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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
MARK VAUGHN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

DENVER

Colorado

PAUL STURGES MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

GRAND JUNCTION

Colorado

DAVID DIRKS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

GRAND JUNCTION

Colorado

KASEY MCCREIGHT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled69

PUEBLO

Colorado

JAY CIOTTI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled80

DURANGO

Colorado

MATTHEW BURKLEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled73

SALIDA

Colorado

JAMES WEINGART MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled100

THORNTON

Colorado

STEVEN BROMAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

FORT COLLINS

Colorado

KURT WALTERS

Family Medicine

Claims Filled92

WESTMINSTER

Colorado

MARISA MORITZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled95

ELIZABETH

Colorado

DANIEL SULLIVAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled69

GRAND JUNCTION

Colorado

DANETTE SILABAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled60

EVERGREEN

Colorado

CAROL RAMATOWSKI DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled68

ARVADA

Colorado

THOMAS WHITE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled60

BUENA VISTA

Colorado

AMY BRATTELI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled63

GRAND JUNCTION

Colorado

TIMOTHY COLANDER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

AURORA

Colorado

ANN IMHOF MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled81

THORNTON

Colorado

BEHICE OZBAY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled71

WESTMINSTER

Colorado

TERRY WADE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

CEDAREDGE

Colorado

BRIDGET DUNN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled56

ESTES PARK

Colorado

BRIAN HARRINGTON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled99

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS

Colorado

CHRISTOPHER KENNEDY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled74

GREELEY

Colorado

TERESE SNOWDEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled89

GREENWOOD VILLAGE

Colorado

JOSEPH JIMENEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled87

TRINIDAD

Colorado

LEIF REDAL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled81

SUPERIOR

Colorado