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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
HENRY PIMENTEL M.D.

Surgery

Claims Filled245

CHICAGO

Illinois

OSCAR SAFFOLD MD

Clinical Laboratory Dermatological Immunology

Claims Filled243

CLEVELAND

Ohio

DAN WATERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled242

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

HING WONG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled241

LOS ANGELES

California

RICK LIN D.O.

Dermatology

Claims Filled239

MCALLEN

Texas

SCOTT WYRICK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled239

TEXARKANA

Texas

NAMBI SALGUNAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled238

LIBERTY

New York

RYAN RAMAGOSA M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled237

MOBILE

Alabama

LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled235

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

DINESH NANAVATI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled235

ROCHESTER

New York

YVONNE HINES M.D.

Dermatopathology

Claims Filled234

ATTLEBORO

Massachusetts

JAMES LEE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled233

SPINDALE

North Carolina

JOHN STANLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled230

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

JOHN STANLEY M.D., LLC

Neurology

Claims Filled229

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

CHARLES RODWELL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled228

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

KENNETH GREENWOOD MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled228

GREENVILLE

Tennessee

JACK ZHOU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled226

HONOLULU

Hawaii

ANDREW BROBBEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled224

EUCLID

Ohio

FERNANDO LOPEZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled222

DOTHAN

Alabama

MELVIN HAYSMAN MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled221

SAVANNAH

Georgia

WILLIAM IRWIN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled219

WARNER ROBINS

Georgia

YASEEN ODEH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled219

CHICAGO

Illinois

MARK SAMBERG MD

Urology

Claims Filled219

MERCED

California

MOHAMED AHMED MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled219

BAYTOWN

Texas

LOREN HUNT M.D.

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled217

ATHENS

Georgia