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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 2014

899K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 255 of 3362

$63.5M
Retail Cost

Rank: 337 of 3362

395,603
Patients

Rank: 189 of 3362

115,575
Prescribers

Rank: 219 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 48,960 115,506 $8.28M
New York 44,035 106,219 $6.99M
Florida 31,108 67,095 $4.54M
Texas 31,205 64,787 $4.66M
Pennsylvania 18,227 42,019 $3.16M
Ohio 14,335 32,470 $2.46M
North Carolina 13,467 29,800 $2.02M
Tennessee 13,482 29,760 $2.21M
New Jersey 12,889 28,533 $2.14M
Georgia 12,874 27,483 $2.01M
Illinois 10,519 24,413 $1.77M
Michigan 10,079 21,679 $1.57M
Missouri 8,757 21,088 $1.51M
Louisiana 8,869 19,537 $1.2M
Arizona 9,179 19,128 $1.31M
Alabama 8,850 19,065 $1.29M
Virginia 8,204 18,273 $1.33M
Kentucky 7,450 17,594 $1.31M
Massachusetts 6,748 16,628 $1.1M
Indiana 6,315 14,500 $1.13M
South Carolina 5,506 11,984 $854K
Washington 4,772 11,068 $750K
Minnesota 4,563 10,836 $757K
Maryland 4,881 10,163 $750K
Wisconsin 3,958 9,638 $682K
Colorado 3,617 7,838 $627K
West Virginia 3,152 7,824 $517K
Mississippi 3,484 7,573 $477K
Connecticut 3,407 7,492 $509K
Arkansas 3,210 7,323 $483K
Oklahoma 3,162 7,136 $544K
Oregon 2,953 6,626 $446K
Iowa 2,388 6,077 $399K
Kansas 2,320 5,300 $389K
New Mexico 2,274 5,041 $382K
Nebraska 1,871 4,749 $322K
Nevada 2,310 4,546 $335K
Idaho 1,672 3,864 $245K
Delaware 1,689 3,083 $250K
Hawaii 1,347 3,072 $213K
Rhode Island 1,120 2,777 $191K
Utah 1,194 2,502 $178K
New Hampshire 895 1,987 $142K
Maine 774 1,826 $122K
District of Columbia 568 1,354 $99.4K
South Dakota 430 1,047 $69.9K
Vermont 304 751 $49.7K
Montana 348 746 $50.9K
North Dakota 258 598 $38.4K
Wyoming 198 406 $27.1K
Alaska 86 183 $12K
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 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost 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
KENNETH WATFORD APRN

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled331

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

RONDAI EVANS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled329

BROOKLYN

New York

SUNIT JARIWALA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled323

EAST WINDSOR

New Jersey

ALEX MARBAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled321

HIALEAH

Florida

NOLAN SHIPMAN M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled319

BRYAN

Texas

ALEJANDRA UCHIO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled316

MONTEBELLO

California

THOMAS CHAN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled315

NEW YORK

New York

LIAT SHAMA M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled313

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

NAVIN MEHTA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled307

NEW YORK

New York

FLAXIE FLETCHER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled304

LYNWOOD

California

SHOUNAN YAO MD

Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery

Claims Filled299

SAN GABRIEL

California

MARIO MANGAS M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled296

MIAMI

Florida

ANIL GOKHALE MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled294

LANCASTER

Ohio

CUONG-DUNG DO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled291

WESTMINSTER

California

MIRIAM FUHRMAN M.D

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled290

NEW YORK

New York

RAVINDRAN NADARAJAH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled290

UNIONTOWN

Pennsylvania

HONG LIANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled288

ROSEMEAD

California

VICTOR MENDIOLA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled287

HOUSTON

Texas

HASSAN ABBASS MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled283

BEDFORD

Ohio

BARAK GREENFIELD M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled282

MASSAPEQUA

New York

FRANK MARTELL MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled282

CORAL GABLES

Florida

TAI WU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled277

SAN GABRIEL

California

LEROY MAXWELL OD MPH

Optometrist

Claims Filled273

SELMA

Alabama

DUSTIN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled272

NEW YORK

New York

EDGAR BATISTA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled271

DORAL

Florida