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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 »

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Top prescribers for ZALEPLON

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ANABEL LOPEZ-RIVERA M.D.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Adult Mental Health

Claims Filled75

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

ROBERT COOPER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled74

OXFORD

Mississippi

LEAH DICKERSON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled73

JEFFERSONVILLE

Indiana

VICOTR MARIANO MERCEDES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled72

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

DANIEL SANCHEZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled72

WEST NEW YORK

New Jersey

ALEXANDER MESKI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled72

CARROLLTON

Georgia

AMIR ALI HUSSAINI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled72

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

WILLIAM ACKERMAN MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled72

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

WALTER PHARR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled70

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

CHRISTOPHER HEATHER RN, CNS, APN

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatric/Mental Health, Adult

Claims Filled69

LEBANON

Ohio

SANJIV PATEL MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled68

MASON

Ohio

ARTURO LOGRONO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled67

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

PAMELA ROGERS PMHNP

Psychiatry

Claims Filled67

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

MARINA SAKSONOVA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled67

REGO PARK

New York

JAMES CUELLAR MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled67

WENTZVILLE

Missouri

NINA LOGVINENKO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled66

FAIR LAWN

New Jersey

PAMELA ARCHULETA NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled66

BOISE

Idaho

ARLENE SULLIVAN ANP

Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care

Claims Filled65

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

RAISA MITELMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled65

NEW YORK

New York

JOHN GRACE M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled65

CRYSTAL RIVER

Florida

AVIVA IOFEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled65

LOS ANGELES

California

BORIS BORODULIN M.D.

Psychologist

Claims Filled65

EAST BRUNSWICK

New Jersey

RICHARD GLOCK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled64

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

HOWARD SMITH MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled63

DALLAS

Texas

BERNARDO PASCUAL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled63

HIALEAH

Florida