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AMBIEN

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

35.7K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 892 of 3238

$11.1M
Retail Cost

Rank: 757 of 3238

7,353
Patients

Rank: 958 of 3238

8,033
Prescribers

Rank: 835 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 1,246 7,321 $1.92M
California 897 3,897 $1.24M
New Jersey 604 2,782 $1M
Florida 637 2,444 $818K
Texas 439 1,931 $622K
Pennsylvania 313 1,568 $510K
Massachusetts 170 942 $318K
North Carolina 190 886 $264K
Illinois 176 849 $267K
Ohio 167 790 $248K
Wisconsin 122 778 $244K
Minnesota 129 731 $236K
Maryland 114 692 $220K
Georgia 148 614 $186K
Arizona 150 598 $207K
Connecticut 113 579 $188K
Michigan 134 519 $193K
Virginia 103 474 $153K
Tennessee 115 456 $131K
Louisiana 116 444 $124K
Alabama 84 402 $114K
Washington 74 372 $112K
Oregon 71 366 $118K
Indiana 90 358 $120K
Colorado 77 340 $108K
South Carolina 79 324 $97.6K
Kentucky 64 320 $90.6K
Maine 60 304 $105K
Missouri 62 274 $84.2K
Iowa 31 209 $56.2K
Arkansas 33 208 $62.7K
Hawaii 52 203 $62.4K
Nevada 49 198 $60.8K
Vermont 25 196 $53.1K
Oklahoma 47 190 $59K
Nebraska 27 180 $66.7K
Utah 33 175 $53.8K
West Virginia 28 155 $47.5K
New Mexico 40 142 $47.6K
Idaho 25 135 $37.8K
New Hampshire 31 125 $47.8K
Rhode Island 23 109 $35.8K
Kansas 24 106 $37.8K
Mississippi 26 105 $31.5K
Delaware 26 101 $31.9K
Montana 16 77 $19.9K
Alaska 11 62 $21.8K
North Dakota 61 $18.2K
South Dakota 11 58 $11.9K
District of Columbia 14 47 $16.2K
Wyoming 47 $13.8K
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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