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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
TODD ROBINSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled229

CEDARTOWN

Georgia

JONATHAN KATZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled229

BLOOMINGTON

Minnesota

THOMAS BAUCH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled229

PHOENIX

Arizona

PHILIP ROBERTS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled229

SANDY

Utah

LAKSHMAN RAO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled229

ERWIN

North Carolina

JAMES BLACKWELL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled230

DALTON

Georgia

RALPH BARR MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled230

COLUMBIA

Tennessee

JEFFREY KLOPPER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled230

SMYRNA

Georgia

KURT HARRIS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled230

PALM HARBOR

Florida

DAVID FLEMMING MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled230

PEARL

Mississippi

NAVIN JAIN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled230

TOLEDO

Ohio

MARTHA PRECIADO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled230

LOS ANGELES

California

SHUANG BAI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled230

SAN BERNARDINO

California

WILLIAM KNAPP D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled230

FLORISSANT

Missouri

ERIC WOLFSON D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled230

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

JEFFREY PRICE M.D.

Medical Genetics, PhD Medical Genetics

Claims Filled230

CLANTON

Alabama

THOMAS COOK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled230

HIXSON

Tennessee

PATRICIA VANOVER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled230

HAYSI

Virginia

ROBERT JANTZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled230

LEBANON

Tennessee

FERNANDO MOLINA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled230

ROME

Georgia

ROBERT SHULTZ M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled230

LANCASTER

Pennsylvania

GAIL WANGERIN PHD RN CS

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Claims Filled230

LAWRENCE

Massachusetts

SRILAKSHMI PISATI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled230

CINCINNATI

Ohio

GEORGIE STANFORD M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled230

FLORENCE

Alabama

DAVID LEHMAN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled230

SACRAMENTO

California