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Prescriber Checkup » LANOXIN

LANOXIN

Treats certain heart rhythm problems (atrial fibrillation). Also used to treat heart failure, usually in combination with a diuretic (water pill) and an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. This medicine is also called digitalis. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

427K
Medicare Part D Claims
$4.11M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 38,443 $444K
North Carolina 30,518 $305K
Florida 22,833 $230K
Texas 20,126 $223K
New York 19,335 $254K
Pennsylvania 19,123 $198K
Missouri 15,040 $146K
Georgia 12,529 $125K
Washington 12,347 $155K
Louisiana 11,400 $106K
Ohio 11,325 $123K
Mississippi 11,264 $99K
Kentucky 9,904 $91K
Oklahoma 9,601 $105K
Illinois 9,313 $97K
Arkansas 9,052 $85.1K
Alabama 8,945 $88.5K
Tennessee 8,533 $84.5K
Virginia 7,713 $84.2K
Kansas 7,648 $79.9K
Indiana 6,002 $64.9K
Iowa 5,953 $59.1K
New Jersey 5,551 $78.1K
Oregon 5,489 $69.7K
Utah 5,220 $60.2K
Arizona 4,774 $58.8K
South Carolina 4,596 $46.5K
Nebraska 4,310 $43.5K
West Virginia 3,524 $36.8K
Connecticut 3,437 $42.9K
Idaho 3,370 $38.6K
Wisconsin 2,972 $32.5K
Colorado 2,766 $34.4K
Maryland 2,686 $38.7K
Michigan 2,643 $36.2K
Montana 2,596 $27.5K
Minnesota 2,272 $30K
Nevada 1,939 $24K
Massachusetts 1,851 $24.6K
South Dakota 1,793 $17K
Puerto Rico 1,761 $16.7K
Wyoming 1,673 $18.7K
Hawaii 1,326 $18.1K
Alaska 1,289 $12.6K
New Mexico 1,062 $11.3K
Rhode Island 979 $11.9K
North Dakota 621 $6,334
Maine 567 $7,294
New Hampshire 495 $6,109
Vermont 458 $5,050
Delaware 199 $3,134
District of Columbia 193 $2,572
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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