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AZELASTINE HCL

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

526K
Medicare Part D Claims
$48.3M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 61,624 $5.24M
California 60,131 $5.59M
Florida 40,007 $3.66M
Texas 34,346 $3.25M
Pennsylvania 27,585 $2.59M
New Jersey 20,042 $1.85M
Tennessee 18,816 $1.79M
Ohio 18,326 $1.83M
North Carolina 17,057 $1.53M
Georgia 16,716 $1.5M
Illinois 13,968 $1.32M
Missouri 13,607 $1.23M
Louisiana 12,986 $1.11M
Michigan 12,830 $1.22M
Massachusetts 11,143 $1.03M
Virginia 10,864 $1.03M
Kentucky 10,727 $1.04M
Arizona 10,033 $945K
Alabama 9,450 $816K
Indiana 8,450 $822K
Washington 7,394 $698K
Minnesota 7,321 $675K
Wisconsin 6,027 $542K
South Carolina 5,970 $557K
West Virginia 5,726 $502K
Maryland 5,503 $538K
Mississippi 5,203 $452K
Connecticut 4,918 $444K
Oklahoma 4,886 $460K
Arkansas 4,629 $398K
Oregon 4,025 $366K
Colorado 3,970 $390K
Iowa 3,586 $310K
Kansas 3,573 $328K
Nebraska 3,371 $298K
New Mexico 3,288 $318K
Nevada 2,437 $225K
Idaho 2,240 $199K
Rhode Island 1,972 $168K
Delaware 1,805 $191K
Hawaii 1,783 $166K
Utah 1,595 $149K
New Hampshire 1,423 $135K
Maine 1,140 $109K
District of Columbia 771 $70.9K
South Dakota 627 $56.4K
Vermont 575 $54.4K
North Dakota 509 $43.4K
Montana 424 $39.4K
Wyoming 250 $21.4K
Alaska 70 $7,270
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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Top prescribers for AZELASTINE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SHELDON RABIN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,901

FLUSHING

New York

DIMITRY RABKIN M.D.

Otolaryngic Allergy

Claims Filled1,097

BROOKLYN

New York

JORGE SANCHEZ-MASIQUES MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled762

MIAMI

Florida

FELIPE MARTINEZ M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled732

WEST MIAMI

Florida

MORRIS KRAVECAS M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled475

MIAMI

Florida

TODD KUPFERMAN MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled450

LIGHTHOUSE POINT

Florida

JON YANG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled434

SAN FRANCISCO

California

RUBEN VELAZQUEZ-ROUSSET M.D., PH.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled404

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

HELEN KIM MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled402

STATEN ISLAND

New York

ROBERT TOWNER

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled400

JACKSON HEIGHTS

New York

RAVINDRAN NADARAJAH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled362

UNIONTOWN

Pennsylvania

RICHARD HEBERT M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled361

EUNICE

Louisiana

SUMAN GOLLA MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled361

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

RAINER MITTL MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled357

NEW YORK

New York

FLAXIE FLETCHER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled353

LYNWOOD

California

LUIS DE JESUS VARGAS M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled345

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

ANA LAMAS M.D.

Claims Filled333

MIAMI

Florida

VIJAYKUMAR ZAVERI M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled331

MIAMI

Florida

TODD MOREHOUSE DO

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled331

NORRISTOWN

Pennsylvania

EARL GOLIGHTLY MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled327

GRIFFIN

Georgia

NAVIN MEHTA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled320

NEW YORK

New York

JONATHAN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled316

LONG BEACH

California

OSASERE AGHEDO D.O

Otolaryngic Allergy

Claims Filled314

SELMA

Alabama

MARY LEE-WONG MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled314

NEW YORK

New York

MAHMOUD GHADERI DO

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled310

DARBY

Pennsylvania