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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 2011

9.57M
Medicare Part D Claims
$111M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 1,259,680 $10.9M
Florida 950,502 $8.92M
New York 837,698 $8.59M
Texas 730,744 $7.35M
Pennsylvania 453,996 $4.71M
North Carolina 433,455 $4.37M
Ohio 384,252 $4.7M
Georgia 381,352 $3.88M
Tennessee 344,908 $2.95M
Illinois 312,052 $3M
New Jersey 304,383 $3.11M
Missouri 252,978 $2.64M
Michigan 248,584 $2.19M
Alabama 244,870 $2.44M
Puerto Rico 231,269 $1.85M
Virginia 215,340 $2.17M
Louisiana 206,989 $1.72M
Indiana 206,681 $2.05M
South Carolina 202,222 $2.02M
Kentucky 194,051 $1.8M
Arizona 183,065 $2.09M
Massachusetts 182,591 $2.91M
Washington 175,698 $1.58M
Wisconsin 164,778 $1.61M
Oklahoma 161,935 $1.73M
Mississippi 154,171 $1.31M
Arkansas 149,038 $1.38M
Minnesota 147,040 $1.21M
Colorado 139,920 $1.45M
Oregon 132,103 $1.17M
Connecticut 130,712 $1.43M
Maryland 120,636 $1.26M
Iowa 111,436 $903K
Kansas 104,211 $994K
West Virginia 96,439 $916K
Nevada 93,866 $785K
Utah 90,375 $920K
Nebraska 66,591 $596K
New Mexico 63,321 $603K
Idaho 61,736 $671K
Maine 49,843 $569K
Rhode Island 42,759 $721K
New Hampshire 38,085 $397K
Montana 35,896 $354K
Delaware 29,058 $349K
Hawaii 28,318 $402K
South Dakota 26,892 $231K
North Dakota 22,714 $204K
Vermont 22,101 $224K
Wyoming 14,974 $142K
District of Columbia 11,594 $111K
Alaska 11,013 $135K
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths 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
GIOVANNY NUNEZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled593

NEW YORK

New York

JANSEN TODD DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled593

LUFKIN

Texas

LARRY RUSSELL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled592

HENDERSONVILLE

North Carolina

YAN SUAREZ MD

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled592

BRONX

New York

LARRY FLOWERS M.D.

Clinical Neuropsychologist

Claims Filled592

HOUSTON

Texas

LAMAR MOREE M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled592

ALBANY

Georgia

ELIZABETH MARTINEZ M.D.

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled591

MIAMI

Florida

RODOLFO DUMENIGO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled591

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

SURENDRA CHAGANTI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled590

ST LOUIS

Missouri

BARRY HARDISON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled589

POWDERLY

Kentucky

DAN WATERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled586

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

MARCEL FILART MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled584

LOS ANGELES

California

JOHN NAPOLI PHD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled584

BUFFALO

New York

VARDUI ARUTYUNYAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled583

GLENDALE

California

VLADIMIR JELNOV MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled582

LACONIA

New Hampshire

ERIC KEMP MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled582

TERRELL

Texas

CONRADO BERMUDEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled581

MIAMI

Florida

ANTHONY SIMS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled580

HENAGAR

Alabama

PAUL REDSTONE M.D.

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Claims Filled580

MONTAGUE

Massachusetts

CHUL KIM M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled579

POPLAR BLUFF

Missouri

VAGHARSHAK PILOSSYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled578

VAN NUYS

California

JULIA BROWN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled578

SPRINGFIELD

Kentucky

LEONID IZRAYELIT MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled578

FOREST HILLS

New York

ALEXANDER SHEKHTER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled578

BROOKLYN

New York

ANAHIT BLIKIAN M.D.

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled577

LOS ANGELES

California