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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
MIKE MIRON MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled128

YONKERS

New York

STEVEN BELLO MD

Specialist

Claims Filled128

NAPLES

Florida

JEFFREY ADAMS MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled128

MORRISTOWN

Tennessee

MARC SCHNEIDERMAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled128

CORAOPOLIS

Pennsylvania

NOLAN SHIPMAN M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled127

BRYAN

Texas

OMAR BASHIR D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled127

BANNING

California

LEE SMITH MD

Facial Plastic Surgery

Claims Filled127

PRINCETON

West Virginia

ROBERT TOWNER

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled126

JACKSON HEIGHTS

New York

JAMES DEMETROULAKOS MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled124

SALEM

Massachusetts

DANIEL REICHMUTH M.D.

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled123

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

XAVIER PARRENO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled122

WAUKEGAN

Illinois

GREGORY LUX MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled121

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

NABEEH LAHOOD M.D.

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled120

TUCSON

Arizona

CONSTANTINO COSTARANGOS M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled119

MIAMI

Florida

JAMES GARDNER O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled119

GREENVILLE

Alabama

FREDRIC PULLEN M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled118

MIAMI

Florida

LORI MCKELLAR NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled118

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

ADEEL PERVEZ MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled118

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

SHOUNAN YAO MD

Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery

Claims Filled117

SAN GABRIEL

California

AFROUZ MOTEDAEINY OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled117

CORAL GABLES

Florida

ALEXANDER PALACIOS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled116

FORT LEE

New Jersey

CONNIE DUPRE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled116

GRIFFIN

Georgia

CARLOS RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled115

EAGLE PASS

Texas

JOHN RIEHM MD

Specialist

Claims Filled114

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

JOHN SAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled114

LOS ANGELES

California