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HYDROXYZINE HCL

Hydroxyzine is used to relieve the itching caused by allergies and to control the nausea and vomiting caused by various conditions, including motion sickness. It is also used for anxiety and to treat the symptoms of alcohol withdrawal. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

1.65M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 175 of 3238

$33.5M
Retail Cost

Rank: 479 of 3238

571,430
Patients

Rank: 128 of 3238

219,603
Prescribers

Rank: 91 of 3238

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Alternatives:

Zyrtec Benadryl

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 62,860 171,096 $3.35M
Texas 48,067 128,019 $2.62M
New York 38,620 112,819 $2.35M
Florida 37,421 96,968 $1.87M
North Carolina 26,335 76,281 $1.45M
Pennsylvania 22,791 68,052 $1.36M
Ohio 21,827 63,727 $1.38M
Tennessee 20,528 62,940 $1.26M
Georgia 21,640 59,501 $1.16M
Illinois 17,661 53,310 $1.02M
Michigan 18,476 47,910 $967K
Alabama 15,619 43,448 $753K
Indiana 14,177 40,331 $876K
Missouri 12,156 38,857 $863K
Arizona 12,562 36,795 $784K
Kentucky 11,834 35,876 $735K
Massachusetts 11,322 34,804 $812K
New Jersey 13,413 33,980 $644K
Virginia 11,840 32,583 $653K
Washington 9,651 28,926 $629K
South Carolina 9,938 27,062 $589K
Oklahoma 9,193 26,967 $595K
Wisconsin 8,247 26,766 $607K
Minnesota 7,851 24,058 $524K
Louisiana 8,186 23,773 $466K
Maryland 7,201 19,621 $394K
Connecticut 6,439 18,806 $388K
Mississippi 6,594 17,629 $331K
Oregon 5,584 17,361 $374K
Colorado 5,508 16,436 $320K
Arkansas 5,463 15,559 $334K
Iowa 4,426 14,809 $277K
Kansas 4,380 14,033 $309K
West Virginia 4,556 13,777 $277K
New Mexico 4,168 11,256 $244K
Nebraska 2,554 8,844 $178K
Rhode Island 2,643 8,119 $179K
Maine 2,541 7,467 $170K
Nevada 2,912 7,431 $165K
Hawaii 2,671 7,037 $133K
Utah 2,212 6,518 $137K
New Hampshire 1,951 5,892 $136K
Idaho 1,751 5,411 $119K
Delaware 1,588 4,036 $82.2K
Vermont 1,244 4,016 $95.2K
District of Columbia 1,315 3,725 $69.6K
Montana 1,024 3,193 $68.1K
North Dakota 874 2,858 $55.1K
South Dakota 762 2,574 $53.5K
Alaska 587 1,885 $33.4K
Wyoming 483 1,480 $28.5K
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 HYDROXYZINE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
KAREN HEIDELBERG M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled572

DETROIT

Michigan

BERNARD DE SILVA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled487

MILFORD

Ohio

STEVEN MACKEY M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled473

ALEXANDER CITY

Alabama

JENNIFER LEE M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled454

SAN FRANCISCO

California

KEVIN GAFFNEY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled423

FLINT

Michigan

ROBERT EVANS MD

Urology

Claims Filled409

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

CLEATIOUS SMITH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled406

JAY

Florida

JIAN CUI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled403

FLUSHING

New York

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled386

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

ALLEN FLOOD M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled378

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

DAMASO OLIVA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled303

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

GARY LAST MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled301

BLOOMFIELD

Connecticut

WELTON HILL MD PA

Family Medicine

Claims Filled294

BELLVILLE

Texas

HARIKRISHNA PATEL MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled286

DANVILLE

Illinois

FELECIA ABDELFATTAH APRN BC

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled272

BRISTOL

Tennessee

SUZANNE BECK M.D.

Allergy

Claims Filled268

LUBBOCK

Texas

MELINDA GREENFIELD DO

Dermatology

Claims Filled266

ALBANY

Georgia

DUANE MILLER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled264

ABILENE

Texas

STEVEN PEDRO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled258

FORT WORTH

Texas

MUHAMMAD SALEEM M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled256

CANTON

New York

JOSE GOMEZ-RIVERA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled251

NEWARK

New Jersey

IKECHUKWU OHIAERI M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled249

VICTORVILLE

California

NALINI SAMAVEDY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled247

MARYVILLE

Tennessee

ELLIS FRAZIER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled246

PIKETON

Ohio

MAREK STAWISKI MD

Dermatopathology

Claims Filled245

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan