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DIPHENHYDRAMINE HCL

Unisom Sleepgels (Diphenhydramine) is an antihistamine. It blocks histamine, a chemical that causes congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions. It also makes you sleepy. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Unisom

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

39.6K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 890 of 3362

$627K
Retail Cost

Rank: 1413 of 3362

16,007
Patients

Rank: 806 of 3362

10,060
Prescribers

Rank: 803 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 3,006 6,436 $121K
Florida 1,295 3,270 $42.4K
New York 1,075 2,545 $27.3K
Pennsylvania 522 1,401 $27.2K
Georgia 457 1,172 $15K
Illinois 331 1,139 $26.2K
Texas 446 1,124 $19.8K
New Jersey 351 989 $19.6K
Michigan 337 829 $21.8K
Ohio 345 792 $15.3K
Arizona 207 779 $13.8K
North Carolina 381 691 $6,664
Missouri 255 575 $10.1K
Louisiana 296 573 $6,066
Alabama 309 489 $4,098
Massachusetts 177 487 $6,428
Virginia 194 422 $8,471
Indiana 142 398 $17.9K
Wisconsin 78 394 $17.1K
Kentucky 186 329 $3,813
Maryland 128 324 $6,862
Colorado 67 312 $15.1K
Washington 128 299 $7,508
Minnesota 104 278 $4,446
South Carolina 109 275 $8,106
Tennessee 156 274 $4,371
Arkansas 174 243 $2,388
Nebraska 40 227 $6,125
District of Columbia 96 208 $1,029
Mississippi 113 205 $1,861
Kansas 45 182 $4,283
Connecticut 79 180 $3,395
Oklahoma 57 173 $4,521
Utah 35 171 $4,392
Iowa 44 169 $5,624
Nevada 46 164 $9,698
Maine 23 157 $5,721
Rhode Island 50 140 $6,814
North Dakota 25 113 $1,126
Idaho 20 98 $2,775
Oregon 41 92 $4,900
South Dakota 23 80 $1,845
New Mexico 43 73 $865
Delaware 19 66 $1,471
West Virginia 31 49 $1,374
Hawaii 27 41 $781
Montana 22 39 $197
Alaska 14 31 $163
New Hampshire 16 27 $401
Wyoming 11 $41
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 DIPHENHYDRAMINE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
NIVEDITA BOINAPALLY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

YORK

Pennsylvania

ZINNIA GARCIA PENA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled78

YABUCOA

Puerto Rico

BRIAN LEBERTHON M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled124

WEST COVINA

California

ROBERT BOCK M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled51

WAYNE

New Jersey

ROSARIO CARREON MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled62

VERNON

Texas

VICOTR MARIANO MERCEDES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled192

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

ARTURO ARROBA CARPIO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled65

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

HERBERT AUSUBEL M.D., F.A.C.P

Claims Filled51

VALLEY STREAM

New York

MICHAEL BRODIE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

TURLOCK

California

KEITH SADEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

SOUTHAMPTON

Pennsylvania

LUIS NEGRON M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled103

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

CONCEPCI�N MALDONADO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled93

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

HARRY VARCARCEL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled87

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

FELIPE DIAZ DELGADO M. D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled81

SALINAS

Puerto Rico

BRUCE JOHNSON D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ROSEVILLE

Michigan

PO LEW DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

ROSEMEAD

California

SAMUEL DEY M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled81

RIVERSIDE

California

LUIS ROJAS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled117

RIO PIEDRAS

Puerto Rico

RAFAEL CRUZ MENA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled234

RIO GRANDE

Puerto Rico

ABIMAEL RIVERA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled182

RIO GRANDE

Puerto Rico

FELIX MALDONADO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled58

PONCE

Puerto Rico

AMERICO OMS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled56

PONCE

Puerto Rico

MARITZA ORTIZ ACOSTA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled65

PONCE

Puerto Rico

MARCO RODRIGUEZ APONTE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled124

PONCE

Puerto Rico

JOSEPH PILEWSKI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled56

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania