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ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE

Zolpidem is used to treat insomnia (difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep). Zolpidem belongs to a class of medications called sedative-hypnotics. It works by slowing activity in the brain to allow sleep. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

9.57M
Medicare Part D Claims
$111M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 1,259,680 $10.9M
Florida 950,502 $8.92M
New York 837,698 $8.59M
Texas 730,744 $7.35M
Pennsylvania 453,996 $4.71M
North Carolina 433,455 $4.37M
Ohio 384,252 $4.7M
Georgia 381,352 $3.88M
Tennessee 344,908 $2.95M
Illinois 312,052 $3M
New Jersey 304,383 $3.11M
Missouri 252,978 $2.64M
Michigan 248,584 $2.19M
Alabama 244,870 $2.44M
Puerto Rico 231,269 $1.85M
Virginia 215,340 $2.17M
Louisiana 206,989 $1.72M
Indiana 206,681 $2.05M
South Carolina 202,222 $2.02M
Kentucky 194,051 $1.8M
Arizona 183,065 $2.09M
Massachusetts 182,591 $2.91M
Washington 175,698 $1.58M
Wisconsin 164,778 $1.61M
Oklahoma 161,935 $1.73M
Mississippi 154,171 $1.31M
Arkansas 149,038 $1.38M
Minnesota 147,040 $1.21M
Colorado 139,920 $1.45M
Oregon 132,103 $1.17M
Connecticut 130,712 $1.43M
Maryland 120,636 $1.26M
Iowa 111,436 $903K
Kansas 104,211 $994K
West Virginia 96,439 $916K
Nevada 93,866 $785K
Utah 90,375 $920K
Nebraska 66,591 $596K
New Mexico 63,321 $603K
Idaho 61,736 $671K
Maine 49,843 $569K
Rhode Island 42,759 $721K
New Hampshire 38,085 $397K
Montana 35,896 $354K
Delaware 29,058 $349K
Hawaii 28,318 $402K
South Dakota 26,892 $231K
North Dakota 22,714 $204K
Vermont 22,101 $224K
Wyoming 14,974 $142K
District of Columbia 11,594 $111K
Alaska 11,013 $135K
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
NATVARLAL PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled195

BATAVIA

Ohio

MAURICE WILKINSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled195

SHINER

Texas

JEFFREY ROTHSTEIN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled195

HOLLYWOOD

Florida

PHILIP MONGELLUZZO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled195

WATERBURY

Connecticut

OLADELE ADEBOGUN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled195

TEXARKANA

Arkansas

MARILYN JULIAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled195

EL PASO

Texas

GREGORY GLANCE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled195

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

CAROL RENKE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled195

RANCHO MIRAGE

California

WILLIAM DURHAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled195

CORBIN

Kentucky

ZAVEEN KUREISHY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled195

GLEN DALE

West Virginia

TIMOTHY HART MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled195

ASHLAND

Kentucky

LEONARD MATTES M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled195

NEW YORK

New York

THOMAS FUTRELL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled195

THOMASVILLE

North Carolina

AL HARLEY MD PHD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled195

FLORENCE

South Carolina

CHRISTOPHER SWARD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled195

CARTERSVILLE

Georgia

VAUGHN SMITH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled195

OROVILLE

California

SUMANLAL KANERIA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled195

BINGHAMTON

New York

HUGH HALL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled195

BARDSTOWN

Kentucky

FREDERICK KAPLAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled195

PLAINVIEW

New York

RAJA TALLURI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled195

VACHERIE

Louisiana

RAAFAT ATTIA-HANNA M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled195

PLYMOUTH

Massachusetts

STEPHEN SOLOWAY M.D.,FACP.,FACR.,CCD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled195

VINELAND

New Jersey

DANNY MCFALL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled195

FLORENCE

Alabama

SYED ALAM M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled195

BAKERSFIELD

California

JOSEPH CHI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled195

MIAMI

Florida