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DIGOXIN

Digoxin helps your heart work more efficiently. It makes your heart pump slower and stronger, which helps it get more blood and oxygen out to your body and organs. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

2.34M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 133 of 3362

$103M
Retail Cost

Rank: 234 of 3362

529,665
Patients

Rank: 147 of 3362

171,842
Prescribers

Rank: 147 of 3362

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65%

of people say

it's worth it

42%

of people say

it worked well

32%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 57,290 214,282 $10.1M
Florida 44,475 189,123 $8.79M
New York 39,769 167,095 $7.42M
Pennsylvania 34,016 161,165 $6.99M
Texas 33,231 144,252 $6.33M
Ohio 20,316 86,720 $3.67M
Illinois 17,425 78,939 $3.26M
Missouri 12,735 67,290 $2.63M
Georgia 13,623 63,701 $2.4M
North Carolina 13,391 58,888 $2.43M
New Jersey 15,654 57,633 $2.77M
Michigan 16,115 56,290 $2.83M
Tennessee 11,709 56,188 $2.21M
Alabama 11,234 50,404 $2.06M
Wisconsin 10,745 49,088 $2.38M
Indiana 11,450 48,647 $2.1M
Kentucky 10,252 48,621 $1.9M
Washington 9,978 43,021 $2.06M
Oklahoma 9,159 42,930 $1.93M
Massachusetts 10,505 42,302 $1.95M
South Carolina 9,024 41,253 $1.62M
Louisiana 8,377 40,503 $1.76M
Iowa 6,718 35,956 $1.52M
Arkansas 7,076 35,768 $1.38M
Virginia 8,323 33,985 $1.56M
Arizona 8,597 32,937 $1.6M
Kansas 6,366 32,204 $1.37M
Minnesota 7,679 30,476 $1.59M
Oregon 7,116 29,586 $1.46M
Mississippi 5,922 29,112 $1.04M
West Virginia 5,840 28,321 $1.24M
Connecticut 6,130 23,846 $1.08M
Maryland 6,417 22,193 $1.16M
Colorado 5,787 22,166 $1.11M
Nebraska 3,411 19,893 $746K
South Dakota 2,916 15,701 $691K
Nevada 3,574 13,527 $697K
Rhode Island 2,521 12,633 $465K
Idaho 2,717 12,131 $579K
Hawaii 2,815 11,194 $549K
Montana 2,176 10,414 $497K
Utah 2,226 8,786 $446K
Maine 1,957 7,111 $340K
New Mexico 1,643 6,692 $309K
North Dakota 1,536 6,348 $320K
New Hampshire 1,306 4,837 $212K
Wyoming 736 3,549 $146K
Delaware 1,068 3,493 $211K
Alaska 399 3,410 $88.3K
Vermont 798 3,281 $168K
District of Columbia 482 1,665 $66.7K
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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 DIGOXIN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
RICARDO CIGARROA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,140

LAREDO

Texas

KISHOR VORA M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled654

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

ASAD QAMAR M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled590

OCALA

Florida

EUGENE LANGEVIN D.O.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled572

JOPLIN

Missouri

GAYL READER M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled551

GREENVILLE

Kentucky

ROGER EVANS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled488

WICHITA

Kansas

JOHN WILLIAMS M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled475

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

JOHN LOBBAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled467

MORGANTOWN

West Virginia

ABDULRAB AZIZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled465

MONROEVILLE

Pennsylvania

JOSEPH KOWALSKI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled456

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

JON LELEUX MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled455

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled433

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

KHALID SHAFIQ MD, FACC, FSCAI

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled432

PARIS

Texas

ABE FRIEDMAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled427

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

JAMES HAGERMAN PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled425

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

WILLIAM GAVIN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled424

OLYMPIA

Washington

KENT LIEBER M. D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled420

BUFFALO

New York

JAIRO MARIN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled410

ORANGE

California

NORMAN DEUMITE MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled405

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

RICHARD KENNEDY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled388

OLYMPIA

Washington

DANNIS HOOD MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled384

RINGGOLD

Georgia

GEORGE SMITH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled379

RUSTON

Louisiana

BRETT SCHARF DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled375

ALTOONA

Pennsylvania

IRFAN MIRZA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled372

FORT MOHAVE

Arizona

RICHARD HA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled369

HANNIBAL

Missouri