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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
BENJAMIN POTKIN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled518

SANTA CRUZ

California

NOAH CHELLIAH MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled517

GRAND FORKS

North Dakota

GLEN ZUROSKE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled514

RICHLAND

Washington

JOEL CARVER M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled514

FAYETTEVILLE

Arkansas

DREW COOPER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled514

MIDWEST CITY

Oklahoma

TIMOTHY COLGAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled512

BEAUMONT

Texas

MICHAEL JARVIS M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled511

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

KERRIN PAPRECK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled508

MARSHALL

Missouri

CLAYTON BREDLAU M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled507

SARASOTA

Florida

KANDARP PATEL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled501

JACKSON

Tennessee

MELCHOR GONZALEZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled499

PALM COAST

Florida

DAVID BAKER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled499

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

ZELLMAN SKLOVEN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled499

MESA

Arizona

SYED FAZAL-UR-REHMAN M.D.,

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled497

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

MANIKANDA RAJA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled496

HEMET

California

JOSEPH KOWALSKI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled495

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

RODOLFO DUMENIGO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled495

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

RAYMOND LICCINI M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled495

FORT MYERS

Florida

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled493

LENEXA

Kansas

BRYAN BECK MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled488

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

MOHAMMAD PAYVANDI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled485

CEDAR RAPIDS

Iowa

THOMAS WOOL MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled483

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

DJON LIM MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled482

HILO

Hawaii

AZZAM ADHAL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled482

PANAMA CITY

Florida

SAMUEL CHAN MD FACC

Claims Filled482

NEW YORK

New York