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AMBIEN CR

ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE

Ambien (Zolpidem) is in a class of drugs called sedative-hypnotics. Researchers don't know exactly how it works, but it interacts with your brain to make you relaxed and sleepy. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Ambien

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

30.2K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 950 of 3362

$10.9M
Retail Cost

Rank: 795 of 3362

5,113
Patients

Rank: 1107 of 3362

6,067
Prescribers

Rank: 974 of 3362

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66%

of people say

it's worth it

50%

of people say

it worked well

16%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 880 4,457 $1.24M
New York 595 4,165 $1.38M
Florida 381 1,871 $798K
Texas 329 1,712 $681K
New Jersey 334 1,667 $757K
Pennsylvania 215 1,181 $483K
North Carolina 144 913 $355K
Ohio 142 908 $355K
Illinois 137 768 $297K
Georgia 121 723 $243K
Colorado 120 681 $202K
Maryland 120 641 $211K
Minnesota 89 627 $264K
Massachusetts 84 592 $224K
Connecticut 98 585 $243K
Michigan 108 560 $234K
Virginia 96 528 $177K
Wisconsin 77 515 $200K
Arizona 98 491 $214K
Tennessee 83 483 $175K
Missouri 65 457 $154K
South Carolina 74 425 $170K
Oregon 79 394 $97.8K
Indiana 67 386 $149K
Washington 69 385 $111K
Louisiana 60 354 $123K
Alabama 53 333 $120K
Kentucky 38 252 $93.3K
Oklahoma 44 246 $85.7K
Iowa 33 198 $72.1K
Utah 24 193 $63.5K
Arkansas 23 182 $61.4K
New Hampshire 25 171 $72.5K
West Virginia 22 171 $56.9K
Nevada 36 170 $64.9K
Idaho 19 163 $55K
Hawaii 36 155 $46K
Maine 22 147 $55.2K
Mississippi 20 146 $49.2K
Vermont 24 138 $49.9K
Delaware 32 122 $59.4K
Nebraska 18 118 $49.8K
Kansas 20 114 $41K
District of Columbia 15 86 $25.9K
Montana 14 76 $27.8K
New Mexico 20 75 $27.4K
Rhode Island 11 74 $23K
Alaska 11 74 $26.2K
South Dakota 42 $16.1K
North Dakota 38 $12.3K
Wyoming 16 $4,264
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 »

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Top prescribers for AMBIEN CR

Provider Medicare Claims City State
TSILYA BASS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled56

LOS ANGELES

California