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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
LAURENCE DENNIS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled769

BOONEVILLE

Mississippi

JOSE ZAMORA-ALVAREZ

Psychiatry

Claims Filled768

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

KARL JONES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled768

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

TUAN XUAN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled767

GARDEN GROVE

California

BYRON NELSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled766

CENTRE

Alabama

HASSAN JAFARY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled759

BECKLEY

West Virginia

PEDRO OYOLA-NIEVES M.D.

Mental Health Counselor

Claims Filled758

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

JULIO MOJICA SANDOZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled755

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

VIRGINIA CONTRERAS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled755

BRONX

New York

JESUS RIVERO MD

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled751

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

HUGO HERNANDEZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled745

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

KYUNG HAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled744

LOS ANGELES

California

JOANNA NAWROSKI-WOZNIAK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled743

LA MESA

California

JOSE RAIMUNDI MELENDEZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled740

MANATI

Puerto Rico

ALI AHMADI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled739

MACON

Georgia

EDWARD AJAYI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled734

SMYRNA

Georgia

FERMIN GONZALEZ

Psychiatry

Claims Filled733

RICHMOND HILL

New York

RAGHAVENDRA SIRAGAVARAPU M.D

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled732

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

ARTOON ARAKEL M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled731

GLENDALE

California

RAFAYEL GEVORKIAN M.D.

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled728

LOS ANGELES

California

ABIMAEL RIVERA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled726

RIO GRANDE

Puerto Rico

MIGUEL PEREZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled724

HIALEAH

Florida

GEORGE EVANS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled724

SHEFFIELD

Alabama

COY EATON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled724

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

LYUDMILA LVOV

Psychiatry

Claims Filled723

BROOKLYN

New York