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Prescriber Checkup » LORATADINE

LORATADINE

Treats allergy (hay fever) symptoms and hives. This medicine is an antihistamine. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

293K
Medicare Part D Claims
$2.02M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 53,997 $227K
California 27,406 $200K
Puerto Rico 26,312 $171K
Michigan 21,179 $168K
Pennsylvania 15,464 $126K
Kentucky 14,313 $97.5K
Ohio 9,832 $69.9K
Wisconsin 9,263 $78.3K
Indiana 9,206 $70.7K
Massachusetts 8,170 $69.2K
Georgia 7,803 $55.3K
Texas 7,452 $64.5K
Missouri 7,290 $54.6K
Minnesota 6,558 $60.1K
Oregon 6,141 $52.6K
Washington 5,497 $39.4K
South Carolina 5,490 $41.6K
Tennessee 4,565 $34.4K
New York 4,415 $43.3K
North Carolina 4,096 $33.1K
Kansas 3,677 $26.7K
Virginia 3,481 $24.9K
Iowa 2,700 $17.8K
Maryland 2,388 $19.3K
Illinois 2,352 $18.2K
West Virginia 2,247 $16.2K
Nebraska 2,054 $15.3K
Colorado 1,300 $10.3K
Arkansas 1,279 $8,468
Alabama 1,209 $8,909
Arizona 1,166 $9,835
Rhode Island 1,157 $8,551
New Jersey 1,051 $8,392
Vermont 979 $8,068
Connecticut 979 $7,308
Louisiana 934 $7,218
Delaware 835 $6,959
Mississippi 672 $4,445
Nevada 648 $4,688
District of Columbia 585 $4,279
New Mexico 503 $3,392
Oklahoma 481 $3,960
New Hampshire 479 $3,886
Montana 416 $2,765
South Dakota 409 $3,323
Idaho 384 $3,255
Hawaii 269 $3,571
Utah 266 $2,121
Maine 188 $1,638
North Dakota 179 $1,252
Wyoming 162 $1,140
Alaska 122 $816
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 »


Incorrect Info?

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