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ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE

Zolpidem is used to treat insomnia (difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep). Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

10.1M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 31 of 3362

$79.6M
Retail Cost

Rank: 293 of 3362

2,134,655
Patients

Rank: 40 of 3362

362,959
Prescribers

Rank: 33 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 247,725 1,074,653 $9.26M
New York 156,743 791,522 $5.3M
Florida 174,357 725,748 $5.63M
Texas 147,117 660,970 $5.31M
Pennsylvania 87,207 426,243 $3.15M
North Carolina 83,714 426,197 $3.39M
Georgia 75,888 366,799 $3.05M
Ohio 73,877 349,660 $3.24M
New Jersey 67,118 298,199 $2.53M
Tennessee 56,561 280,097 $1.9M
Michigan 65,724 271,610 $2.14M
Illinois 63,591 268,682 $2.26M
Missouri 45,322 234,250 $1.97M
South Carolina 43,661 209,128 $1.52M
Alabama 43,692 208,704 $1.38M
Virginia 42,988 191,707 $1.67M
Massachusetts 37,451 190,925 $1.45M
Indiana 39,388 185,750 $1.61M
Louisiana 36,351 172,725 $1.3M
Arizona 42,860 164,971 $1.46M
Wisconsin 33,320 159,619 $1.43M
Kentucky 30,061 153,342 $1.28M
Washington 36,670 151,172 $1.16M
Oklahoma 28,769 140,348 $1.21M
Arkansas 26,988 132,143 $955K
Connecticut 26,812 129,293 $1.17M
Colorado 31,877 128,533 $1.11M
Mississippi 24,239 121,041 $901K
Maryland 26,889 120,497 $1.01M
Minnesota 27,068 119,643 $994K
Oregon 23,642 96,693 $652K
Kansas 19,317 96,611 $784K
Iowa 20,075 90,885 $687K
West Virginia 15,398 81,588 $622K
Utah 17,585 80,558 $581K
Nevada 18,928 74,670 $575K
Nebraska 11,542 56,061 $457K
Idaho 11,226 47,911 $356K
New Mexico 11,927 46,946 $414K
Maine 9,425 42,382 $331K
Rhode Island 7,467 40,247 $282K
New Hampshire 7,743 36,730 $307K
Delaware 6,705 30,672 $292K
Montana 6,825 28,192 $218K
Hawaii 6,920 24,032 $188K
South Dakota 4,881 21,005 $170K
Vermont 4,279 19,935 $175K
North Dakota 4,287 18,596 $163K
District of Columbia 3,380 13,207 $109K
Wyoming 3,034 12,194 $100K
Alaska 2,183 9,563 $87.4K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions 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
WILLIAM HANDY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled178

ABINGDON

Virginia

BRUCE HIGINBOTHOM M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled210

ABINGDON

Virginia

JAMES GARDNER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled63

ABINGDON

Virginia

SIMON PENNINGS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled181

ABINGDON

Virginia

ALISON WHITMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled112

ABINGDON

Virginia

TOMMY LIVESAY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled84

ABINGDON

Virginia

MARY DAWSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled56

ABINGDON

Virginia

GARY JORDAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

ABINGTON

Massachusetts

SUDHA JAIRAJ M. D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled139

ABINGTON

Pennsylvania

RICHARD LORDS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

ABINGTON

Massachusetts

HAL HOCKFIELD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled189

ABINGTON

Pennsylvania

KEVIN ZAKRZEWSKI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled118

ABINGTON

Pennsylvania

JAMES MAHONEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled88

ABINGTON

Pennsylvania

JOSEPH MCALLISTER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled180

ABINGTON

Pennsylvania

BENNETT COZEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled113

ABINGTON

Pennsylvania

SUNDEE GABLE

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled123

ABINGTON

Pennsylvania

LILIAN JALIL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled86

ABINGTON

Pennsylvania

MICHAEL MUSHO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled62

ABINGTON

Pennsylvania

GRACE FIORENTINO DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

ABSECON

New Jersey

DIEGO FIORENTINO DO FACP

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

ABSECON

New Jersey

RITA KAMMIEL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled110

ABSECON

New Jersey

LAURA BRUNSEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled64

ACKLEY

Iowa

SCOTT PAPARELLO D.O.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled70

ACTON

Massachusetts

EBON BOURNE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

ACWORTH

Georgia

BHAWNA KHANNA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled90

ACWORTH

Georgia