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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
DANIEL MCGRANE M.D., P.A.

Specialist

Claims Filled137

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

SYED SAFDAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled215

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

ABDUL GHANI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled119

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

JOSEPH NYSTROM MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled80

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

JUAN CEVALLOS MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled193

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

DOMINIC GONZALEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled70

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

SALMA AKHTER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled85

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

VIJAY DESAI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled89

ZEPHRYHILLS

Florida

NASIM YACOB MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled109

ZEELAND

Michigan

COLIN HERD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

ZEELAND

Michigan

ANNICA WAALKES MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

ZEELAND

Michigan

FARASAT ASHRAF M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled131

ZEBULON

North Carolina

DEAN BLAKELEY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled194

ZEBULON

North Carolina

JEFFREY WEBER PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled180

ZEBULON

North Carolina

SHELLY WEST MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled62

ZEBULON

North Carolina

KAREN JONES FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled73

ZEBULON

North Carolina

MICHAEL ZIMMERER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled67

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

ANTHONY FLAREY DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled99

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

WILLIAM SHADE

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled117

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

PAUL KNIGHT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled137

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

ISMET OZKAZANC M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled106

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

TIMOTHY ICKES PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled74

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

DANIEL SCHEERER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled65

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

MUKESH RANGWANI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled105

ZANESVILLE

Ohio

DUANE POOL MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled68

ZANESVILLE

Ohio