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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. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

11.5M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 23 of 3238

$81.7M
Retail Cost

Rank: 250 of 3238

2,320,706
Patients

Rank: 32 of 3238

374,345
Prescribers

Rank: 29 of 3238

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66%

of people say

it's worth it

49%

of people say

it worked well

16%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 279,029 1,257,366 $9.01M
New York 168,368 908,538 $5.85M
Florida 199,737 885,274 $6.45M
Texas 163,309 766,916 $5.27M
Pennsylvania 94,146 481,350 $3.52M
North Carolina 88,707 459,917 $3.2M
Georgia 79,230 392,959 $2.73M
Ohio 80,910 391,930 $3.43M
New Jersey 69,866 326,785 $2.23M
Tennessee 65,286 323,370 $2.08M
Michigan 71,535 306,798 $2.32M
Illinois 65,877 302,853 $2.26M
Alabama 50,149 270,127 $1.62M
Missouri 48,362 250,800 $1.76M
Virginia 46,081 209,918 $1.71M
Indiana 43,647 209,278 $1.7M
South Carolina 41,127 209,222 $1.4M
Louisiana 40,564 199,817 $1.2M
Massachusetts 38,651 199,260 $1.2M
Arizona 44,948 192,796 $1.64M
Wisconsin 35,223 175,774 $1.39M
Washington 39,683 174,390 $1.09M
Kentucky 33,874 174,215 $1.43M
Oklahoma 30,764 157,840 $1.12M
Arkansas 29,386 152,079 $894K
Colorado 31,581 141,218 $1.09M
Mississippi 27,392 138,867 $834K
Minnesota 29,126 138,753 $1.01M
Connecticut 28,077 137,822 $1.09M
Oregon 27,652 127,772 $773K
Maryland 27,240 122,631 $913K
Iowa 22,095 110,522 $704K
Kansas 21,129 104,620 $766K
Utah 18,533 95,317 $600K
Nevada 21,369 93,002 $617K
West Virginia 17,042 92,605 $619K
Nebraska 12,649 65,541 $437K
New Mexico 13,356 60,765 $490K
Idaho 12,453 59,969 $353K
Maine 10,226 47,214 $358K
Rhode Island 7,936 44,374 $258K
New Hampshire 8,066 38,307 $307K
Montana 7,480 33,042 $214K
Delaware 7,195 32,334 $258K
Hawaii 7,453 29,044 $205K
South Dakota 5,306 25,480 $181K
North Dakota 4,679 22,171 $152K
Vermont 4,294 20,431 $134K
District of Columbia 3,580 14,058 $97K
Wyoming 3,108 13,298 $91.2K
Alaska 2,390 10,243 $73.5K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients Methodology »

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Top prescribers for ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
FRANKLIN RIVERA-CARRASQUILLO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,137

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

CAROL FELTS NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled1,130

PRINCETON

West Virginia

HOVANES TER-ZAKARIAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,128

LOS ANGELES

California

JOHN ARNETT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,126

DOUGLAS

Georgia

ARTURO ARROBA CARPIO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,097

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

FRANCISCO RICART MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,088

CORAL GABLES

Florida

ABDULLAH ARSHAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,084

HAYTI

Missouri

HYUNG YEO MD

Neurology

Claims Filled1,081

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

FELIX MALDONADO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,072

PONCE

Puerto Rico

SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,057

LOS ANGELES

California

HECTOR COTT MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,053

GUAYNABO

Puerto Rico

LILLIAN SERRANO GARCIA M.D. PSYCHIATRIST

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Adult Mental Health

Claims Filled1,043

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,040

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

KAIN KUMAR M.D., PHD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,040

PALMDALE

California

ADA DELGADO MATEO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,037

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

JESUS HERRERA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,016

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

LUIS GUERRERO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled1,012

MIAMI

Florida

HUAN LE M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled1,010

SAN DIEGO

California

MICHAEL HAYDEL M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,009

HOUMA

Louisiana

EDWIN KELSEY M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,006

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

JAE YOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,001

LOS ANGELES

California

MIKHAIL AZRILEVICH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled995

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

TSOVINAR TEKKELIAN M.D.

Claims Filled992

GLENDALE

California

CESAR CUBANO M.D

Psychiatry

Claims Filled991

HATILLO

Puerto Rico

JOSE PAGAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled986

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas