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Prescriber Checkup » AZELASTINE HCL

AZELASTINE HCL

Used to treat hay fever and allergy symptoms including runny nose, sneezing, and itchy nose. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

63K
Medicare Part D Claims
$39.5M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 47,432 $4.58M
New York 35,960 $3.22M
Florida 31,783 $2.97M
Texas 28,933 $2.82M
Pennsylvania 22,812 $2.18M
New Jersey 16,190 $1.43M
North Carolina 15,590 $1.45M
Tennessee 14,652 $1.41M
Ohio 14,541 $1.48M
Georgia 13,696 $1.26M
Missouri 12,416 $1.17M
Illinois 11,304 $1.08M
Louisiana 9,437 $851K
Massachusetts 9,204 $853K
Kentucky 9,184 $915K
Michigan 8,770 $868K
Virginia 8,737 $847K
Arizona 7,999 $774K
Alabama 7,403 $665K
Puerto Rico 6,879 $606K
Indiana 6,862 $697K
Washington 6,330 $628K
Minnesota 5,744 $530K
South Carolina 5,029 $481K
West Virginia 4,942 $447K
Wisconsin 4,644 $428K
Maryland 4,527 $450K
Oklahoma 4,144 $401K
Mississippi 3,917 $355K
Connecticut 3,662 $329K
Arkansas 3,526 $316K
Oregon 3,213 $301K
Colorado 3,079 $314K
Nebraska 2,990 $273K
Kansas 2,804 $260K
Iowa 2,617 $233K
New Mexico 2,565 $251K
Nevada 1,963 $184K
Idaho 1,905 $179K
Rhode Island 1,747 $149K
Delaware 1,550 $165K
Hawaii 1,466 $136K
Utah 1,291 $126K
New Hampshire 1,266 $123K
Maine 919 $87.3K
District of Columbia 556 $53.8K
South Dakota 533 $49.4K
Vermont 499 $47.7K
North Dakota 425 $39.1K
Montana 316 $31K
Wyoming 196 $17.6K
Alaska 42 $5,142
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 AZELASTINE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
KAREN RODEN FNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled50

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

CHARLES GRIFFITH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

JEFFREY TSENG M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled50

THOUSAND OAKS

California

ALAN GOLDFEDER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

NEWARK

New Jersey

HANI IBRAHIM M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled50

WEYMOUTH

Massachusetts

BRADLEY CHIPPS M.D.

Allergy

Claims Filled50

ROSEVILLE

California

CHRISTOPHER MASSEY PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

BROCKTON

Massachusetts

JOSEPH MARTEL MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

RANCHO CORDOVA

California

SCOTT LONDON M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled50

OWINGS MILLS

Maryland

FREDERIC KIECHEL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

LINCOLN

Nebraska

PHILEMON ANDERSON M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled50

VANCOUVER

Washington

ROBERTO LUGLIANI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

LONG BEACH

California

JEFFREY HOFER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

CRAIG JONES M.D.

Otology Neurotology

Claims Filled50

HYANNIS

Massachusetts

SETH LINKER MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled50

TUNKHANNOCK

Pennsylvania

RUKSANA PAPA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS

Illinois

LOUIS HAMER MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled51

PASADENA

Texas

DAVID CARADONNA M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled51

BOSTON

Massachusetts

ANDREW ENGLER MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled51

SAN MATEO

California

JULIO TORRES M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled51

HIALEAH

Florida

JOHN KLIMAS MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled51

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

GNANA SUMATHI NAINI M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled51

PLANO

Texas

TATYANA KUTSY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

BELLEVUE

Washington

ELINOR SCHOTTSTAEDT MD

Specialist

Claims Filled51

SCOTTSDALE

Arizona

MICHAEL GLASSMAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled51

FLUSHING

New York