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ZALEPLON

Used to treat insomnia (difficulty falling asleep). Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

230K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 492 of 3238

$6.75M
Retail Cost

Rank: 905 of 3238

68,316
Patients

Rank: 458 of 3238

41,909
Prescribers

Rank: 419 of 3238

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42%

of people say

it's worth it

23%

of people say

it worked well

27%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 7,078 24,719 $693K
Texas 4,950 16,236 $531K
New York 4,131 15,466 $411K
Florida 5,031 14,234 $393K
North Carolina 2,934 10,013 $284K
Pennsylvania 2,525 8,941 $274K
Ohio 2,478 7,730 $231K
New Jersey 2,411 7,621 $221K
Michigan 2,242 6,987 $228K
Tennessee 2,024 6,761 $225K
Georgia 1,741 5,885 $195K
Illinois 1,738 5,502 $161K
Minnesota 1,689 5,428 $150K
Wisconsin 1,325 4,785 $158K
Missouri 1,326 4,484 $142K
Indiana 1,347 4,459 $142K
Oregon 1,436 4,452 $94.5K
South Carolina 1,291 4,127 $137K
Washington 1,309 4,058 $100K
Arkansas 1,161 4,049 $129K
Louisiana 1,199 3,904 $110K
Oklahoma 1,396 3,840 $105K
Massachusetts 978 3,623 $108K
Arizona 1,180 3,542 $118K
Maryland 1,029 3,529 $119K
Virginia 1,092 3,462 $106K
Alabama 942 3,310 $85.8K
Colorado 900 3,086 $83.1K
Connecticut 851 2,977 $90.8K
Mississippi 829 2,694 $82.1K
Iowa 697 2,510 $77.6K
Kansas 657 2,206 $70.8K
Kentucky 592 2,055 $60.6K
West Virginia 481 1,748 $45.3K
Utah 507 1,693 $43K
Nevada 499 1,599 $43.3K
Idaho 440 1,518 $36.2K
Nebraska 372 1,383 $43.6K
Rhode Island 292 1,235 $35.9K
Maine 320 1,209 $48.6K
New Mexico 384 1,194 $38.6K
Montana 284 997 $31.3K
New Hampshire 243 942 $26.6K
Delaware 272 902 $34.9K
Vermont 183 683 $18.2K
North Dakota 203 603 $16.9K
South Dakota 156 596 $20.9K
Hawaii 117 381 $10.2K
District of Columbia 129 375 $14.5K
Alaska 89 333 $11.6K
Wyoming 71 236 $5,299
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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 ZALEPLON

Provider Medicare Claims City State
HERMAN CLEMENTS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

SEARCY

Arkansas

JAMES CUELLAR MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WENTZVILLE

Missouri

IRA FENTON DO

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

VERNON HILLS

Illinois

IREDELL IGLEHART M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BALTIMORE

Maryland

DAVID ANDERSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

MAGGIE AVANCE APN

Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care

Claims Filled50

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

HOWARD BUSCH D.O.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

LOXAHATCHEE

Florida

KAMAL KABAKIBOU M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

ATLANTA

Georgia

ALCIBIADES RODRIGUEZ MD

Clinical Neurophysiology

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

ALEX DELROSARIO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled51

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

JEFFREY DENNIS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

OXFORD

Mississippi

MELVIN HAGGART MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled51

JEFFERSON

Wisconsin

TROY CAPPLEMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

RIPLEY

Mississippi

VICOTR MARIANO MERCEDES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled51

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

THOMAS MCDERMOTT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

TUSCALOOSA

Alabama

WALTER PHARR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

PHILLIP EICHLING MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

TUCSON

Arizona

WHITMAN REARDON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

CHAPEL HILL

North Carolina

HERBERT ROEHRICH MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled52

KENOSHA

Wisconsin

MAHINDERJIT SINGH M.D.

Psychologist

Claims Filled52

MOUNT VERNON

New York

JONATHAN UECKER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled52

NEW BRIGHTON

Minnesota

GEORGE SHANNON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

COLUMBUS

Georgia

JOSEPH GODFREY M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled53

BELMONT

North Carolina

ALEXANDRA ETKIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

BROOKLYN

New York

SCOTT CUNNINGHAM MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled53

GREENSBORO

North Carolina