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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
XIAOYU HUANG M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled51

OAKLAND

California

DWIGHT SIEVERT M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled93

FRESNO

California

TSILYA BASS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled2,391

LOS ANGELES

California

H. KOWER M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled86

SAN DIEGO

California

DAINIUS MULOKAS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled184

SANTA MONICA

California

TIMOTHY PYLKO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled56

SAN MARINO

California

MIECZYSLAW HETNAL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled67

MODESTO

California

HELENA CHAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled53

SAN FRANCISCO

California

GARRICK TONG M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled56

LOS ANGELES

California

GREGORY JAECK

Psychiatry

Claims Filled58

SACRAMENTO

California

EDUARDO LOPEZ-GIBSON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled67

SAN DIEGO

California

SUGNAYKUMAR PATEL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled138

FRESNO

California

CHRISTY WATERS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled52

SACRAMENTO

California

EUGENE KARPUS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled110

WOODLAND HILLS

California

KATHERINE YOUNG M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled93

SAN FRANCISCO

California

ALIREZA PAKKAR M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled78

MARINA DEL REY

California

RUSSELL LIM M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled112

SACRAMENTO

California

DAVID GUDEMAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled209

SIMI VALLEY

California

ROY RESNIKOFF MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled70

LA JOLLA

California

JOHN DEIRMENJIAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled134

LONG BEACH

California

KAMEL KAMEL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled53

IRVINE

California

ROBERT SUMMEROUR MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled71

RIVERSIDE

California

CAN TANG MD, MPH

Psychiatry

Claims Filled51

ORANGE

California

JEANETTE SCHNEIDER M.D., PH.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled79

BISHOP

California

LAUREN WALTON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled55

BELLFLOWER

California