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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
DIMITRY RABKIN M.D.

Otolaryngic Allergy

Claims Filled1,099

BROOKLYN

New York

JORGE SANCHEZ-MASIQUES MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled940

MIAMI

Florida

FELIPE MARTINEZ M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled628

WEST MIAMI

Florida

HELEN KIM MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled463

STATEN ISLAND

New York

DAVID YEE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled418

SAN FRANCISCO

California

VIJAYKUMAR ZAVERI M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled365

MIAMI

Florida

FLAXIE FLETCHER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled309

LYNWOOD

California

SUMAN GOLLA MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled308

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

ANA LAMAS M.D.

Claims Filled293

MIAMI

Florida

TODD MOREHOUSE DO

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled267

NORRISTOWN

Pennsylvania

MARIO MANGAS M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled261

MIAMI

Florida

TU TRUONG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled236

SAN DIEGO

California

EARL GOLIGHTLY MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled232

GRIFFIN

Georgia

THOMAS CHAN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled227

NEW YORK

New York

WILLIAM LACORTE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled224

METAIRIE

Louisiana

RICHARD HEBERT M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled220

EUNICE

Louisiana

DOMINICK SAMPOGNA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled214

BAY SHORE

New York

ERIC HILGEFORD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled213

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

RAVINDRAN NADARAJAH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled213

UNIONTOWN

Pennsylvania

SUZANNE BECK M.D.

Allergy

Claims Filled208

LUBBOCK

Texas

ALEX J MARBAN MD PA

Specialist

Claims Filled208

HIALEAH

Florida

EMMA MASTERS MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled199

BROOKLYN

New York

MAHMOUD GHADERI DO

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled198

SPRINGFIELD

Pennsylvania

SAUL LANES M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled197

MIAMI

Florida

SHIU KWOK MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled192

SAN FRANCISCO

California