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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
JOSE IVAN RAGO M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled55

SAN TAN VALLEY

Arizona

LOUIS ROSER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

BOISE

Idaho

WILLIAM TRACHTMAN MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled55

HERMITAGE

Pennsylvania

AMY TONELLI PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled55

BUFFALO

New York

SRI RAMA KALAPATAPU M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled55

SCARSDALE

New York

RICHARD LAMB M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

STERLING

Colorado

JAMES SIELSKI DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

ST. JOHNS

Arizona

PETER HARVEY D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

KEW GARDENS

New York

CHARLES DRAKE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

WINCHESTER

Virginia

JOHN STUY MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled55

CAMBY

Indiana

TERRY HESS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

LEWISVILLE

North Carolina

AJOY KUMAR MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

RIO RANCHO

New Mexico

BETH CARLSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

LARGO

Florida

LYNN MAYS CRNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled55

FREDERICK

Maryland

WILLIAM SHAPSE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

DELRAY BEACH

Florida

THOMAS ATKINS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

ELK GROVE

California

DENIS WEINBERG M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled55

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

BRUCE SPINZIG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

CLARKSVILLE

Tennessee

PETER ALLEGRETTI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

LIBERTYVILLE

Illinois

BRIAN FELDMAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled55

BOCA RATON

Florida

JULIE ADKINS APN

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled55

WEST FRANKFORT

Illinois

JASON SHATKIN MD

Claims Filled55

FAIR LAWN

New Jersey

DONALD KOVACS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

BOILING SPRINGS

Pennsylvania

MARY JACKSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

MANLIUS

New York

JENNIFER SOLIVAS-MALUYAO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

CLEVELAND

Ohio