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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
KERRY MORGAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled480

CORINTH

Mississippi

KEVIN SUBLETT M.D.F.A.C.C.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled479

ALEXANDER CITY

Alabama

SHANTILAL PATEL M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled477

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

JOHN DUGAL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled476

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

MICHAEL REEVES MD

General Practice

Claims Filled475

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

ABD KHATIB M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled475

EAU CLAIRE

Wisconsin

FRIEDRICH ALBRECHT M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled474

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

MARK MILLER M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled472

ANAHEIM

California

WILLIE SESSIONS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled470

HENDERSON

North Carolina

CARLOS SABATES MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled469

MIAMI

Florida

DOUGLAS PEARCE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled468

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

HOWARD TEE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled465

VERO BEACH

Florida

DEEPAK KAPADIA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled465

MADISONVILLE

Kentucky

DALJIT SINGH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled464

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

JANUSZ WOLANIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled464

NANTICOKE

Pennsylvania

ROY HINMAN MD PA

Family Medicine

Claims Filled460

ST AUGUSTINE

Florida

MICHAEL DIBBS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled458

OPELOUSAS

Louisiana

MINH NGUYEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled457

LONG BEACH

California

NED HENRY GUTMAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled456

PAWTUCKET

Rhode Island

WILLIAM NOBLE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled456

WHEELING

West Virginia

ASAD QAMAR M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled455

OCALA

Florida

ADEL SHAHEEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled455

LIMA

Ohio

WILLIAM SILVERSTONE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled455

WESTLAND

Michigan

ABDULMALEK SABBAGH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled453

WESTON

West Virginia

OSCAR GUERRA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled453

CORAL GABLES

Florida