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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
LEON KRAKOWER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled59

KINGSTON

New York

JOE ALANIS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

PANORAMA CITY

California

JOHN RICHARDS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

MOHAMMAD ELMUSA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

CORRY

Pennsylvania

MIGUEL LIMERES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

PALATKA

Florida

MARK TUTTLE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

MARLBOROUGH

Connecticut

NEIL NEIMARK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

IRVINE

California

PARVEZ FATTEH M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled59

PLEASANTON

California

SHAWN FOLEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

PHILOMATH

Oregon

CHRISTOPHER CHIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

MOUNTAIN VIEW

California

RONNETTE DAULTON FNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled59

HANFORD

California

THOMAS GREENWOOD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

WINSLOW

Arizona

GREGORY FACEMYER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

YOUNGSTOWN

Ohio

BRUCE GERLACH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

HUDSON

Ohio

STEVE REIMAN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

MATTAWAN

Michigan

MAMTA VARSHNEY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

AURORA

Colorado

WILLIAM SOMERS M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

NEWPORT BEACH

California

SIDNEY MORGAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

SYLVANIA

Georgia

JODI SHAINBERG MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled59

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

ENRIQUE CIKLIK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

NORTH MIAMI BEACH

Florida

WILLIAM BROMLEY D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

AUDUBON

New Jersey

MA.BELEN CLARK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

OCEANSIDE

California

CHRISTOPHER PEPIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

SEATTLE

Washington

MAY ANTONE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

LATHRUP VILLAGE

Michigan

HILLARY HOTELLING MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

PORTLAND

Oregon