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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 »

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

Medicare Part D Claims
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 26,290 $963K
California 22,505 $839K
Florida 18,527 $617K
New Jersey 15,875 $561K
Pennsylvania 15,342 $496K
Georgia 11,454 $387K
Tennessee 10,319 $356K
North Carolina 9,683 $317K
Ohio 9,668 $303K
Texas 9,580 $374K
Kentucky 8,631 $292K
Alabama 8,380 $274K
Virginia 6,535 $231K
Michigan 6,312 $223K
Illinois 6,157 $216K
Mississippi 6,024 $186K
Massachusetts 3,766 $149K
Louisiana 3,703 $110K
West Virginia 3,408 $118K
Missouri 3,086 $104K
Maryland 2,913 $113K
Indiana 2,718 $102K
Washington 2,309 $86.4K
Minnesota 2,174 $88.6K
Arkansas 2,034 $61.9K
South Carolina 2,023 $65.3K
Nebraska 1,745 $59.3K
Arizona 1,711 $72K
Wisconsin 1,614 $55K
Connecticut 1,581 $58.3K
Oklahoma 1,513 $57.7K
Kansas 1,488 $48.4K
Iowa 1,484 $48.6K
Nevada 1,393 $49.5K
Colorado 1,270 $42.4K
Utah 1,163 $47.3K
New Mexico 1,024 $36.5K
Rhode Island 650 $25.2K
Oregon 606 $24.9K
Hawaii 500 $22.2K
South Dakota 478 $15.7K
Montana 441 $13.6K
District of Columbia 421 $13.5K
Delaware 399 $18.5K
Idaho 389 $13.9K
Maine 351 $17K
New Hampshire 287 $13.1K
Vermont 277 $11.7K
North Dakota 122 $3,676
Wyoming 107 $5,070
Alaska 70 $2,750
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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