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PROMETHAZINE HCL

Promethazine is used to relieve the symptoms of allergic reactions such as allergic rhinitis (runny nose and watery eyes caused by allergy to pollen, mold or dust), allergic conjunctivitis (red, watery eyes caused by allergies), allergic skin reactions, and allergic reactions to blood or plasma products. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

1.76M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 166 of 3362

$21.1M
Retail Cost

Rank: 637 of 3362

695,648
Patients

Rank: 118 of 3362

226,727
Prescribers

Rank: 92 of 3362

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of people say

it's worth it

72%

of people say

it worked well

3%

of people say

it's a huge hassle
Alternatives:

Zofran Scopolamine Compro

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Texas 70,154 157,183 $1.85M
Tennessee 50,146 135,842 $1.38M
North Carolina 50,522 131,405 $1.61M
Georgia 42,828 106,859 $1.22M
Florida 42,987 100,595 $1.46M
Ohio 34,571 86,865 $1.1M
Kentucky 30,707 85,077 $806K
Alabama 29,741 84,122 $848K
California 31,963 72,637 $1.14M
South Carolina 26,395 62,257 $747K
Virginia 22,516 54,111 $662K
Louisiana 20,242 50,274 $470K
Indiana 20,319 49,863 $699K
Arkansas 16,968 45,885 $452K
Michigan 20,308 43,594 $530K
Oklahoma 17,188 42,878 $488K
Mississippi 16,363 41,839 $423K
Pennsylvania 15,340 33,493 $446K
Missouri 13,115 32,696 $375K
Washington 10,859 28,947 $380K
Arizona 12,538 28,908 $408K
New York 13,361 24,934 $307K
Illinois 10,391 24,375 $261K
Oregon 8,075 23,803 $293K
West Virginia 8,282 21,243 $236K
Maryland 7,991 18,778 $278K
Colorado 7,449 18,670 $244K
New Jersey 8,529 14,290 $150K
Kansas 4,692 12,212 $142K
Utah 4,318 12,013 $150K
Idaho 4,082 10,673 $124K
Massachusetts 3,571 10,107 $170K
New Mexico 4,472 10,034 $118K
Iowa 3,297 8,475 $100K
Maine 3,183 8,264 $133K
Nevada 3,218 7,626 $119K
Wisconsin 2,996 7,498 $96.2K
Nebraska 2,166 5,561 $64.9K
New Hampshire 2,158 4,960 $74.5K
Connecticut 2,216 4,605 $72.8K
Minnesota 1,607 4,359 $56.7K
Montana 1,397 3,984 $45.1K
Delaware 1,870 3,790 $48.6K
Hawaii 1,310 2,853 $46.4K
Vermont 1,081 2,641 $32K
Wyoming 868 2,279 $27.6K
Alaska 804 2,189 $28.2K
District of Columbia 840 1,916 $31.8K
North Dakota 616 1,559 $20.1K
South Dakota 527 1,400 $15.3K
Rhode Island 653 1,299 $16.5K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for PROMETHAZINE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
HENRY PIMENTEL M.D.

Surgery

Claims Filled954

CHICAGO

Illinois

PURNACHANDRA YERNENI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled824

BOGALUSA

Louisiana

ROBERT KUFFA D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled798

MOUNT MORRIS

Michigan

FREDERICK FLOYD D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled712

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled676

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled666

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

MORRIS SCHERLIS MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled659

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

MICHAEL COX M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled659

LIVINGSTON

Tennessee

RODDIE GANTT MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled637

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

JAMES ATKINS MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled594

CELEBRATION

Florida

ODEANE CONNOR MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled577

GADSDEN

Alabama

MOHAMMED ALI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled526

CHICAGO

Illinois

NABIL CYLEMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled520

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

KENNETH BARNGROVER D O

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled518

COLUMBUS

Georgia

PETER MORRISON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled507

CANTON

Georgia

STANLEY MORROW DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled499

HACKLEBURG

Alabama

TERRANCE HUGHES M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled493

BOGART

Georgia

JOHN COUCH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled478

MOBILE

Alabama

XIULU RUAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled476

MOBILE

Alabama

MARK ELLIS MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled476

ATHENS

Georgia

LARAN LERNER D.O.

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Medicine

Claims Filled447

WESTLAND

Michigan

JERRY SMITH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled437

RUSTON

Louisiana

QUIRICO CRISTALES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled414

COLUMBUS

Ohio

DAVID COFFEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled410

ONEIDA

Tennessee

ABDULLAH ARSHAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled410

HAYTI

Missouri