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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
MURTUZA VALI M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled94

NEW BEDFORD

Massachusetts

RICHARD GLOCK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled93

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

JULIE GENTILE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled93

DAYTON

Ohio

DAVID BENNION MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled93

PAYSON

Utah

LILIA WEXLEY M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled93

LOS ANGELES

California

ILYA RACHMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled92

LOS ANGELES

California

ANGEL GOMEZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled90

COAMO

Puerto Rico

ARVINDER KAUL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled90

LAUREL

Mississippi

DANA TROTTER MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled90

NAPLES

Florida

LETITIA COVACI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled89

LANCASTER

Pennsylvania

CHANDOS TACKETT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled89

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

ALAN FELDMAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled88

LARGO

Florida

VILOR SHPITALNIK M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled88

BROOKLYN

New York

ELEONORA FEDONENKO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled87

LOS ANGELES

California

MARINA KOVALEVSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled87

LOS ANGELES

California

LORI LORD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled87

BEAUFORT

South Carolina

STEPHEN DOLLINS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled85

ROGERS

Arkansas

ALEXANDER POKOV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled85

BALTIMORE

Maryland

ROMMEL GO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled84

ALBERTVILLE

Alabama

ADAM BUTERA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled84

WICHITA FALLS

Texas

HOANG TIEU M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled84

FRESNO

California

MEHRDAD GHAFFARI M.D.

Sleep Medicine

Claims Filled83

ALTOONA

Pennsylvania

AVIVA IOFEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled83

LOS ANGELES

California

FRANCISCO PARRA MD

Addiction Psychiatry

Claims Filled83

MANATI

Puerto Rico

JERALD SIMMONS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled83

HOUSTON

Texas