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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. Promethazine is used with other medications to treat anaphylaxis (sudden, severe allergic reactions) and the symptoms of the common cold such as sneezing, cough, and runny nose. Promethazine is also used to relax and sedate patients before and after surgery, during labor, and at other times. Promethazine is also used to prevent and control nausea and vomiting that may occur after surgery, and with other medications to help relieve pain after surgery. Promethazine is also used to prevent and treat motion sickness. Promethazine helps control symptoms, but will not treat the cause of the symptoms or speed recovery. Promethazine is in a class of medications called phenothiazines. It works by blocking the action of a certain natural substance in the body. More info »

Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

Medicare Part D Claims
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Texas 192,054 $2.58M
Tennessee 159,609 $1.98M
North Carolina 152,286 $2.02M
Georgia 138,768 $1.7M
Kentucky 124,773 $1.43M
Florida 122,134 $1.71M
Ohio 114,712 $1.42M
California 112,665 $1.6M
Alabama 104,291 $1.28M
Virginia 72,436 $896K
South Carolina 71,172 $1M
Indiana 68,780 $953K
Louisiana 55,706 $588K
Mississippi 55,246 $650K
Oklahoma 55,147 $715K
Arkansas 54,322 $633K
Michigan 49,332 $650K
Missouri 43,481 $516K
Pennsylvania 43,374 $568K
Arizona 39,765 $584K
Washington 39,759 $522K
New York 34,792 $420K
Oregon 34,454 $466K
Illinois 31,445 $385K
West Virginia 27,360 $342K
Maryland 21,994 $365K
Colorado 21,957 $293K
New Jersey 19,357 $197K
Utah 17,232 $226K
Kansas 16,957 $220K
New Mexico 13,927 $177K
Idaho 13,446 $186K
Iowa 11,766 $133K
Massachusetts 10,797 $171K
Wisconsin 9,609 $125K
Maine 9,535 $166K
Nevada 9,031 $152K
Nebraska 7,556 $82.2K
New Hampshire 5,885 $86.6K
Minnesota 5,766 $71.8K
Connecticut 5,753 $82.2K
Montana 5,329 $66.7K
Hawaii 5,005 $83.2K
Delaware 4,611 $68.8K
Vermont 3,327 $40.8K
Wyoming 2,993 $37.7K
Alaska 2,699 $48.3K
North Dakota 1,931 $21.2K
District of Columbia 1,930 $32.6K
South Dakota 1,905 $20.9K
Rhode Island 1,786 $22.9K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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