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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. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

1.3M
Medicare Part D Claims
$48.4M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 247,972 $6.05M
Florida 134,234 $3.04M
Texas 132,789 $3.45M
New York 130,972 $3.16M
Tennessee 76,518 $2.12M
North Carolina 75,615 $1.98M
Ohio 74,016 $1.84M
Pennsylvania 71,274 $1.78M
Georgia 67,701 $1.7M
Illinois 56,930 $1.41M
Michigan 47,816 $1.29M
Alabama 46,397 $1.18M
Missouri 44,431 $1.24M
Kentucky 42,989 $1.08M
Indiana 42,042 $1.14M
Virginia 39,094 $944K
Arizona 38,412 $938K
New Jersey 35,138 $812K
South Carolina 34,146 $947K
Massachusetts 33,644 $899K
Louisiana 33,053 $754K
Washington 30,006 $868K
Puerto Rico 29,137 $384K
Oklahoma 28,576 $821K
Wisconsin 25,369 $742K
Mississippi 25,261 $611K
Minnesota 23,885 $609K
Arkansas 21,456 $557K
Maryland 19,173 $493K
Oregon 18,902 $503K
Colorado 18,810 $500K
Connecticut 18,774 $471K
Kansas 18,080 $485K
Iowa 16,577 $390K
West Virginia 15,432 $378K
New Mexico 14,112 $368K
Nevada 12,856 $327K
Nebraska 9,901 $252K
Rhode Island 9,590 $246K
Hawaii 9,270 $232K
Utah 7,112 $195K
Maine 7,090 $197K
Idaho 6,403 $185K
New Hampshire 5,168 $135K
Vermont 4,285 $116K
Montana 3,799 $99.4K
District of Columbia 3,716 $102K
Delaware 3,440 $89.7K
North Dakota 3,053 $76.2K
South Dakota 2,801 $70.4K
Alaska 2,207 $66.1K
Wyoming 1,905 $43.8K
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 HYDROXYZINE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SIONG LEE MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled979

SAN FRANCISCO

California

JIAN CUI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled811

FLUSHING

New York

STEVEN MACKEY M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled603

ALEXANDER CITY

Alabama

VINITA HOM RPA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled498

FLUSHING

New York

ROBERT EVANS MD

Urology

Claims Filled487

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

XIAORONG HE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled479

ELMHURST

New York

JOHN NIVEN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled466

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled462

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

DANIEL RUBIN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled436

BEVERLY HILLS

California

RICK LIN D.O.

Dermatology

Claims Filled436

MCALLEN

Texas

MUHAMMAD SALEEM M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled433

CANTON

New York

JAVID YADEGAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled431

BROOKLYN

New York

KAREN HEIDELBERG M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled428

DETROIT

Michigan

NINA HILL

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled415

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

BERNARD DE SILVA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled403

MILFORD

Ohio

JACQUES ROY M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled399

DESOTO

Texas

ROBERT WANG MD

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled398

TORRANCE

California

KIN YIP CHAN RPA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled395

FLUSHING

New York

LEOPOLDO HERNANDEZ M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled385

LOS ANGELES

California

ASUNCION MUNOZ L.M.H.C., MSN

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled372

HIALEAH

Florida

HARIKRISHNA PATEL MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled359

CHAMPAIGN

Illinois

NABIL EL SAYAD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled356

LOMITA

California

DAVID COFFEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled354

ONEIDA

Tennessee

ALVERIS MOLINA M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled347

JACKSON HEIGHTS

New York

SUZANNE BECK M.D.

Allergy

Claims Filled347

LUBBOCK

Texas