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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 »


Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JOHN HEWITT PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled74

29 PALMS

California

MYRIAM HUTCHINSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled229

ABBEVILLE

Louisiana

CHARLES KOLB MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled111

ABBEVILLE

South Carolina

HEIDI RODILLO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled74

ABBEVILLE

South Carolina

RONALD LAHASKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled623

ABBEVILLE

Louisiana

CYNTHIA PREIS APRN

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatric/Mental Health, Adult

Claims Filled110

ABBEVILLE

Louisiana

HOWARD ALLEMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled101

ABBEVILLE

Louisiana

KEITH SCOTT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled87

ABBEVILLE

South Carolina

LINDSAY WILES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ABBEVILLE

South Carolina

RICHARD BENDINGER D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled263

ABBEVILLE

Alabama

RICHARD MEADOWS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled106

ABBEVILLE

Alabama

DAWNE HERSHBERGER F.N.P.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled71

ABBEVILLE

South Carolina

WAYNE MOUNTS PAC

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled56

ABBEVILLE

South Carolina

BRUCE JOHNSTON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled122

ABBEVILLE

South Carolina

SCOTT HAGA PAC

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled100

ABERDEEN

Washington

RONALD ROVANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled113

ABERDEEN

South Dakota

DAVID WACHS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled72

ABERDEEN

South Dakota

ROGER WADDELL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled72

ABERDEEN

North Carolina

DANIEL CANFIELD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled63

ABERDEEN

Washington

VINCENT BARKER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled65

ABERDEEN

Mississippi

PHILIP GIBBS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled155

ABERDEEN

Washington

SHAWN CASSADY M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled56

ABERDEEN

Maryland

HELOISE WESTBROOK MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled51

ABERDEEN

South Dakota

JULIETTE ERICKSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled87

ABERDEEN

Washington

TIMOTHY WATERMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled87

ABERDEEN

South Dakota