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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
ANTHONY WAGNER FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled224

ATLANTA

Georgia

DAN WATERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled214

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

ERIC BARNES D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled212

COLUMBIA

Missouri

MUHAMMAD SALEEM M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled212

CANTON

New York

KIMBERLY GARCIA DNP, CRNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled212

ALLENTOWN

Pennsylvania

MELINDA GREENFIELD DO

Dermatology

Claims Filled212

ALBANY

Georgia

STEVEN THORE MD

Addiction Psychiatry

Claims Filled210

HOPKINSVILLE

Kentucky

ALLEN FLOOD M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled210

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

CHARLES RODWELL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled209

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

PAMELA JARVIS MA RN PMHNP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled209

VIRGINIA

Minnesota

MANOJ LEKHWANI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled207

KITTANNING

Pennsylvania

HENRY PIMENTEL M.D.

Surgery

Claims Filled206

CHICAGO

Illinois

SUZANNE BECK M.D.

Allergy

Claims Filled199

LUBBOCK

Texas

JOSEPH POOLE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled199

MOUNT VERNON

Ohio

JOSE GOMEZ-RIVERA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled199

NEWARK

New Jersey

CARL SODERSTROM M.D.

Claims Filled199

PEORIA

Illinois

NANCY KINKLEY CNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled192

LIMA

Ohio

RICK LIN D.O.

Dermatology

Claims Filled192

MCALLEN

Texas

SREENIVASA PINNAMANENI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled190

ALLENTOWN

Pennsylvania

LOREN HUNT M.D.

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled188

ATHENS

Georgia

RYAN HORST M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled188

LOS ANGELES

California

DREW COOPER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled187

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled186

FORT WORTH

Texas

DANIEL FELLS RPA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled186

BUFFALO

New York

SUKHENDER KARWAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled184

NEWPORT

Tennessee