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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. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

11.5M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 23 of 3238

$81.7M
Retail Cost

Rank: 250 of 3238

2,320,706
Patients

Rank: 32 of 3238

374,345
Prescribers

Rank: 29 of 3238

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66%

of people say

it's worth it

49%

of people say

it worked well

16%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 279,029 1,257,366 $9.01M
New York 168,368 908,538 $5.85M
Florida 199,737 885,274 $6.45M
Texas 163,309 766,916 $5.27M
Pennsylvania 94,146 481,350 $3.52M
North Carolina 88,707 459,917 $3.2M
Georgia 79,230 392,959 $2.73M
Ohio 80,910 391,930 $3.43M
New Jersey 69,866 326,785 $2.23M
Tennessee 65,286 323,370 $2.08M
Michigan 71,535 306,798 $2.32M
Illinois 65,877 302,853 $2.26M
Alabama 50,149 270,127 $1.62M
Missouri 48,362 250,800 $1.76M
Virginia 46,081 209,918 $1.71M
Indiana 43,647 209,278 $1.7M
South Carolina 41,127 209,222 $1.4M
Louisiana 40,564 199,817 $1.2M
Massachusetts 38,651 199,260 $1.2M
Arizona 44,948 192,796 $1.64M
Wisconsin 35,223 175,774 $1.39M
Washington 39,683 174,390 $1.09M
Kentucky 33,874 174,215 $1.43M
Oklahoma 30,764 157,840 $1.12M
Arkansas 29,386 152,079 $894K
Colorado 31,581 141,218 $1.09M
Mississippi 27,392 138,867 $834K
Minnesota 29,126 138,753 $1.01M
Connecticut 28,077 137,822 $1.09M
Oregon 27,652 127,772 $773K
Maryland 27,240 122,631 $913K
Iowa 22,095 110,522 $704K
Kansas 21,129 104,620 $766K
Utah 18,533 95,317 $600K
Nevada 21,369 93,002 $617K
West Virginia 17,042 92,605 $619K
Nebraska 12,649 65,541 $437K
New Mexico 13,356 60,765 $490K
Idaho 12,453 59,969 $353K
Maine 10,226 47,214 $358K
Rhode Island 7,936 44,374 $258K
New Hampshire 8,066 38,307 $307K
Montana 7,480 33,042 $214K
Delaware 7,195 32,334 $258K
Hawaii 7,453 29,044 $205K
South Dakota 5,306 25,480 $181K
North Dakota 4,679 22,171 $152K
Vermont 4,294 20,431 $134K
District of Columbia 3,580 14,058 $97K
Wyoming 3,108 13,298 $91.2K
Alaska 2,390 10,243 $73.5K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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
GWENDOLYN CRENSHAW APN, FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

EDWARD DILL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

GUILFORD

Connecticut

SHANNON DOOLEY N. P.

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

PAOLI

Indiana

TERRI DICKEY FNP

Registered Nurse

Claims Filled50

MADERA

California

TISHA DOOLEY CFNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

GONZALES

Louisiana

DAVID DROSICK MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

CINCINNATI

Ohio

SUNITA DESHMUKH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

GRESHAM

Oregon

COLIN CURRAN MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

ROBERT DEVEREAUX MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

California

TARAS DIDENKO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

MAYWOOD

Illinois

DIANA DRAKULICH APRN

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

EATONTOWN

New Jersey

DOUGLAS DUCHEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

TRUMBULL

Connecticut

ANDREA DROWN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MARYSVILLE

Washington

GERARD DELMONICO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PHILLIPSBURG

New Jersey

PAULINA ESSAH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

RICHMOND

Virginia

MIRNA ELIAS M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LOS ANGELES

California

DANIEL FEDDERSEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

AMES

Iowa

JOSE FERNANDEZ CUEVAS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

ISLA VERDE

Puerto Rico

MICHAEL DOWLING MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ARDEN

North Carolina

FABIO ECHAVARRIA M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CLERMONT

Florida

DONALD DUBOIS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SKOWHEGAN

Maine

JULIAN ESPINO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SACRAMENTO

California

LUCILLE FRIAL-CARRASCO DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MARGATE

Florida

CLIFTON ETIENNE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WESTMINSTER

Colorado

RANDOLPH GAMEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas