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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
CATHY LUO M.D

Specialist

Claims Filled319

FAYETTEVILLE

Arkansas

IMRAN HAQUE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled316

ASHEBORO

North Carolina

PATRICIA SALVATO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled309

HOUSTON

Texas

ISAAC CORNEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled308

TROTWOOD

Ohio

RAYMOND BROWN M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled304

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

JAMES CHUDLEIGH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled303

VOLENTE

Texas

DEBRA UNCAPHER FNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled300

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

LARRY BROWN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled294

JASPER

Texas

RONALD COLLINS MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled291

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

GEORGE CHANEY MD

General Practice

Claims Filled291

HAZARD

Kentucky

MARK MURPHY M.D

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled290

DECATUR

Alabama

THOMAS WOJCIECHOWSKI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled285

BOWLING GREEN

Ohio

STANISLAUS OROWE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled280

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

CHARLES MORGAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled280

MCMINNVILLE

Tennessee

WINSTON MURRAY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled280

HAMMOND

Louisiana

AJITKUMAR KEMKAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled280

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

ELIZABETH RIDDLE CFNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled277

DRESDEN

Tennessee

RONALD MYERS M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled275

ROLAND

Oklahoma

AZHAR NISAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled270

DALTON

Georgia

CHARLES FONTENOT MD

General Practice

Claims Filled268

VILLE PLATTE

Louisiana

SHAKEEL AHMED MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled265

FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS

Illinois

FRANK WOOD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled263

MCCAYSVILLE

Georgia

DANIEL POLANSKY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled262

MOBILE

Alabama

DORENE MORRIS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled256

FLORENCE

Alabama

NATVARLAL PATEL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled253

CHICAGO

Illinois