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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
TOMAS JORDAN LOPEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled79

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

FRANCISCO ROSADO GARCIA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled53

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

CARLOS NIEVES MARTINEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled60

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

MARICEL TEJEDA-OYOLA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled69

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

GILBERTO VAZQUEZ PEREZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled135

NARANJITO

Puerto Rico

ROBERTO ROSSO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled61

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

VIRGILIO POLONIO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled50

PENUELAS

Puerto Rico

ROLANDO COLON MARTINEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled90

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

FRANCISCO RIVERA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled52

VILLALBA

Puerto Rico

UBALDO PLANELL PABON M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled57

LARES

Puerto Rico

RICARDO CASTRO CINTRON MD

General Practice

Claims Filled58

COROZAL

Puerto Rico

NILDA CARRERAS-COELLO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled129

JAYUYA

Puerto Rico

OTTO VAZQUEZ TORRES M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled84

HUMCAO

Puerto Rico

JOSE NIEVES PICON MD

General Practice

Claims Filled57

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

LUIS COLON M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled60

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

JOSUE LUGO- VELAZQUEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled53

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

RICARDO RODRIGUEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled53

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

CARLOS GONZALEZ PAGAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

FAJARDO

Puerto Rico

ROTCEH COLON MD

General Practice

Claims Filled81

PONCE

Puerto Rico

SOL ROBLES MD

General Practice

Claims Filled50

LUQUILLO

Puerto Rico

LINDA MELENDEZ-TORRES MD

General Practice

Claims Filled111

JUANA DIAZ

Puerto Rico

JUAN CRESPO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled92

NARANJITO

Puerto Rico

LUZ LOPEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled71

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

RAMON PINEYRO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled100

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

JOSE TORO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled102

HATILLO

Puerto Rico