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OLOPATADINE HCL

Treats itching or watering of eyes caused by allergies. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2015

946K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 249 of 3395

$166M
Retail Cost

Rank: 170 of 3395

301,942
Patients

Rank: 232 of 3395

89,022
Prescribers

Rank: 277 of 3395

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This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

524K

2011

645K

2012

774K

2013

886K

2014

947K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$62.6M

2011

$82.8M

2012

$110M

2013

$138M

2014

$166M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$78

2011

$80

2012

$80

2013

$85

2014

$92

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 56,234 212,176 $36.7M
New York 33,574 123,292 $20.8M
Texas 34,064 90,986 $16M
Florida 22,466 65,621 $11.7M
New Jersey 13,466 39,024 $6.97M
Illinois 11,339 36,394 $6.46M
North Carolina 11,433 35,350 $6.09M
Pennsylvania 10,025 28,673 $5.21M
Michigan 5,680 17,268 $3.12M
Louisiana 5,277 16,632 $2.82M
Missouri 5,199 16,377 $2.77M
Tennessee 6,144 15,928 $2.78M
Georgia 6,036 15,739 $2.69M
Ohio 4,862 14,485 $2.64M
Connecticut 5,020 14,408 $2.58M
Virginia 4,250 12,678 $2.31M
Maryland 4,335 11,729 $2.17M
Alabama 4,240 11,521 $2.01M
South Carolina 3,909 11,475 $2.02M
Kentucky 3,964 11,472 $2.02M
Wisconsin 3,820 10,594 $1.92M
Indiana 3,445 9,808 $1.81M
Mississippi 3,553 9,306 $1.54M
Washington 2,760 8,329 $1.49M
Arizona 3,467 8,043 $1.5M
Minnesota 2,634 7,824 $1.4M
Oklahoma 2,420 6,281 $1.09M
Colorado 2,291 5,941 $1.06M
West Virginia 2,087 5,728 $973K
Arkansas 2,091 5,586 $950K
Iowa 1,787 5,511 $934K
Nevada 1,772 5,165 $924K
Nebraska 1,663 5,066 $858K
Massachusetts 1,661 4,868 $907K
Kansas 1,750 4,705 $802K
Delaware 1,296 3,084 $591K
New Mexico 1,129 2,836 $525K
Oregon 1,057 2,728 $479K
Hawaii 877 2,708 $551K
District of Columbia 783 2,569 $510K
Idaho 1,085 2,474 $428K
Rhode Island 726 2,144 $371K
Utah 846 1,952 $334K
Maine 684 1,840 $344K
New Hampshire 575 1,509 $283K
North Dakota 432 1,383 $234K
South Dakota 467 1,300 $220K
Montana 363 1,045 $186K
Wyoming 256 716 $126K
Vermont 195 590 $102K
Alaska 234 566 $98.3K
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 2015 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.4 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 447,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than 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 PATADAY

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MITCHEL LAUTENBERG MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

TOMS RIVER

New Jersey

PANKAJKUMAR SHAH MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

MISSION

Texas

GEORGIA STEPHENSON MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

KIRK STURRIDGE M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

DOTHAN

Alabama

EVELYN ICASIANO MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

SCOTT CONROY O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled50

BEAUMONT

Texas

TIMITHY DUNHAM M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

ROBERT THACKER O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled50

PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

AZIZUR RAHMAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

ROCKFORD

Illinois

MASOUD AZIZAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NORTHRIDGE

California

AURA ZAMBRANO O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

GREGORY KOZIELEC MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

DALLAS

Texas

GREGORY NELSON

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS

Illinois

OLIVE OSBORNE M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

BRONX

New York

NIRBHAI HUNDAL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

TURLOCK

California

MARIE BENTSIANOV M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

HAROLD CAMERON MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

NEW BERN

North Carolina

HEATHER BEIERLE OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled50

VESTAL

New York

WILLIAM SPONSEL M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

ROWLAND HAWKINS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

ADAM DOSSEY M. D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

TYLER

Texas

JOSEPH ELMAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

NORTH HAVEN

Connecticut

MICHAEL SPENCER OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled50

LEHIGH ACRES

Florida

DWIGHT AVERY OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled50

HAZARD

Kentucky

MATTHEW RAUEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

WEST DES MOINES

Iowa