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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 »


Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ROY HINMAN MD PA

Family Medicine

Claims Filled893

ST AUGUSTINE

Florida

ARTURO LOGRONO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled886

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

NABIL CYLEMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled881

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

ILYA KULINSKY M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled880

SAN FRANCISCO

California

JORGE ROBLES MD FAAFP

Family Medicine

Claims Filled868

EL CENTRO

California

JIM PANG M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled867

CORDOVA

Tennessee

JUAN ESCOBAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled867

LONG BEACH

California

ABRAM STARR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled855

CHICAGO

Illinois

VINCENT DILELLA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled851

DUNEDIN

Florida

TIMOTHY MCPHERSON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled850

STEELE

Missouri

SIXTO CARO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled850

BROOKLYN

New York

JAROSLAV GOLDMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled850

CHICAGO

Illinois

VLAD NUSINOVICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled847

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled846

TUCKER

Georgia

EDWIN KELSEY M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled842

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

MARK BARATS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled832

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

DAVID BOOTH DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled831

EUPORA

Mississippi

BYRON NELSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled822

CENTRE

Alabama

MAYOBANEX TORRES-VERAS M.D.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled822

HIALEAH

Florida

RAFAYEL GEVORKIAN M.D.

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled817

LOS ANGELES

California

SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled816

LOS ANGELES

California

RODOLFO SANDIN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled812

BROOKLYN

New York

VALENTIN BRAGIN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled811

BROOKLYN

New York

JEN HUANG MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled802

MONTEREY PARK

California

MICHAEL REINSTEIN PSYCHIATRIST

Psychiatry

Claims Filled800

SKOKIE

Illinois