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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 2013

705K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 287 of 3238

$55.5M
Retail Cost

Rank: 337 of 3238

310,878
Patients

Rank: 215 of 3238

102,497
Prescribers

Rank: 234 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 38,601 88,106 $6.87M
New York 35,600 87,944 $6.57M
Florida 23,282 51,164 $3.87M
Texas 23,542 49,113 $3.96M
Pennsylvania 14,812 33,803 $2.81M
Ohio 11,116 24,827 $2.06M
New Jersey 10,770 24,274 $1.94M
Tennessee 11,030 24,042 $2.04M
North Carolina 10,169 23,054 $1.75M
Georgia 10,037 21,532 $1.67M
Michigan 8,360 17,667 $1.5M
Illinois 7,423 17,250 $1.42M
Missouri 6,524 16,003 $1.25M
Louisiana 7,415 15,861 $1.12M
Alabama 7,049 15,226 $1.17M
Arizona 6,991 14,046 $1.09M
Virginia 6,130 13,754 $1.11M
Massachusetts 5,693 13,719 $1.08M
Kentucky 5,507 13,189 $1.07M
Indiana 5,015 11,312 $986K
Washington 3,945 9,366 $734K
Minnesota 3,879 8,916 $716K
Wisconsin 3,142 7,545 $594K
South Carolina 3,406 7,284 $586K
Maryland 3,416 7,141 $596K
West Virginia 2,781 6,817 $516K
Mississippi 2,873 6,113 $440K
Connecticut 2,711 5,956 $448K
Arkansas 2,595 5,865 $423K
Oklahoma 2,363 5,450 $454K
Colorado 2,455 5,390 $438K
Oregon 2,419 5,166 $392K
Iowa 1,819 4,560 $336K
Kansas 1,780 4,171 $336K
New Mexico 1,860 4,063 $347K
Nebraska 1,486 3,728 $276K
Nevada 1,714 3,479 $271K
Idaho 1,453 3,078 $226K
Delaware 1,393 2,742 $270K
Rhode Island 1,014 2,409 $178K
Hawaii 945 2,227 $179K
Utah 899 1,917 $148K
New Hampshire 744 1,748 $140K
Maine 602 1,481 $120K
District of Columbia 445 1,069 $86.6K
South Dakota 341 852 $63.9K
Vermont 237 611 $47.7K
North Dakota 224 554 $42.4K
Montana 234 502 $37.6K
Wyoming 153 356 $25.7K
Alaska 60 151 $11.3K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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 Filled281

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

ANDREW CHENG M.D.

Facial Plastic Surgery

Claims Filled281

NEW YORK

New York

HAMID OBEID MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled279

ROME

New York

SHOUNAN YAO MD

Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery

Claims Filled273

SAN GABRIEL

California

GEORGE BENSCH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled272

STOCKTON

California

HORACIO GROISMAN M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled272

MIAMI

Florida

MICHAEL RUPP MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled269

LAS CRUCES

New Mexico

TAI WU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled268

SAN GABRIEL

California

DOMENIC CANONICO M.D.

Plastic Surgery within the Head Neck

Claims Filled268

SHELBYVILLE

Tennessee

CASEY NGUYEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled264

IRVING

Texas

JAMES LOMBARDO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled263

BROOKLYN

New York

TODD MISHIMA OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled259

MONTEBELLO

California

STEPHEN FROMAN MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled252

SEWICKLEY

Pennsylvania

MELVIN HAYSMAN MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled251

SAVANNAH

Georgia

CALVIN ENG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled249

MONTEREY PARK

California

BENJAMIN RODRIGUEZ MD

Plastic Surgery within the Head Neck

Claims Filled249

MANATI

Puerto Rico

KYI YU MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled248

ROCKAWAY BEACH

New York

SUNIT JARIWALA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled246

EAST WINDSOR

New Jersey

ROBERTO CASTELLON MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled245

LANCASTER

Ohio

PETER PARKER M.D.

Allergy

Claims Filled244

BEVERLY HILLS

California

TAMMY WOOD M.S. PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled243

STATEN ISLAND

New York

TUAN XUAN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled240

GARDEN GROVE

California

ALEXANDER WU MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled239

FLUSHING

New York

TUONG NGUYEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled239

SEATTLE

Washington

DOUGLAS FREELEY MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled238

DOTHAN

Alabama