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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
DANIEL PAULSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

SPRINGFIELD

Oregon

AHMAD QASIMYAR MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

GLENDALE

Arizona

FRANCISCO TORRES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

FLUSHING

New York

ASMA MURAD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

CHAVIES

Kentucky

ADAM KAREWICZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

MEQUON

Wisconsin

LYDIA ZUSER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

HAVERHILL

Massachusetts

DONNA GIVENS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

EUGENE

Oregon

RICHARD MALOTKY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

REDDING

California

GEORGES CASIMIR M.D

Psychiatry

Claims Filled55

BROOKLYN

New York

JACQUES DAYS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

ROCK HILL

South Carolina

KENRICK JONES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

PORTLAND

Oregon

KRISHNA CHILUKURI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

NEWBURGH

Indiana

FREDERICK JENKIN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

SAN DIEGO

California

MICHELE EDWARDS-PASCHAL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

HAWKINSVILLE

Georgia

ANN MORRISON M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled55

DAYTON

Ohio

WALI DANESH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

FOLSOM

California

RUSSELL MILLER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

CARMICHAEL

California

GALYN VANDE ZANDE DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

PELLA

Iowa

JANET PURKEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

CHRISTOPHER SEMAN DO

Claims Filled55

LISBON

Ohio

RICHARD MAY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

TOPEKA

Kansas

JEFFREY HEDGE D.O

Psychiatry

Claims Filled55

SPOKANE

Washington

MAUREEN HAAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

SAN LUIS OBISPO

California

DEEPAK NAYYAR M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

CASA GRANDE

Arizona

RAMONCITO AQUITANIA MD

Neurology

Claims Filled55

LA MESA

California