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ZALEPLON

Zaleplon is used to treat insomnia (difficulty falling asleep). Zaleplon does not help you to stay asleep longer or decrease the number of times that you awaken during the night. Zaleplon is in a class of medications called hypnotics. It works by slowing activity in the brain to allow sleep. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012
Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

195K
Medicare Part D Claims
$6.49M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 21,815 $643K
New York 13,494 $385K
Texas 12,952 $515K
Florida 12,164 $413K
North Carolina 8,571 $282K
Pennsylvania 7,463 $243K
New Jersey 7,167 $240K
Michigan 6,335 $235K
Ohio 6,287 $209K
Tennessee 6,107 $200K
Illinois 4,799 $166K
Georgia 4,664 $162K
Minnesota 4,631 $151K
Indiana 4,382 $160K
Missouri 3,969 $144K
Wisconsin 3,966 $151K
Oregon 3,951 $99K
South Carolina 3,560 $131K
Washington 3,472 $108K
Arizona 3,359 $108K
Virginia 3,338 $111K
Maryland 3,268 $123K
Massachusetts 3,181 $107K
Louisiana 3,097 $85.9K
Arkansas 3,096 $101K
Oklahoma 2,994 $95.8K
Connecticut 2,958 $104K
Colorado 2,620 $87.7K
Alabama 2,499 $76.1K
Mississippi 2,470 $83K
Kansas 2,148 $85.1K
Iowa 2,148 $72.9K
Kentucky 1,999 $66.5K
West Virginia 1,728 $51.2K
Idaho 1,625 $54.7K
Utah 1,563 $45.9K
Nevada 1,419 $42.8K
Nebraska 1,188 $41.6K
Maine 1,158 $41.3K
New Mexico 1,102 $37.7K
Rhode Island 1,097 $39.9K
Montana 874 $34.1K
New Hampshire 750 $25.8K
Vermont 702 $23.3K
Delaware 664 $28K
South Dakota 556 $19.3K
North Dakota 379 $12.7K
Hawaii 374 $13.4K
Alaska 345 $15.7K
Wyoming 242 $6,827
District of Columbia 240 $9,177
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for ZALEPLON

Provider Medicare Claims City State
TIMOTHY KILLEEN MD INC

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

TEMECULA

California

TIMOTHY HIMEL

Neurology

Claims Filled50

KINGSPORT

Tennessee

VALENTIN BRAGIN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

VIVIAN PASTRANA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

AIBONITO

Puerto Rico

AARON VAN WRIGHT MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

DALLAS

Texas

IREDELL IGLEHART M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BALTIMORE

Maryland

JERALD SIMMONS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled50

HOUSTON

Texas

DAVID COHEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

ROSWELL

Georgia

MARY BEEGLE DO

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

SEDALIA

Missouri

ANGEL GOMEZ-ROGRIGUEZ

Claims Filled50

PONCE

Puerto Rico

MARIA PUJOLS MD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

SAN SEBASTIAN

Puerto Rico

STEPHEN MATARESE DO

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled51

WARWICK

Rhode Island

ALYSE GABRIEL D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled51

EAST PALO ALTO

California

IDA MINEVICH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

BRIGHTON

Massachusetts

CAMILO SERRANO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled51

CARNEYS POINT

New Jersey

MATTHEW HARRIS M.D.

Claims Filled52

BARBOURSVILLE

West Virginia

ROBERT HANNUM D.O.

General Practice

Claims Filled52

TAMPA

Florida

JASON CORNELIUS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled52

GOLDEN VALLEY

Minnesota

ADRIAN BUCKNER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled52

BRISTOL

Tennessee

ALEXANDRA ETKIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

BROOKLYN

New York

RUTH FREDERICKS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled52

JACKSON

Mississippi

LYUDMILA KATS

Specialist

Claims Filled52

NY

New York

JOJU VARIATH MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled52

COAL GROVE

Ohio

SHAYLA PULLEN MD

Sleep Medicine

Claims Filled52

CINCINNATI

Ohio

LANA BORIN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled52

BALTIMORE

Maryland