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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
RYAN RAMAGOSA M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled165

MOBILE

Alabama

VINCENT DILELLA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled164

DUNEDIN

Florida

LISA JORDAN CNP

Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care

Claims Filled164

LIMA

Ohio

JAMES TRUE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled163

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

JOHN KLIMAS MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled163

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

SHAHINA JAFRY M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled163

ROCKFORD

Illinois

SYED MUSTAFA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled163

ROCHESTER

New York

ASHOK KANCHARLA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled162

ROYSTON

Georgia

KENNETH JOHNS MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled161

COON RAPIDS

Minnesota

MELINDA RANDALL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled161

PITTSFIELD

Massachusetts

HECTOR WILTZ JR M.D

Dermatology

Claims Filled161

MIAMI

Florida

DAVID COHEN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled160

HEWLETT

New York

LARRY JOHNSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled159

TOLEDO

Ohio

WILLIAM IRWIN MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled158

WARNER ROBINS

Georgia

WILLIAM O'GRADY M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled158

TOMS RIVER

New Jersey

WILLIAM MILLS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled158

TOCCOA

Georgia

LARRY BURROWS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled158

FORT WORTH

Texas

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled157

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

JAMES WOLFE MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled157

SAN JOSE

California

DINESH NANAVATI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled157

ROCHESTER

New York

JOSEPH BRENES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled157

WOLCOTT

Connecticut

DEBORA ORTEGA-CARR MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled156

COLUMBUS

Ohio

OLIVER DRABKIN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled156

EVERGREEN PARK

Illinois

KAIN KUMAR M.D., PHD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled155

PALMDALE

California

JAMES YECKLEY M.D.

Procedural Dermatology

Claims Filled155

SAVANNAH

Georgia