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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
ASHOK KANCHARLA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled630

ROYSTON

Georgia

JAIME LOPEZ-SANTINI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled627

NEW YORK

New York

MICHAEL BAZEL MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled627

LANCASTER

California

KIRK SMITH DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled624

MIDDLETOWN

Ohio

ALEXANDER SHEKHTER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled623

BROOKLYN

New York

GEVORK MAISSIAN D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled623

GLENDALE

California

ROY HINMAN MD PA

Family Medicine

Claims Filled622

ST AUGUSTINE

Florida

CHRISTOPHER NICHOLS MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled620

MOBILE

Alabama

JOSEPH CHARLES M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled620

BRONX

New York

ALEXANDRE ALEXEYENKO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled619

LYNN

Massachusetts

STEPHEN HARLESS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled618

PURVIS

Mississippi

HAISAM AL-KHOURI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled617

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

ANATOLE BARKAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled616

BROOKLYN

New York

CARLOS IGLESIAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled615

CORAL GABLES

Florida

LARRY FELTS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled614

JONESBORO

Arkansas

MARIA RODIL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled612

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

LUIS ANG M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled612

BRONX

New York

MATTHEW BRAMS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled611

HOUSTON

Texas

ALEXANDER BEKER

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled610

BROOKLYN

New York

ASHIT VIJAPURA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled607

PLANT CITY

Florida

DAVID MCLAIN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled606

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

MARITZA ORTIZ ACOSTA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled604

PONCE

Puerto Rico

LUBOV KAPLUN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled604

BRIGHTON

Massachusetts

ARNOLD FELDMAN M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled604

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

DAVID FLORES MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled603

CAYEY

Puerto Rico