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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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