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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
DOUGLAS SCHREIBER M.D.

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled216

HOUSTON

Texas

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled215

WOODLAWN

Virginia

DWIGHT WILLETT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled214

KINGSTON

Tennessee

CARLOS LAM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled213

HONOLULU

Hawaii

VADIM BARAM MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled213

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

CARL SODERSTROM M.D.

Claims Filled213

PEORIA

Illinois

LYNN DAVIDSON-STROH M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled213

HAYS

Kansas

OLIVER DRABKIN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled212

EVERGREEN PARK

Illinois

JEFFREY ALTER MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled210

WATERBURY

Connecticut

HARMER EASON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled209

SYLVESTER

Georgia

MARY HILL APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled208

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

KENNETH HELLER MD

General Practice

Claims Filled207

BELTON

South Carolina

JAMES YECKLEY M.D.

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled207

SAVANNAH

Georgia

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled206

TUCKER

Georgia

JERRY STRINGFELLOW MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled203

TEXARKANA

Texas

DONALD ATKINSON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled202

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

JANICE KING RNCS

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled202

METHUEN

Massachusetts

CLAUDIO DICOVSKIY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled200

PATERSON

New Jersey

CAROL COUVRETTE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled200

POLK

Pennsylvania

TAI WU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled199

SAN GABRIEL

California

HAROLD HAWKINS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled196

MOBILE

Alabama

HECTOR WILTZ JR M.D

Dermatology

Claims Filled195

MIAMI

Florida

ROBERT SCHUSTER MD

General Practice

Claims Filled195

DADEVILLE

Alabama

SHAWN SMITH PMH-NP

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled194

CHANDLER

Arizona

ANTHONY WAGNER FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled194

ATLANTA

Georgia