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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
BENJAMIN SMITH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled195

CARTERSVILLE

Georgia

PHIL ALDRICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled195

CARSON CITY

Nevada

CHARMAINE EARLE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled195

VICTORVILLE

California

MAXIM CHASANOV M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled195

DEERFIELD

Illinois

WALTER JOHNSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled195

FARGO

North Dakota

ANDREW DUKES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled195

HARTSELLE

Alabama

DEBORAH BRANTLY MS, CNS

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled195

FAIRFAX

Oklahoma

MITCHELL SCHUSTER MD PA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled195

BOCA RATON

Florida

DORY FUNK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled195

PAONIA

Colorado

NAVEED MAHFOOZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled196

CARO

Michigan

CONSTANCE RIQUELME R.N.

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatric/Mental Health, Adult

Claims Filled196

CHILLICOTHE

Ohio

OHAN KARATOPRAK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled196

FORT LEE

New Jersey

LAWRENCE COULEHAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled196

DENVER

Colorado

FELIX ADETUNJI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled196

GOODLETTSVILLE

Tennessee

VLADIMIR OSIPOV

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled196

STATEN ISLAND

New York

MHAMAD JIBRINI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled196

CINCINNATI

Ohio

MELINDA STAHLEY RN, APN

Registered Nurse

Claims Filled196

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

ALICJA RAFALOWSKI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled196

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

MICHELLE DAVIS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled196

KENNER

Louisiana

CRAIG FURRY MD

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Rural Health

Claims Filled196

DU QUOIN

Illinois

CHRISTINE RAYNER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled196

JOHNSTON

Rhode Island

AREF WAPPI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled196

BONITA SPRINGS

Florida

PAUL GRANDON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled196

DELHI

Louisiana

DIONICIO ALVAREZ

Nephrology

Claims Filled196

EL PASO

Texas

MARIAM MANOUKIAN

Claims Filled196

MOUNTAIN VIEW

California