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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
RICHARD REISHER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

BRICK

New Jersey

ANNA DEDONA DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled297

BRICK

New Jersey

MICHAEL ROTHBERG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled113

BRICK

New Jersey

MILDRED SABO MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled73

BRICK

New Jersey

PETRONILO SEARES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled125

BRICK

New Jersey

MICHAEL SHER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled63

BRICK

New Jersey

STEPHEN NEWMAN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled62

BRICK

New Jersey

LILY BABAYEV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled71

BRICK

New Jersey

ASIM GILANI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled89

BRICK

New Jersey

CARRIE EDELMAN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled58

BRICK

New Jersey

KIM FALLON APN

Registered Nurse, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled112

BRICK

New Jersey

FRANCIS WILSON DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled60

BRICK

New Jersey

MATTHEW PITERA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled59

BRICK

New Jersey

WILLIAM LIAO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled77

BRICK

New Jersey

SUSAN BOGGS NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled53

BRICK

New Jersey

FRANCIS MERLO DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled94

BRICK

New Jersey

JOSEPH FALKOWSKI DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled56

BRICK

New Jersey

MARTIN RISS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled159

BRICK

New Jersey

CHARLES MIDDLETON PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled120

BRICK

New Jersey

JAY VIDA DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled126

BRICK

New Jersey

GEORGE JARAHIAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

BRICK

New Jersey

JONATHAN ARONBAYEV M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled145

BRIARWOOD

New York

ROBERT KORMENDI M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled153

BRIARWOOD

New York

MARIN BUCEVIC M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled61

BRIARWOOD

New York

GARY LEHRMAN M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled133

BRIARCLIFF MANOR

New York