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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
AMY GARCIE NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled79

ZWOLLE

Louisiana

CHANDRA OSTROGNAI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled63

ZIONSVILLE

Indiana

DANIEL SHULL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled169

ZIONSVILLE

Indiana

MATTHEW BOBZIEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

ZIONSVILLE

Indiana

BELINDA WATTS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled56

ZIONSVILLE

Indiana

KIMBERLY GATZIMOS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled89

ZIONSVILLE

Indiana

PAUL HAMORI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled93

ZIONSVILLE

Indiana

KELLEY GIBBS N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care

Claims Filled51

ZIONSVILLE

Indiana

GOPAL BHALALA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled318

ZION

Illinois

CLARENCE ENGSTROM MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled79

ZION

Illinois

JUAN CEVALLOS MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled175

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

GABRIEL SOMORI M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled55

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

ROQUE RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

SINDHU DADLANI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled98

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

BARKAT KHAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled115

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

PAUL HUGHES MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled92

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

PIUS JACOB M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled212

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

EDUARDO GONZALEZ-PEREZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled122

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

SALMA AKHTER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

SHIFA MALIK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled100

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

ABDUL GHANI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled60

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

SYED SAFDAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled91

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

LOKIE INDAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled81

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

TIMOTHY CONNOR MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled195

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

JOSEPH NYSTROM MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled76

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida