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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
MARK TACKETT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled253

MADISONVILLE

Kentucky

DENNIS PARTEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled252

MONETTE

Arkansas

ROSE WIDENER NP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled252

DICKSON

Tennessee

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled251

WOODLAWN

Virginia

SAMEER SAWALHA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled250

DEARBORN

Michigan

WILLIE PETTIWAY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled249

DETROIT

Michigan

JOHN SPARTI D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled248

DALLAS

Georgia

JOHN HUNT M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled246

SAN ANGELO

Texas

MADADI REDDY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled245

SCOTTSBORO

Alabama

CHRISTOPHER JORDAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled244

SMITHFIELD

North Carolina

ROBERT HUNTER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled243

HUBER HEIGHTS

Ohio

RASSAN TARABEIN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled243

DAPHNE

Alabama

KATHERINE BALLARD M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled241

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

WELTON HILL MD PA

Family Medicine

Claims Filled241

BELLVILLE

Texas

RICHARD AASHEIM M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled241

GREENEVILLE

Tennessee

BRUCE PENDLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled240

EAST RIDGE

Tennessee

ANTHONY CARTER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled240

TOMPKINSVILLE

Kentucky

MARVIN COVEY MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled239

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

JOSEPH JELLICORSE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled238

CARROLLTON

Georgia

WILLARD WEST M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled238

LEBANON

Tennessee

LARRY JOHNSTON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled238

ALBERTVILLE

Alabama

JOHN CAMPBELL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled238

KENTWOOD

Michigan

PAMELA QUINN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled236

GUNTERSVILLE

Alabama

ROBERT GUIRGUIS DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled236

TAMPA

Florida

KIRSTEN SASS PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled236

MC KENZIE

Tennessee