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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
BENJAMIN LEHR M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled104

EL CENTRO

California

BRUCE JENSEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled155

CITRUS HEIGHTS

California

SUZANNE ROSEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled95

SALINAS

California

YANG SUN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

RICHMOND

California

SUSAN CRIBBS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

TEHACHAPI

California

ALAN ANZAI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

SACRAMENTO

California

STACEY COLEMAN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled95

EL CAJON

California

ROBERT MCPEAKE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled173

PALM DESERT

California

ANDREW WALLACH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled71

ALBANY

California

PAUL MERCER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled163

SANTA FE SPRINGS

California

PAUL WHITESIDE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

HIGHLAND

California

ROBERT MCGREW M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled74

MODESTO

California

YOLANDA CHENG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled89

YUBA CITY

California

JACQUELINE AGUILUZ D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled79

HAWAIIAN GARDENS

California

THUAN TRAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled101

FONTANA

California

RICHARD PUTNAM MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled73

POWAY

California

TIN YUNG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled113

ROWLAND HEIGHTS

California

JOHN PRICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled77

VENTURA

California

RICHARD ARMOUR D.O

Family Medicine

Claims Filled115

UPLAND

California

FAUSTO CORDERO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled107

NORTHRIDGE

California

DAN MCDANIEL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled173

RED BLUFF

California

MICHAEL GROMIS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled107

FRESNO

California

PHILIP EBERSOLE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled91

MURRIETA

California

MICHAEL LEWIS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled90

NORTHRIDGE

California

HOLLY SALEM DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled141

HUNTINGTON BEACH

California