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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 2012
Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

11.7M
Medicare Part D Claims
$87.8M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 1,318,580 $9.45M
Florida 1,017,929 $7.93M
New York 875,535 $6.97M
Texas 763,605 $5.44M
Pennsylvania 475,958 $3.49M
North Carolina 449,439 $3.27M
Georgia 404,452 $2.92M
Ohio 394,029 $4.02M
Tennessee 353,459 $2.4M
New Jersey 336,042 $2.38M
Illinois 324,250 $2.46M
Michigan 287,966 $2.16M
Missouri 265,504 $1.91M
Alabama 262,417 $1.65M
Louisiana 225,890 $1.44M
Virginia 224,524 $1.95M
South Carolina 220,751 $1.59M
Indiana 214,365 $1.76M
Kentucky 198,678 $1.6M
Arizona 198,101 $1.87M
Massachusetts 198,095 $1.59M
Washington 185,829 $1.25M
Wisconsin 177,836 $1.36M
Oklahoma 168,561 $1.29M
Mississippi 163,374 $1.04M
Arkansas 161,254 $1.01M
Minnesota 151,483 $1.1M
Colorado 151,257 $1.13M
Connecticut 142,678 $1.13M
Oregon 137,210 $957K
Maryland 124,691 $939K
Iowa 116,834 $770K
Kansas 110,577 $799K
Nevada 103,312 $728K
West Virginia 100,562 $734K
Utah 96,923 $714K
Nebraska 70,131 $471K
New Mexico 65,935 $508K
Idaho 65,735 $595K
Maine 52,077 $404K
Rhode Island 46,654 $604K
New Hampshire 40,685 $318K
Montana 38,196 $310K
Delaware 30,089 $235K
Hawaii 29,226 $298K
South Dakota 27,340 $205K
North Dakota 22,913 $168K
Vermont 22,566 $151K
Wyoming 15,902 $112K
District of Columbia 12,117 $81.2K
Alaska 11,654 $129K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost 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
MYRTA LOPEZ VAZQUEZ MD GEN

General Practice

Claims Filled50

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

FRANCISCO ESTRADA FERNANDEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

FRANCISCO SERRANO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled51

GUAYNABO

Puerto Rico

IVAN CEREZO DE LA ROSA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled63

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

ALBERTO ROSARIO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled66

MANATI

Puerto Rico

MANUEL LOPEZ-REYES M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled66

RIO GRANDE

Puerto Rico

JUAN CAPARROS M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled53

UTUADO

Puerto Rico

AIDA BERDASCO PAZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled51

AIBONITO

Puerto Rico

ALEX CONCEPCION RUIZ

General Practice

Claims Filled56

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

VICTOR GONZALEZ DURON M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled58

CATANO

Puerto Rico

LUIS JOURDAN FIGUEROA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled70

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

MIRIAM ALICEA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled102

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

GRETZA CASTRO CURET MD

General Practice

Claims Filled70

TOA BAJA

Puerto Rico

MIGUEL DAVILA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled71

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

JORGE LOPEZ BATALLA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled95

DORADO

Puerto Rico

CIPRIAN RIVERA CRUZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled57

CAMUY

Puerto Rico

YOLANDA PAGAN MD

General Practice

Claims Filled54

GUAYNABO

Puerto Rico

GILDA PEREZ MORENO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled52

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

EMILIO JIMENEZ-AROCHO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled83

LARES

Puerto Rico

HILDA MUJICA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled54

CANOVANAS

Puerto Rico

RAFAEL DIAZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled73

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

INIABEL RAMOS RUIZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled72

CAMUY

Puerto Rico

JERRY SOLIS MD LISCENCE 14714

General Practice

Claims Filled123

VEGA ALTA

Puerto Rico

RAPHY GONZALEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled90

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

CARLOS SANTOS GONZALEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled56

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico