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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
PATRICIA BURCH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled77

MOBILE

Alabama

LUIS PINEDA MD, MSHA

Specialist

Claims Filled121

VESTAVIA

Alabama

PAULA BUGAY M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled57

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

THOMAS KINCER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled63

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

KATHY SPARACINO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled100

DECATUR

Alabama

MICHELE JORDAN M.D

General Practice

Claims Filled77

TRUSSVILLE

Alabama

ILYAS SHAIKH MD

Neurology

Claims Filled52

MOBILE

Alabama

LEESHA ELLIS-COX M.D., M.P.H.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled52

CULLMAN

Alabama

CHIVERS WOODRUFF M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled100

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

CHRISTOPHER JENKINS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled95

MOBILE

Alabama

THOMAS MYERS M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled56

MOBILE

Alabama

ANNA DAVIS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled86

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

IQBAL SINGH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled184

SELMA

Alabama

LESLIE HARRIS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled150

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

JOANNE SMITH D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled169

ANDALUSIA

Alabama

JOHN WAPLES M.D.

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled79

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

DAVID WILSON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled233

CLANTON

Alabama

JOHN STRUNK M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled274

DOTHAN

Alabama

MARSHALL BOONE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled211

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

BRUCE WILLIAMS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled67

ENTERPRISE

Alabama

ROBERT ROE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled173

ELBERTA

Alabama

EDWIN RUTSKY MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled56

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

CAROLINE ABOLADE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled92

GADSDEN

Alabama

SCOTT HITCHCOCK D.O.

Neurology

Claims Filled55

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

DOLORES VICTORIA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled65

HEFLIN

Alabama