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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
THOMAS MCMICKEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled89

BARTOW

ZHIJIAN WANG PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled81

WINDSOR

NAIRYS SOMOZA M.D.

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled441

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

MANUEL VIZCARRONDO M.D.

Managed Care Organizations, Health Maintenance Organization

Claims Filled58

SALINAS

Puerto Rico

WILFRED GOMEZ SALDANA MD

Hospitals, Critical Access

Claims Filled158

CANOVANAS

Puerto Rico

JOSE COLON GONZALEZ M.D.

Hospitals, General Acute Care Hospital

Claims Filled69

CIALES

Puerto Rico

REGINO FLORES M.D.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled65

AGUAS BUENAS

Puerto Rico

JUAN A GONZALEZ SKERRETT MD

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled66

CANOVANAS

Puerto Rico

ANGEL HUERTAS-RAMOS MD

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled51

GUAYAMA

Puerto Rico

ROSA MARTINEZ MD

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled79

GUAYAMA

Puerto Rico

ALEX RIVERA M.D.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled80

DORADO

Puerto Rico

JOSE CARLO M.D.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled59

CEIBA

Puerto Rico

SAMUEL MELENDEZ DEL VALLE M.D.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled55

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

ANABEL LOPEZ-RIVERA M.D.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Adult Mental Health

Claims Filled229

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

IBZAN PEREZ M.D.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Adult Mental Health

Claims Filled145

ISABELA

Puerto Rico

LILLIAN SERRANO GARCIA M.D. PSYCHIATRIST

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Adult Mental Health

Claims Filled893

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

NORMA RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Mental Health Including Community Mental Health Center

Claims Filled116

CAYEY

Puerto Rico

FRANCISCO C. PARRA, M.D. L.L.C.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Mental Health Including Community Mental Health Center

Claims Filled346

MANATI

Puerto Rico

YAMILLIE ORTIZ LOPEZ M. D.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Health Service

Claims Filled70

SALINAS

Puerto Rico

DOMINGO MENDEZ

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Health Service

Claims Filled113

MOCA

Puerto Rico

JORGE NAZARIO M.D.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Health Service

Claims Filled209

NARANJITO

Puerto Rico

MANUEL GONZALEZ MD

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Clinic/Center

Claims Filled100

PATILLAS

Puerto Rico

CARMEN CHINCHILLA MD

Hospitalist

Claims Filled196

MANATI

Puerto Rico

CARMEN VAZQUEZ ORTIZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled70

TRUJILLO ALTO

Puerto Rico

FEDERICO RODRIGUEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled53

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico