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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
RUSSELL MINOR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled549

CHATSWORTH

Georgia

DAMASO OLIVA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled549

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

JUSTO VILLANUEVA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled548

HIALEAH

Florida

VISWANATHA REDDY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled548

BENSON

North Carolina

KARL SASH MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled548

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

FRANK REYES MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled547

BRONX

New York

BERNARDO GARCIA-GRANDA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled547

MIAMI

Florida

DAMASO OLIVA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled547

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

JOSE BARAHONA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled547

EL PASO

Texas

ARUTYUN TOPSAKALYAN MD

General Practice

Claims Filled546

GLENDALE

California

DAVID GUILLOT M.D.

Contractor

Claims Filled546

WOODWORTH

Louisiana

XIAOGUANG HUANG M.D., PHD.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled545

OAKLAND

California

DANIEL HEINIG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled545

LUTZ

Florida

CHARLES KISTLER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled545

COLUMBUS

Ohio

ELISEL VERA-GALVAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled544

NEW PORT RICHEY

Florida

FAYZ HUDEFI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled544

BARLING

Arkansas

ALI AHMADI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled542

MACON

Georgia

SILVIA SILVA DULUC M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled542

MIAMI

Florida

ASYA KUPISK MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled541

LOS ANGELES

California

FRED DUHON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled541

LAFAYETTE

Georgia

MANIKANDA RAJA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled537

HEMET

California

MARIO AGUADO MD

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled536

MIAMI

Florida

LUIS ORTEGA M.D.

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled536

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

REX BUTLER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled536

ANDALUSIA

Alabama

TATYANA DATKHAEVA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled535

DENVER

Colorado