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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 2012
Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

11.7M
Medicare Part D Claims
$87.8M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 1,318,580 $9.45M
Florida 1,017,929 $7.93M
New York 875,535 $6.97M
Texas 763,605 $5.44M
Pennsylvania 475,958 $3.49M
North Carolina 449,439 $3.27M
Georgia 404,452 $2.92M
Ohio 394,029 $4.02M
Tennessee 353,459 $2.4M
New Jersey 336,042 $2.38M
Illinois 324,250 $2.46M
Michigan 287,966 $2.16M
Missouri 265,504 $1.91M
Alabama 262,417 $1.65M
Louisiana 225,890 $1.44M
Virginia 224,524 $1.95M
South Carolina 220,751 $1.59M
Indiana 214,365 $1.76M
Kentucky 198,678 $1.6M
Arizona 198,101 $1.87M
Massachusetts 198,095 $1.59M
Washington 185,829 $1.25M
Wisconsin 177,836 $1.36M
Oklahoma 168,561 $1.29M
Mississippi 163,374 $1.04M
Arkansas 161,254 $1.01M
Minnesota 151,483 $1.1M
Colorado 151,257 $1.13M
Connecticut 142,678 $1.13M
Oregon 137,210 $957K
Maryland 124,691 $939K
Iowa 116,834 $770K
Kansas 110,577 $799K
Nevada 103,312 $728K
West Virginia 100,562 $734K
Utah 96,923 $714K
Nebraska 70,131 $471K
New Mexico 65,935 $508K
Idaho 65,735 $595K
Maine 52,077 $404K
Rhode Island 46,654 $604K
New Hampshire 40,685 $318K
Montana 38,196 $310K
Delaware 30,089 $235K
Hawaii 29,226 $298K
South Dakota 27,340 $205K
North Dakota 22,913 $168K
Vermont 22,566 $151K
Wyoming 15,902 $112K
District of Columbia 12,117 $81.2K
Alaska 11,654 $129K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MANUEL PALAFOX DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled164

EL PASO

Texas

MALCOLM ROBERTS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled164

WINTER HAVEN

Florida

JULIO RAMIREZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled164

BRONX

New York

DANIEL MEETZE MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled164

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

CHUN RYU M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled164

SANTA ANA

California

AHSAN KATHAWALA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled164

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

RAJIV AHUJA M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled164

FREMONT

California

SUSAN RICE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled164

LA GRANDE

Oregon

SIDNEY JONES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled164

RICHMOND

Virginia

KURT MOEHRING DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled164

RED BLUFF

California

ROBERT LAWLOR MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled164

DEVON

Pennsylvania

WHITNEY SLADE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled164

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

PETER SCHOEPS DO

Claims Filled164

FARMINGTON

Michigan

ROBERT GUNNELL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled164

GRANT

Michigan

ROZY WANI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled164

BATAVIA

New York

DANIEL SMITH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled164

TEMPLE

Texas

TARA MARINO APRN

Licensed Practical Nurse

Claims Filled164

VINELAND

New Jersey

DANA BONEZZI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled164

WOOSTER

Ohio

ASIF KAMAL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled164

PORT CHARLOTTE

Florida

RANDY FLORENDO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled164

GREENBRIER

Tennessee

RICHARD FERNANDEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled164

MIAMI

Florida

REBECCA GAMBLE PAC

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled164

INDIANA

Pennsylvania

SARAH RIDGEWAY APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care

Claims Filled164

FOLKSTON

Georgia

MONA CASTLE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled164

OXFORD

Mississippi

EUGENE ZAK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled164

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts