ProPublica

Journalism in the Public Interest

Prescriber Checkup

Prescriber Checkup » TEMAZEPAM

TEMAZEPAM

Restoril (Temazepam) is a benzodiazepine. It affects chemicals in the brain to calm down your nervous system, helping you sleep and be less anxious. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

3.58M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 88 of 3362

$48.8M
Retail Cost

Rank: 410 of 3362

714,706
Patients

Rank: 117 of 3362

189,871
Prescribers

Rank: 120 of 3362

More info on TEMAZEPAM »

Information courtesy of

54%

of people say

it's worth it

54%

of people say

it worked well

23%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 144,629 793,816 $8.19M
California 108,927 483,888 $8.56M
Texas 54,547 240,421 $3.64M
Pennsylvania 23,728 121,264 $1.95M
Georgia 22,524 105,900 $1.43M
North Carolina 20,587 104,354 $1.49M
Michigan 19,253 86,766 $1.62M
Arizona 18,884 85,052 $1.2M
Ohio 17,010 82,368 $1.41M
Tennessee 15,539 78,355 $1.02M
South Carolina 14,955 76,015 $917K
Alabama 15,754 74,453 $864K
Illinois 15,143 69,613 $1.13M
Missouri 12,668 67,055 $785K
Louisiana 14,198 66,141 $882K
New Jersey 13,244 59,498 $1.15M
Oklahoma 11,740 56,549 $675K
Virginia 11,061 53,523 $879K
Kentucky 9,547 51,703 $633K
New York 11,992 51,331 $810K
Nevada 10,723 49,160 $512K
Indiana 9,786 46,948 $694K
Arkansas 9,137 41,972 $469K
Mississippi 8,927 40,438 $432K
Colorado 7,566 37,805 $630K
Wisconsin 6,734 35,493 $519K
Washington 7,535 34,914 $550K
West Virginia 5,158 27,721 $321K
Kansas 4,593 24,096 $310K
Massachusetts 4,823 23,935 $437K
Oregon 4,856 22,578 $357K
Minnesota 4,111 21,563 $453K
Iowa 3,281 18,774 $258K
Utah 3,567 18,089 $201K
Connecticut 3,635 17,762 $358K
Maryland 3,886 17,041 $333K
New Mexico 3,715 16,896 $212K
Nebraska 2,165 12,498 $158K
Idaho 2,123 10,061 $133K
Montana 1,662 8,828 $115K
Rhode Island 1,626 8,683 $134K
New Hampshire 1,631 8,342 $150K
Maine 1,460 6,945 $156K
Delaware 1,382 6,389 $125K
South Dakota 907 5,220 $62.4K
Hawaii 1,093 4,729 $78K
Vermont 800 4,244 $52.4K
North Dakota 634 3,158 $38.4K
Wyoming 491 2,197 $31.1K
Alaska 428 1,870 $31.5K
District of Columbia 315 1,170 $25.7K
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 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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 »

Incorrect Info?

If you are a provider and you believe your address is incorrect, check the listing you created on the National Provider Identifier registry. If you change your listing, send a note to checkup@propublica.org and we will update your information. If you have other questions about this data, send a note to checkup@propublica.org.

Top prescribers for TEMAZEPAM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
AUSBERTO BIANCHI MD

Claims Filled974

MIAMI

Florida

YAN SUAREZ MD

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled968

BRONX

New York

ARTURO SUAREZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled966

HIALEAH

Florida

ESDRAS LOPEZ MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled963

MIAMI

Florida

ABIMAEL RIVERA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled949

RIO GRANDE

Puerto Rico

JACQUELINE DIAZ M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled943

GUAYNABO

Puerto Rico

JAVIER BATISTA

Family Medicine

Claims Filled941

HIALEAH

Florida

MITCHELL PERELMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled938

BOYNTON BEACH

Florida

JUSTO VILLANUEVA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled936

HIALEAH

Florida

MILAGROS ORTIZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled933

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

MANUEL GONZALEZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled905

MIAMI

Florida

INGRID ALICEA BERRIOS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled898

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico

RAMON GOMEZ-PEREZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled882

MIAMI

Florida

HUMBERTO SUAREZ TORRES MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled880

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

SHODHAN PATEL MD

Psychologist

Claims Filled878

NEW PORT RICHEY

Florida

VALENTIN ESTRADA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled877

MIAMI

Florida

MARIBEL AGUILERA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled872

AVENTURA

Florida

ENRIQUE FERNANDEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled870

MIAMI

Florida

AJAIB MANN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled867

PLANTATION

Florida

ELISEL VERA-GALVAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled866

NEW PORT RICHEY

Florida

JOSE ZAMORA-ALVAREZ

Psychiatry

Claims Filled863

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

CARLA FRIDMAN

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled857

MIAMI

Florida

MARGARITA LERMO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled853

MIAMI

Florida

JOSEFINA FONTANILLS

Family Medicine

Claims Filled853

MIAMI

Florida

ARIEL RAMIREZ NAVARRO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled851

MIAMI

Florida