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FEXOFENADINE HCL

Fexofenadine is used to relieve the allergy symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis (''hay fever''), including runny nose; sneezing; red, itchy, or watery eyes; or itching of the nose, throat, or roof of the mouth in adults and children 2 years of age and older. It is also used to relieve symptoms of urticaria (hives; red, itchy raised areas of the skin), including itching and rash in adults and children 6 months of age and older. Fexofenadine is in a class of medications called antihistamines. It works by blocking the effects of histamine, a substance in the body that causes allergy symptoms. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

3.39M
Medicare Part D Claims
$104M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Texas 181,270 $8.62M
California 172,523 $8.26M
Florida 161,926 $7.1M
Pennsylvania 123,704 $5.9M
New York 113,089 $5.19M
North Carolina 112,012 $4.87M
Ohio 93,230 $4.16M
Georgia 88,364 $3.75M
Tennessee 85,371 $3.7M
New Jersey 79,337 $3.36M
Illinois 71,710 $3.39M
Kentucky 69,949 $3.04M
Alabama 67,029 $2.72M
Missouri 61,003 $2.65M
Michigan 56,856 $2.83M
Virginia 56,592 $2.74M
Louisiana 55,185 $2.07M
Puerto Rico 54,229 $1.82M
Indiana 46,418 $2.25M
Mississippi 43,199 $1.64M
Minnesota 37,150 $1.88M
South Carolina 35,392 $1.59M
Oklahoma 31,000 $1.53M
Washington 28,219 $1.4M
West Virginia 28,131 $1.27M
Arizona 28,097 $1.44M
Massachusetts 27,464 $1.33M
Arkansas 27,304 $1.14M
Kansas 24,946 $1.1M
Iowa 23,507 $1M
Maryland 23,413 $1.28M
Wisconsin 22,617 $1.06M
Nevada 18,366 $807K
Colorado 18,209 $876K
Oregon 17,878 $897K
Connecticut 16,344 $710K
New Mexico 15,720 $744K
Nebraska 13,635 $579K
Hawaii 10,085 $510K
Utah 9,263 $470K
Rhode Island 7,904 $364K
Idaho 6,789 $315K
Maine 6,410 $359K
New Hampshire 5,624 $299K
South Dakota 5,486 $237K
Montana 4,883 $203K
Delaware 4,874 $294K
District of Columbia 3,427 $152K
Vermont 3,381 $177K
North Dakota 2,717 $109K
Alaska 2,543 $86.7K
Wyoming 1,875 $91K
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 »


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Top prescribers for FEXOFENADINE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
TUAN XUAN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,079

GARDEN GROVE

California

JACQUES ROY M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled1,047

DESOTO

Texas

AJITKUMAR KEMKAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled966

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

JENNIFER BAIK M.D.

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled774

LOS ANGELES

California

VENKATAPURAM REDDY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled705

HALEYVILLE

Alabama

TUOC DUONG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled691

WESTMINSTER

California

MINH DANG MD

General Practice

Claims Filled659

GARDEN GROVE

California

JOHN SAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled658

LOS ANGELES

California

RICHARD PAVELOCK MD

Specialist

Claims Filled645

DEEP GAP

North Carolina

HIEU N TRAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled615

WESTMINSTER

California

JEFFREY LONG D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled596

HALEYVILLE

Alabama

GILBERTO GASTELL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled575

UNION CITY

New Jersey

RONALD LAHASKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled570

ABBEVILLE

Louisiana

NGHIA NGUYEN M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled537

HUNTINGTON BEACH

California

SAMUEL KING M. D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled516

PIKEVILLE

Kentucky

CHANDRAVADAN PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled513

TAMPA

Florida

MICHAEL MCSWEEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled508

MARRERO

Louisiana

HOANG NGUYEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled505

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

California

JULIO TORRES M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled501

HIALEAH

Florida

NHU TRUONG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled501

GARDEN GROVE

California

ASHOK KANCHARLA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled497

ROYSTON

Georgia

REX BUTLER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled480

ANDALUSIA

Alabama

VICTOR DINH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled479

GARDEN GROVE

California

NICHOLAS BIRLEW D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled475

STOCKTON

California

THUAN VO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled473

WESTMINSTER

California