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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
SHEFALI SHAH M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled268

LONG BEACH

New York

MUKESH SARAIYA MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled267

DENTON

Texas

CYNTHIA PATTON

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled266

ROCHESTER

Minnesota

MICHAEL ARONSOHN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled264

BOCA RATON

Florida

RICHARD HORBAL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled264

BAY CITY

Michigan

TODD FUNKHOUSER M.D., PH.D

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled261

LAS CRUCES

New Mexico

EMMA MASTERS MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled260

BROOKLYN

New York

HAMID OBEID MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled259

ROME

New York

JAMES HADEN M.D.

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled259

FORT WORTH

Texas

RICHARD GOBLE M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled258

GRAND ISLAND

Nebraska

JAMES CARLSON MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled254

TUCSON

Arizona

JONATHAN COOPER MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled250

WESTON

Florida

CARLISLE STEPHENSON MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled249

TUSCALOOSA

Alabama

MELVIN HAYSMAN MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled247

SAVANNAH

Georgia

ROBERT ZIERING M.D.

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled244

VISTA

California

THOMAS KANG MD

Otology Neurotology

Claims Filled244

TUCSON

Arizona

MOHAMMAD CHAUDHRY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled243

UNION CITY

New Jersey

WILLIAM LACORTE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled242

METAIRIE

Louisiana

FRANK MONGIARDO M.D.

Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery

Claims Filled241

HAZARD

Kentucky

MARIA LLOPIZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled241

MIAMI

Florida

PAMELA PRICE NP

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled241

ROANOKE

Virginia

TIDENCE PRINCE MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled241

MARYVILLE

Tennessee

WEI WANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled240

MONTEREY PARK

California

PATRICIA GILROY M.D.

Plastic Surgery within the Head Neck

Claims Filled240

SAINT PETERSBURG

Florida

ALEXANDER WU MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled240

FLUSHING

New York