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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
MORRIS KRAVECAS M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled192

MIAMI

Florida

ERIC CHEN MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled191

WALNUT CREEK

California

DAVID COFFEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled188

ONEIDA

Tennessee

OSASERE AGHEDO D.O

Otolaryngic Allergy

Claims Filled181

SELMA

Alabama

JOSEPH BEE M.D.

Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery

Claims Filled174

BRUNSWICK

Georgia

STEPHEN FROMAN MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled168

SEWICKLEY

Pennsylvania

MICHAEL RUPP MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled168

LAS CRUCES

New Mexico

MELVIN HAYSMAN MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled164

SAVANNAH

Georgia

CASEY NGUYEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled161

IRVING

Texas

RAYMOND COLEMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled155

PHILA

Pennsylvania

KENNETH FARRELL MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled155

FORT LAUDERDALE

Florida

PRAMOD KELKAR M.D.

Allergy

Claims Filled153

MAPLE GROVE

Minnesota

JOAQUIN FUENMAYOR MD

Specialist

Claims Filled148

MIAMI

Florida

BRETT STANALAND MD

Allergy

Claims Filled147

NAPLES

Florida

LIGAYA PRYSTOWSKY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled146

NUTLEY

New Jersey

GEORGE BENSCH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled138

STOCKTON

California

MICHAEL BIBLIOWICZ D.O.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled138

ORLANDO

Florida

LOUIS ALPERN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled137

EL PASO

Texas

JENNIFER BAIK M.D.

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled135

LOS ANGELES

California

JACQUES ROY M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled134

DESOTO

Texas

JONATHAN SCHWARTZ MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled134

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

DAISY DE GUZMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled132

NEWARK

New Jersey

LUIS ARANGO M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled130

MISSION

Texas

TUYET-MAI PHAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled130

WESTMINSTER

California

KENNETH WATFORD APRN

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled129

NASHVILLE

Tennessee