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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 2015

1.3M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 199 of 3395

$26.7M
Retail Cost

Rank: 615 of 3395

436,362
Patients

Rank: 175 of 3395

202,737
Prescribers

Rank: 109 of 3395

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79%

of people say

it's worth it

68%

of people say

it worked well

9%

of people say

it's a huge hassle
Alternatives:

Zyrtec Benadryl

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

1.92M

2011

1.65M

2012

1.65M

2013

1.41M

2014

1.3M

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$48.4M

2011

$37.4M

2012

$33.5M

2013

$22.7M

2014

$26.7M

2015

Average Patient Cost

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

$19

2011

$20

2012

$21

2013

$19

2014

$31

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 44,789 126,264 $2.63M
Texas 33,106 87,914 $1.84M
New York 27,576 84,171 $1.66M
Florida 27,387 73,087 $1.63M
Ohio 18,787 58,398 $1.22M
Pennsylvania 18,598 57,270 $1.04M
North Carolina 18,644 56,319 $1.12M
Tennessee 15,547 45,744 $1M
Georgia 15,521 42,338 $886K
Massachusetts 11,832 38,287 $767K
Illinois 12,629 38,083 $757K
Michigan 14,320 37,885 $721K
Missouri 10,305 34,220 $731K
Indiana 11,315 33,825 $708K
Kentucky 9,891 30,795 $586K
Arizona 10,066 29,205 $707K
Washington 9,080 28,014 $640K
South Carolina 9,410 26,336 $549K
Virginia 9,318 25,539 $513K
New Jersey 9,086 24,523 $491K
Minnesota 7,680 24,428 $518K
Alabama 9,285 24,122 $426K
Wisconsin 6,726 21,902 $494K
Louisiana 6,566 19,239 $299K
Oklahoma 6,771 19,182 $410K
Maryland 6,741 17,998 $344K
Connecticut 5,623 16,953 $357K
Colorado 5,283 16,195 $385K
Oregon 5,078 16,106 $329K
Arkansas 4,830 14,015 $250K
Mississippi 4,950 12,967 $231K
Kansas 3,650 12,012 $258K
Iowa 3,601 11,935 $249K
West Virginia 3,759 11,687 $220K
New Mexico 3,468 9,636 $192K
Maine 2,494 7,603 $194K
Nebraska 2,100 7,398 $158K
Rhode Island 2,199 7,113 $132K
Nevada 2,709 6,954 $155K
New Hampshire 2,090 6,280 $133K
Utah 1,852 5,893 $131K
Idaho 1,563 5,023 $101K
Vermont 1,285 4,327 $89.3K
Hawaii 1,459 3,773 $85.9K
Delaware 1,181 2,807 $60.5K
Montana 841 2,730 $57K
District of Columbia 1,014 2,631 $50.3K
North Dakota 706 2,343 $45.9K
South Dakota 642 2,078 $43.3K
Alaska 487 1,584 $34.4K
Wyoming 488 1,537 $33.8K
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 HYDROXYZINE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
BERNARD DE SILVA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled679

MILFORD

Ohio

IKECHUKWU OHIAERI M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled359

VICTORVILLE

California

KAREN HEIDELBERG M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled336

DETROIT

Michigan

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled332

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

ROBERT EVANS MD

Urology

Claims Filled328

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

NALINI SAMAVEDY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled305

MARYVILLE

Tennessee

GARY LAST MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled289

BLOOMFIELD

Connecticut

MEHRDAD MASSUMI MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled280

TOWSON

Maryland

STEVEN THORE MD

Addiction Psychiatry

Claims Filled277

HOPKINSVILLE

Kentucky

DOUGLAS SCHREIBER M.D.

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled273

HOUSTON

Texas

CLEATIOUS SMITH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled271

JAY

Florida

RAGHAVENDRA SIRAGAVARAPU M.D

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled269

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

MANOJ LEKHWANI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled251

KITTANNING

Pennsylvania

ANTHONY WAGNER FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled235

ATLANTA

Georgia

TENDAI MAWINDI M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled234

BETHLEHEM

Pennsylvania

JERRY STRINGFELLOW MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled234

TEXARKANA

Texas

CESAR RAFANO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled226

LONGVIEW

Washington

STEVEN MACKEY M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled224

ALEXANDER CITY

Alabama

VADIM BARAM MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled221

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

STEVEN PEDRO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled221

FORT WORTH

Texas

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled217

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

JOANNA MULDER A.R.N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled212

TAMPA

Florida

PAUL REDSTONE M.D.

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled212

NORTHAMPTON

Massachusetts

MELINDA RANDALL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled205

PITTSFIELD

Massachusetts

NAMBI SALGUNAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled204

LIBERTY

New York