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ROZEREM

RAMELTEON

Rozerem (ramelteon) is a melatonin receptor agonist. Melatonin is a chemical the body uses to maintain a normal sleeping cycle; Rozerem (ramelteon) helps you fall asleep and stay asleep. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2015

162K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 572 of 3395

$45.3M
Retail Cost

Rank: 459 of 3395

45,226
Patients

Rank: 558 of 3395

32,493
Prescribers

Rank: 501 of 3395

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This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

93.1K

2011

74.8K

2012

79.2K

2013

97.4K

2014

162K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$15M

2011

$14.3M

2012

$16.9M

2013

$24M

2014

$45.3M

2015

Average Patient Cost

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

$199

2011

$231

2012

$193

2013

$170

2014

$161

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 5,260 18,284 $5.31M
Texas 4,457 15,711 $4.29M
New York 3,636 12,370 $3.58M
Pennsylvania 2,419 8,452 $2.34M
Illinois 1,367 5,793 $1.48M
Florida 1,844 5,703 $1.67M
Ohio 1,385 5,280 $1.36M
Tennessee 1,308 4,681 $1.24M
New Jersey 1,237 4,584 $1.34M
Indiana 1,159 4,471 $1.22M
North Carolina 1,255 4,466 $1.28M
Missouri 1,049 4,226 $1.1M
Wisconsin 1,318 4,164 $1.21M
Michigan 1,236 3,949 $1.19M
Minnesota 936 3,761 $1.16M
Georgia 1,047 3,451 $880K
Arizona 960 3,143 $905K
Massachusetts 900 3,098 $820K
Connecticut 648 2,870 $723K
Louisiana 746 2,772 $732K
Washington 792 2,662 $753K
Virginia 690 2,582 $712K
Maryland 725 2,508 $758K
Oregon 771 2,285 $649K
South Carolina 581 2,092 $571K
Colorado 602 1,947 $565K
Oklahoma 442 1,935 $446K
Kentucky 479 1,909 $488K
Alabama 525 1,907 $534K
Kansas 404 1,572 $411K
West Virginia 412 1,482 $423K
Maine 412 1,352 $410K
Mississippi 280 1,147 $291K
Iowa 311 1,123 $296K
Nebraska 284 1,080 $292K
Utah 270 1,028 $284K
Arkansas 313 1,011 $288K
Idaho 252 884 $227K
Rhode Island 203 778 $189K
Nevada 172 612 $187K
New Hampshire 180 605 $172K
Alaska 116 601 $122K
New Mexico 195 598 $169K
Vermont 162 587 $162K
Montana 119 468 $125K
Delaware 159 411 $137K
District of Columbia 112 393 $119K
North Dakota 96 318 $89.1K
South Dakota 80 312 $85.4K
Hawaii 111 297 $94.1K
Wyoming 62 273 $78.3K
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 ROZEREM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JOSEFINA ROJAS-RUIZ M.D

Psychiatry

Claims Filled146

RIO PIEDRAS

Puerto Rico

RAMSES NORMANDIA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled65

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

HUMBERTO SUAREZ TORRES MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled53

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

VIVIAN PASTRANA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled111

AIBONITO

Puerto Rico

ALBERTO RODRIGUEZ-ROBLES M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled73

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

SIXTO ALVAREZ M.D

General Practice

Claims Filled133

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

FELIX MALDONADO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled54

PONCE

Puerto Rico

ANTONIO MILLAND TORRES MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled59

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

ELIAS JIMENEZ

Psychiatry

Claims Filled239

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

HECTOR RIVERA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled243

CAYEY

Puerto Rico

JUAN GUILLEN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled222

ARCCIBO

Puerto Rico

MAGIN CASANOVA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled50

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

EDGARDO COLON-ZAVALA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled69

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

MARCO RODRIGUEZ APONTE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled96

PONCE

Puerto Rico

ARIEL ROJAS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled171

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

LUIS ROJAS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled190

RIO PIEDRAS

Puerto Rico

FRANCISCO PARRA MD

Addiction Psychiatry

Claims Filled197

MANATI

Puerto Rico

CYNTHIA PINSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

SANG SHIN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled76

EDMONDS

Washington

DANIEL SMITH NP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled58

RENTON

Washington

ZAIL BERRY M.D., M.P.H.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled61

BURLINGTON

Vermont

DWAYNE FRIDAY

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled63

EL PASO

Texas

MURRAY STRAUSS M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled53

ARLINGTON

Texas

VIJAYA SUDANAGUNTA M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled70

CEDAR HILL

Texas

ENYIBUAKU UZOAGA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled104

HOUSTON

Texas