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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
ALEXANDER TRAKHTMAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled154

BROOKLYN

New York

JINLIN DU MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled154

MIDDLETOWN

New York

ERIC RANON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled153

WINTER HAVEN

Florida

STEPHEN NEAL D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled152

WAYNESBURG

Pennsylvania

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled152

TUCKER

Georgia

HAROLD RAINWATER M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled151

FRESNO

California

BHASKAR DAMERA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled151

DECATUR

Illinois

MELISSA MCCARTER APN

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled150

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

GENE JACOBS D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled150

CRANSTON

Rhode Island

MICHAEL BRODIE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled149

TURLOCK

California

ELLIS FRAZIER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled149

PIKETON

Ohio

HECTOR DIEZ CABOLLERO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled148

MUNCIE

Indiana

MARY HILL APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled148

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

LOWELL CLARK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled147

BUSHNELL

Florida

DAVID SMITH MD, FAAFP

Family Medicine

Claims Filled146

SUMMIT

Mississippi

MARK BONNER MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled146

MACON

Georgia

CARMEL PERSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled145

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

PIYUSH PATEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled145

COLUMBUS

Georgia

KAREN MAVES MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled145

DAVENPORT

Iowa

DALE ASBURY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled143

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

MARIA GATICALES MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled143

HAVERHILL

Massachusetts

MICHAEL TAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled142

MORRISTOWN

Tennessee

CARMEL SHAW-NIEVES MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled142

MARTINS FERRY

Ohio

STEPHEN IMBEAU MD

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled142

FLORENCE

South Carolina

RANDAL POSEY MD

Specialist

Claims Filled142

AMARILLO

Texas