Florida

SARAVUT FUNG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled480

CLARKSBURG

West Virginia

DANIEL FASSERO

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled480

LEWISBURG

Pennsylvania

BRICE DILLE M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled478

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

RICHARD MACKOOL MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled476

ASTORIA

New York

PETER RHEE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled470

WATERLOO

Iowa

FREDERICK REESER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled466

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

MARC GOLDBERG MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled463

TULSA

Oklahoma

CHARLES SANDOR M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled456

WHEATON

Illinois

ALEXANDER MOVSHOVICH M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled454

BROOKLYN

New York

ANDREW JORDAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled449

FARGO

North Dakota

LEONARD GUREVICH MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled449

ORCHARD PARK

New York

HELGA PIZIO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled447

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

JAMES TAMMARO MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled445

LAKE HAVASU CITY

Arizona

SAO LIU M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled443

OMAHA

Nebraska

JAY SINGLETON D.O.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled441

NEW BERN

North Carolina

STEVEN DUNN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled441

HOUSTON

Texas