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AZELASTINE HCL

Used to treat hay fever and allergy symptoms including runny nose, sneezing, and itchy nose. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2015

1.08M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 223 of 3395

$68.7M
Retail Cost

Rank: 347 of 3395

467,071
Patients

Rank: 161 of 3395

125,621
Prescribers

Rank: 205 of 3395

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This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

418K

2011

534K

2012

705K

2013

899K

2014

1.08M

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$39.5M

2011

$49M

2012

$55.5M

2013

$63.5M

2014

$68.7M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$53

2011

$52

2012

$50

2013

$47

2014

$47

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 59,097 140,758 $9.02M
New York 53,695 130,924 $7.84M
Florida 36,361 80,879 $5.03M
Texas 37,621 80,668 $5.29M
Pennsylvania 21,240 49,151 $3.27M
Ohio 17,130 39,809 $2.69M
North Carolina 15,605 36,076 $2.26M
Tennessee 15,189 34,077 $2.33M
Georgia 15,875 33,951 $2.13M
New Jersey 15,184 33,460 $2.2M
Illinois 12,738 30,137 $1.87M
Michigan 11,200 25,425 $1.61M
Missouri 9,868 24,483 $1.51M
Arizona 11,194 23,680 $1.47M
Louisiana 10,519 23,423 $1.31M
Alabama 10,298 22,676 $1.31M
Virginia 9,602 22,042 $1.48M
Kentucky 8,946 21,238 $1.4M
Massachusetts 7,603 18,892 $1.18M
Indiana 7,345 17,015 $1.23M
South Carolina 6,412 14,598 $959K
Maryland 6,330 13,576 $937K
Washington 5,589 13,275 $778K
Minnesota 5,181 12,323 $739K
Wisconsin 4,286 10,404 $668K
Colorado 4,408 9,788 $725K
Connecticut 4,207 9,274 $641K
Arkansas 3,768 8,808 $497K
West Virginia 3,411 8,777 $502K
Mississippi 3,874 8,664 $494K
Oklahoma 3,680 8,263 $572K
Oregon 3,415 7,976 $484K
Iowa 2,712 7,184 $397K
Kansas 2,598 6,454 $399K
New Mexico 2,494 5,799 $384K
Nevada 2,681 5,528 $368K
Nebraska 2,064 5,349 $317K
Idaho 1,942 4,533 $268K
Delaware 2,042 3,884 $290K
Hawaii 1,396 3,280 $214K
Rhode Island 1,280 3,131 $192K
Utah 1,409 3,073 $199K
New Hampshire 1,063 2,524 $170K
Maine 812 1,973 $129K
District of Columbia 703 1,716 $122K
South Dakota 522 1,301 $71.3K
Montana 486 1,113 $61.6K
Vermont 342 789 $48.3K
North Dakota 270 728 $38K
Wyoming 170 407 $24.2K
Alaska 108 245 $14.9K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. The data for 2015 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.4 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 447,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than three-fourths of these prescriptions 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
MARK MONTGOMERY M.D.

Otolaryngic Allergy

Claims Filled528

BONITA SPRINGS

Florida

ZHAOYANG PAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled527

LOS ANGELES

California

WILLIAM KO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled516

SAN GABRIEL

California

ERIK SLOMAN-MOLL

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled506

LAREDO

Texas

MARIO MANGAS M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled480

MIAMI

Florida

TODD MOREHOUSE DO

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled478

NORRISTOWN

Pennsylvania

SUZANNE BECK M.D.

Allergy

Claims Filled478

LUBBOCK

Texas

HELEN KIM MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled477

STATEN ISLAND

New York

CUONG-DUNG DO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled467

WESTMINSTER

California

GEORGE BENSCH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled464

STOCKTON

California

LUIS DE JESUS VARGAS M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled452

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

DAVID JAKUBOWICZ M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled449

BRONX

New York

TAI WU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled438

SAN GABRIEL

California

KENDALL HANFT M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled433

FT LAUDERDALE

Florida

DAVID CHOI MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled432

RIVERSIDE

California

SUMAN GOLLA MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled427

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

NAVIN MEHTA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled425

NEW YORK

New York

GARLAN LO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled424

HACIENDA HEIGHTS

California

BRETT STANALAND MD

Allergy

Claims Filled418

NAPLES

Florida

SUNIT JARIWALA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled410

EAST WINDSOR

New Jersey

FELIPE MARTINEZ M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled403

WEST MIAMI

Florida

JAMES CARLSON MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled398

TUCSON

Arizona

OSASERE AGHEDO D.O

Otolaryngic Allergy

Claims Filled396

SELMA

Alabama

ROBERT TOWNER

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled395

JACKSON HEIGHTS

New York

FLAXIE FLETCHER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled394

LYNWOOD

California