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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. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

1.41M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 192 of 3362

$22.7M
Retail Cost

Rank: 602 of 3362

478,644
Patients

Rank: 160 of 3362

206,803
Prescribers

Rank: 105 of 3362

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79%

of people say

it's worth it

74%

of people say

it worked well

11%

of people say

it's a huge hassle
Alternatives:

Zyrtec Benadryl

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 48,697 135,259 $2.24M
Texas 38,609 101,840 $1.63M
New York 31,280 94,560 $1.54M
Florida 30,727 80,983 $1.1M
North Carolina 22,301 67,621 $953K
Pennsylvania 20,655 61,094 $1.01M
Ohio 18,880 57,357 $1.04M
Georgia 18,808 52,485 $784K
Tennessee 16,232 49,742 $765K
Illinois 14,231 43,629 $644K
Michigan 16,021 42,798 $719K
Indiana 12,506 37,348 $643K
Massachusetts 11,560 36,458 $699K
Missouri 10,932 35,402 $610K
Kentucky 10,442 32,897 $524K
Alabama 11,180 31,281 $449K
Arizona 10,740 30,797 $495K
Virginia 10,322 28,677 $449K
South Carolina 10,219 28,136 $378K
New Jersey 10,209 27,578 $390K
Washington 8,240 24,702 $432K
Wisconsin 7,479 24,428 $454K
Minnesota 6,957 22,684 $430K
Oklahoma 7,555 22,536 $422K
Louisiana 7,312 21,088 $305K
Maryland 7,190 18,979 $296K
Connecticut 5,542 16,766 $283K
Colorado 5,285 15,760 $242K
Oregon 4,790 15,090 $268K
Arkansas 4,980 14,710 $222K
Mississippi 5,434 14,498 $202K
Kansas 4,058 13,051 $225K
Iowa 3,547 12,816 $183K
West Virginia 3,997 12,232 $199K
New Mexico 3,727 10,529 $180K
Nebraska 2,322 8,145 $135K
Maine 2,613 7,719 $126K
Nevada 2,897 7,355 $121K
Rhode Island 2,252 7,314 $133K
New Hampshire 1,941 6,021 $98.5K
Utah 1,839 5,559 $98.4K
Hawaii 1,670 4,391 $74.3K
Idaho 1,436 4,350 $78.3K
Vermont 1,207 4,061 $76.6K
Delaware 1,492 3,467 $59.6K
District of Columbia 1,102 2,959 $42.1K
Montana 907 2,930 $50.7K
North Dakota 688 2,491 $41K
South Dakota 663 2,350 $37.5K
Alaska 531 1,672 $23.5K
Wyoming 457 1,439 $22K
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 HYDROXYZINE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
VIRAL PATEL D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CRITTENDEN

Kentucky

SUSAN OESTERLE RN,MSN,FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

CHEEKTOWAGA

New York

YAMEN KORAB M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CROWLEY

Louisiana

JAMMI CAIRNS NP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled50

FOND DU LAC

Wisconsin

HEATHER WADLEY PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

ROBERT MCCONVILLE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SANFORD

North Carolina

MICHAEL GIVEN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

FORT WALTON BEACH

Florida

GEORGE EVANS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SHEFFIELD

Alabama

SARAH MCANULTY RN, NP

Registered Nurse

Claims Filled50

GREENFIELD

Massachusetts

JAMES KING M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SELMER

Tennessee

STEVEN DIMMITT D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

ERIC KEMP MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

TERRELL

Texas

HENRY DUMAS MD

Pediatrics

Claims Filled50

ORLANDO

Florida

JASON PICARD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEW ROADS

Louisiana

BRADLEY WHITE M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

SEARCY

Arkansas

DANIEL SOUPHIS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FORT GRATIOT

Michigan

THERESA MASON PHD, CRNP

Claims Filled50

PATASKALA

Ohio

DUANE BANET M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

NEW ALBANY

Indiana

GARY WAHL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

JEREMY TAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

HUTCHINSON

Kansas

OREN LIFSHITZ M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

WILLIAM TAUNTON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FORSYTH

Georgia

DAVID HOLLAND M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

SAMMY KANG MD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

GLEN BURNIE

Maryland

LAURENCE PETTY M.D.

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled50

PLANT CITY

Florida