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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
MICHAEL WANGER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled164

CLEARWATER

Florida

RICHARD CASSONE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled164

INDIANA

Pennsylvania

VLADIMIR MATHIEU MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled164

NAPLES

Florida

EMAN KALDAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled164

AUGUSTA

Georgia

PEARL GOVEA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled164

FLORENCE

Alabama

LYNNE MOWER APRN

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatric/Mental Health, Adult

Claims Filled164

HYANNIS

Massachusetts

JOHN MARSELLA MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled164

DOTHAN

Alabama

DANIEL WOODLIFF M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled164

JACKSON

Mississippi

MICHAEL BRAUN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled164

LIHUE

Hawaii

JOHN CRAWFORD D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled164

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

VINOD MALHOTRA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled164

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

California

EMILIA MURRAY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled164

NAPLES

Florida

TULSI BICE M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled164

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

MICHAEL CASEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled164

SLIDELL

Louisiana

BARRY WILLIAMS M.D.

Addiction Medicine

Claims Filled164

WINSTON-SALEM

North Carolina

ANNA KAGAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled164

LOS ANGELES

California

JOHN SAMPLES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled164

RANCHO MIRAGE

California

ERIC WEST MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled164

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

WAGDY GIRGIS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled164

BROOKLYN

New York

PAUL ALBANO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled164

STATEN ISLAND

New York

FADY TOHME MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled164

DANDRIDGE

Tennessee

JEFFREY NEBELSIECK MD

Specialist

Claims Filled164

PHOENIX

Arizona

THOMAS MCCULLOH DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled164

ARDMORE

Oklahoma

GERALD WATKINS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled164

PANORAMA CITY

California

STEVE EKLUND M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled164

SAN BERNARDINO

California