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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
HEMANT PATEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

POMONA

California

DENNIS KWOK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

FREMONT

California

ANTHONY ALVAREZ MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled55

EDGEWOOD

Kentucky

SUNAH OH D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

STATEN ISLAND

New York

GREGORY SWEENEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

HOLLIDAYSBURG

Pennsylvania

JEEVAN DANIELS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

ANAHEIM

California

RICHARD DUNN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

WARSAW

Virginia

CHANTEL WILLMANN NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled55

HARTFORD CITY

Indiana

JAN WIACEK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

CHICAGO

Illinois

IRVING MITSUNAGA M,D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled55

SAN JOSE

California

ENRICO DANGELO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

BRONX

New York

AMITA PATEL M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled55

GREENVILLE

Mississippi

FLOYD CRIBBS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

BEAUFORT

South Carolina

MARTHA PRECIADO MD

Claims Filled55

LOS ANGELES

California

STEPHEN GRANT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

CLIFTON PARK

New York

RICHARD HUDSON DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

ATLANTA

Georgia

DAVID LOTFI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

HICKSVILLE

New York

SARAH LANG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

STREETSBORO

Ohio

TRACEY HELLGREN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

TALLAHASSEE

Florida

BALAKRISHNA RAGOOR MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

MONROEVILLE

Pennsylvania

BERNADETTE REYES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

PASSAIC

New Jersey

MIKE LEE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled55

FRISCO

Texas

MATTHEW GARBER M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

HASTINGS

Michigan

THOMAS LECROY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled55

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

HAROLD FLOCKHART NP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled55

EAST SETAUKET

New York