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Prescriber Checkup » DIGOXIN

DIGOXIN

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

5.26M
Medicare Part D Claims
$43.5M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 521,737 $4.53M
Florida 447,616 $3.47M
Pennsylvania 348,130 $2.6M
New York 339,738 $2.86M
Texas 309,147 $2.43M
Illinois 245,803 $1.97M
Ohio 225,850 $1.73M
Georgia 154,960 $1.15M
North Carolina 147,120 $1.1M
Tennessee 146,611 $1.05M
New Jersey 141,347 $1.23M
Missouri 137,604 $1M
Kentucky 122,667 $892K
Michigan 119,500 $1.07M
Indiana 116,792 $911K
Puerto Rico 111,174 $822K
Alabama 110,866 $813K
Wisconsin 110,552 $882K
Massachusetts 109,369 $832K
Louisiana 97,650 $702K
Washington 95,421 $806K
Minnesota 91,297 $744K
Virginia 89,713 $702K
Arkansas 83,951 $591K
South Carolina 82,486 $607K
Oklahoma 82,406 $686K
Arizona 81,462 $664K
Mississippi 74,873 $514K
Iowa 73,151 $515K
Kansas 69,877 $518K
Oregon 67,945 $569K
West Virginia 59,278 $438K
Connecticut 56,955 $475K
Colorado 55,718 $457K
Maryland 51,907 $482K
Nebraska 37,258 $266K
Nevada 32,506 $254K
South Dakota 29,070 $221K
Hawaii 26,078 $221K
Rhode Island 25,895 $182K
Idaho 25,780 $202K
North Dakota 25,527 $215K
Montana 23,732 $183K
Maine 21,923 $202K
New Mexico 19,742 $156K
Utah 17,169 $141K
New Hampshire 14,639 $122K
Delaware 9,809 $94.4K
Vermont 8,111 $63.8K
Wyoming 7,796 $61.9K
District of Columbia 4,820 $38.8K
Alaska 4,583 $39.1K
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 DIGOXIN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
BEVERLY MONTALVO

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled50

BUFFALO

New York

RICHARD KAMRATH M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

WALNUT CREEK

California

PETER GRAY MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

GREENVILLE

Texas

ROBERT ANDERSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ROSEAU

Minnesota

SAM BUB M.D.

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled50

EMMAUS

Pennsylvania

YASH BRAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

YUBA CITY

California

SIMON WU MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

KANKAKEE

Illinois

STACEY NOEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PARAGOULD

Arkansas

PHILLIP BUFFORD MD

General Practice

Claims Filled50

MOUNTAIN HOME

Arkansas

WILSON ELKINS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PLEASANT GARDEN

North Carolina

MARCELIN CHARLES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MEDFORD

Oregon

STEVEN MISCHKA FNP

Registered Nurse

Claims Filled50

BRODHEAD

Wisconsin

ANIL BHATIA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SPRING HILL

Florida

ROBERT TAYLOR D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CLERMONT

Georgia

THOMAS LANGSTON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HARRISON

Arkansas

TASLIM KHATTAK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

KURT RANSOHOFF M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SANTA BARBARA

California

MARTY LOFGREN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

EDMOND

Oklahoma

RAJINA RANADIVE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PETALUMA

California

ANTONIO DURAZO M.D.

Claims Filled50

PORTERVILLE

California

NATHAN BALDWIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BOONEVILLE

Mississippi

LILIA BEER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CORAL SPRINGS

Florida

LAWRENCE BLASE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

FARMINGTON HILLS

Michigan

JAMES JACKSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

DAVID CODDAIRE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MORRISVILLE

Vermont