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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
CHIDOZIE ONONUJU D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled565

SAGINAW

Michigan

KENNETH BARNGROVER D O

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled564

COLUMBUS

Georgia

JESUS HERRERA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled564

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

INNA YURYEV-GOLGER MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled563

BROOKLYN

New York

ORLANDO RANGEL M.D. P.A.

General Practice

Claims Filled563

TAMPA

Florida

YURY SHAPIRO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled561

SKOKIE

Illinois

RONALD PHILIPP D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled561

LONG BEACH

California

ANATOLE BARKAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled561

BROOKLYN

New York

ABIMAEL PEREZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled560

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

ABRAHAM FLEMENBAUM MD, MS, DLFAPA

Prescribing Medical Psychologist

Claims Filled560

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

VLADIMIR SMIRNOV M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled559

BROOKLYN

New York

CESAR MATOS-MARTINEZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled558

EDINBURG

Texas

AJITKUMAR KEMKAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled555

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

JAMES ROBERTS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled555

BROOKHAVEN

Mississippi

JOSE MUNIN MD

Claims Filled555

NORTH BERGEN

New Jersey

ILDEFONSO GOMEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled554

TAMARAC

Florida

FELIX SOKOLSKY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled553

ROCKVILLE

Maryland

MANUEL FERNANDEZ-GONZALE MD

General Practice

Claims Filled553

MIAMI

Florida

ZAVEN ARSLANIAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled553

GLENDALE

California

STEVEN WISEMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled552

TULSA

Oklahoma

EDGAR JACKSON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled552

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

MOSES HYUN MD

Claims Filled551

LOS ANGELES

California

WALLACE ANDERSON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled550

DOUGLAS

Georgia

IRINA PINES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled550

DENVER

Colorado

MARSHALL TANNER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled549

DOUGLAS

Georgia