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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
DAMODER KESIREDDY M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled563

BRYAN

Ohio

JOHN TZENG M.D., PH.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled556

ALHAMBRA

California

FADHIL HUSSEIN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled553

TOLEDO

Ohio

SURINDER BAJWA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled553

NEW KENSINGTON

Pennsylvania

JOHN LYSTASH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled551

ROANOKE

Virginia

LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled551

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

STEVEN FELD MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled549

LIVINGSTON

Texas

TONY SPAEDY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled543

COLUMBIA

Missouri

LLOYD SOLBERG M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled543

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled543

TUCKER

Georgia

KEITH BRANTLEY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled542

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

DAVID PLOSS M.D.

Claims Filled541

EUREKA

California

BILLY MEARS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled541

HARRISON

Arkansas

DAVID HOYT D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled541

MERCER

Pennsylvania

CHRISTOPHER HAVELDA M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled540

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

R BRYANT MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled538

WICHITA

Kansas

JOSE ROCAMORA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled534

EL CENTRO

California

MAC BOWMAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled530

AUGUSTA

Georgia

FRANK MCGREW MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled530

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

JOHN WAGNER M.D., C.M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled529

CULLMAN

Alabama

MICHAEL MCELDERRY MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled529

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

ALEXANDER SHAKNOVICH M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled527

NEW YORK

New York

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled526

FORT WORTH

Texas

LEON KRAFT M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled521

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

RONALD PHILIPP D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled518

LONG BEACH

California