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Prescriber Checkup » AZELASTINE HCL

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
JAMES HADEN M.D.

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled102

FORT WORTH

Texas

BARRY KATZMAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled102

SAN DIEGO

California

JOHN KIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled101

ALEXANDRIA

Virginia

AJIT KHAIRA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled101

FRESNO

California

RAFAEL ORTIZ MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled101

MIAMI

Florida

BRUCE SUZUKI M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled101

BROOKLINE

Massachusetts

TRACY BRIDGES MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled101

ALBANY

Georgia

TODD FUNKHOUSER M.D., PH.D

Allergy

Claims Filled101

LAS CRUCES

New Mexico

ABNER BAGENSTOSE MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled101

COLUMBUS

Ohio

EUGENE LEBAUER M.D.

Allergy

Claims Filled100

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

DOMENIC CANONICO M.D.

Plastic Surgery within the Head Neck

Claims Filled100

SHELBYVILLE

Tennessee

HENRY WANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled100

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

GORDON CONNOR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled100

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

JOHN PANUTO MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled99

NORTH OLMSTED

Ohio

ROBERT FREINKEL M.D.

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled99

VALLEJO

California

JOAN LYNCH MD

Pediatrics

Claims Filled99

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

MICHEL BABAJANIAN M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled98

LOS ANGELES

California

THOMAS BORAN MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled98

POTTSVILLE

Pennsylvania

JUICHIH HSU MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled98

ELKTON

Maryland

MARGARET MCHUGH M.D.

Case Manager/Care Coordinator

Claims Filled97

POLK

Pennsylvania

LARRY DUBERSTEIN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled97

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

JENNY CROSS M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled97

ELKINS

West Virginia

GARLAN LO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled96

HACIENDA HEIGHTS

California

LAI-YUAN LIU M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled96

MIAMI

Florida

MATTHEW PATTERSON M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled95

FARIBAULT

Minnesota