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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
CHERYL IVERSON DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

RIPON

Wisconsin

RICHARD HOFFMAN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled55

STATEN ISLAND

New York

AMELIA YEH M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled55

ABILENE

Texas

DOUGLAS COLLINS M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled55

ATLANTA

Georgia

DANIELA SIKOSKI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

PORTAGE

Indiana

PHILIP RAGNO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled55

MINEOLA

New York

DARREL COTCH PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled55

WOODBURY

Minnesota

TAWN KEENEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

HONOKAA

Hawaii

SCOTT MCKIMM D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

EMPORIUM

Pennsylvania

MALCOLM SIMPSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

TUCKER

Georgia

DARRYL BRUSH M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled55

COLUMBUS

Ohio

LISA BOOTH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

LAGRANGE

Indiana

STACEY HOFFMANN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

SONORA

California

DONALD WIRTH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

GRAND ISLAND

Nebraska

KIMBERLY MCMILLIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

GARLAND

Texas

RICHARD DEBLASI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled55

LITTLE SILVER

New Jersey

ROB DEMURO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled55

ELIZABETHTOWN

New York

NAKISA MOHSEN SHEINI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

TUCSON

Arizona

BRADLEY DAVIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

BAKERSFIELD

California

CHRISTINE PICKER FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled55

PALMDALE

California

JAMES GREPLING P.A.C.

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled55

GLENDALE

Arizona

SCOTT BOWLIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled55

SHAWNEE

Kansas

JENNIFER BRIONES M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

WESTERVILLE

Ohio

ANDREI SERBANESCU M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled55

ATLANTA

Georgia

JOHNNA THOMAS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

CHASE CITY

Virginia