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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
BERNARD DE SILVA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled614

MILFORD

Ohio

KAREN HEIDELBERG M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled444

DETROIT

Michigan

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled383

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

ROBERT EVANS MD

Urology

Claims Filled371

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

KEVIN GAFFNEY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled352

FLINT

Michigan

CLEATIOUS SMITH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled347

JAY

Florida

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled322

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

STEVEN MACKEY M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled309

ALEXANDER CITY

Alabama

IKECHUKWU OHIAERI M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled308

VICTORVILLE

California

GARY LAST MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled286

BLOOMFIELD

Connecticut

WELTON HILL MD PA

Family Medicine

Claims Filled285

BELLVILLE

Texas

JERRY STRINGFELLOW MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled279

TEXARKANA

Texas

JAMES JEWELL MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled274

ROCK HILL

South Carolina

RAGHAVENDRA SIRAGAVARAPU M.D

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled270

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

DOUGLAS SCHREIBER M.D.

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled267

HOUSTON

Texas

STEVEN PEDRO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled265

FORT WORTH

Texas

NALINI SAMAVEDY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled258

MARYVILLE

Tennessee

STEVEN HAMSTEAD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled243

FARMVILLE

North Carolina

SUSAN JACOB

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled239

CLAREMORE

Oklahoma

VADIM BARAM MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled238

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

MARK SAMBERG MD

Urology

Claims Filled237

MERCED

California

ROBERT YOUNG M.D.

Claims Filled236

WAIANAE

Hawaii

LYNN DAVIDSON-STROH M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled235

HAYS

Kansas

FELECIA ABDELFATTAH APRN BC

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled233

BRISTOL

Tennessee

NAMBI SALGUNAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled226

LIBERTY

New York