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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
STEPHEN NAGY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled366

POPLAR BLUFF

Missouri

HUNG NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled366

WESTMINSTER

California

FRANCISCO MUNOZ

Specialist

Claims Filled362

ELIZABETH

New Jersey

KENNY SMITH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled358

GADSDEN

Alabama

DAT DUONG M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled357

WESTMINSTER

California

RAMON COLEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled356

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

GARRY BURKS PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled355

JAMESTOWN

Tennessee

FRANK BIXLER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled355

HAZLEHURST

Georgia

DAVID GUNDERMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled351

HILLSBORO

Ohio

GEORGE BEALE MD FACC

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled351

ASHLAND

Alabama

NGOC AN PHAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled350

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

UDAY MISHRA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled346

OCALA

Florida

YU YAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled344

MONTEREY PARK

California

IRINEO TIANGCO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled344

NATIONAL CITY

California

ADEL BOUTROS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled341

LAKE FOREST

California

ROY HINMAN MD PA

Family Medicine

Claims Filled341

ST AUGUSTINE

Florida

LOI LUU M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled341

WESTMINSTER

California

CARLOS SABATES MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled338

MIAMI

Florida

ABIMAEL PEREZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled333

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

FERNANDO DE LA CRUZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled332

HIALEAH

Florida

CHANG-HOON AHN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled330

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

DENNIS APONTE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled329

WEST NEW YORK

New Jersey

DHRUV VYAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled327

EDEN

North Carolina

ALEJANDRO FUENTES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled327

WESLACO

Texas

LAWRENCE LEVY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled326

METAIRIE

Louisiana