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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 2012
Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

11.7M
Medicare Part D Claims
$87.8M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 1,318,580 $9.45M
Florida 1,017,929 $7.93M
New York 875,535 $6.97M
Texas 763,605 $5.44M
Pennsylvania 475,958 $3.49M
North Carolina 449,439 $3.27M
Georgia 404,452 $2.92M
Ohio 394,029 $4.02M
Tennessee 353,459 $2.4M
New Jersey 336,042 $2.38M
Illinois 324,250 $2.46M
Michigan 287,966 $2.16M
Missouri 265,504 $1.91M
Alabama 262,417 $1.65M
Louisiana 225,890 $1.44M
Virginia 224,524 $1.95M
South Carolina 220,751 $1.59M
Indiana 214,365 $1.76M
Kentucky 198,678 $1.6M
Arizona 198,101 $1.87M
Massachusetts 198,095 $1.59M
Washington 185,829 $1.25M
Wisconsin 177,836 $1.36M
Oklahoma 168,561 $1.29M
Mississippi 163,374 $1.04M
Arkansas 161,254 $1.01M
Minnesota 151,483 $1.1M
Colorado 151,257 $1.13M
Connecticut 142,678 $1.13M
Oregon 137,210 $957K
Maryland 124,691 $939K
Iowa 116,834 $770K
Kansas 110,577 $799K
Nevada 103,312 $728K
West Virginia 100,562 $734K
Utah 96,923 $714K
Nebraska 70,131 $471K
New Mexico 65,935 $508K
Idaho 65,735 $595K
Maine 52,077 $404K
Rhode Island 46,654 $604K
New Hampshire 40,685 $318K
Montana 38,196 $310K
Delaware 30,089 $235K
Hawaii 29,226 $298K
South Dakota 27,340 $205K
North Dakota 22,913 $168K
Vermont 22,566 $151K
Wyoming 15,902 $112K
District of Columbia 12,117 $81.2K
Alaska 11,654 $129K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
CAROLINE PROCHNAU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

ASHEBORO

North Carolina

UZMA ZAIDI M. D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

NORWICH

Connecticut

MARK SCAPINI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

TROY

Michigan

NANDINI KOHLI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

AUSTIN

Texas

NEIL BARD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

RICHLAND CENTER

Wisconsin

WILLIAM KINTNER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

PORT ANGELES

Washington

JOHN SCARBOROUGH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

FLORENCE

Alabama

ERIC DICHSEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

TOMAHAWK

Wisconsin

DALE BROCK APN

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled59

LIBERTY

Texas

MARIE CARMEL DESIRE MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled59

WENATCHEE

Washington

MOHAMMAD DOWLUT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

ALTOONA

Pennsylvania

KATRINA HERRING MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

FORT MILL

South Carolina

STANISLAV MEYLER P.A.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled59

BROOKLYN

New York

WILLIAM OVERFIELD MD

Neurology

Claims Filled59

TACOMA

Washington

THOMAS GRAVES MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

CHESTERFIELD

Michigan

KEVIN DOUGHERTY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

RALEIGH

North Carolina

JEFFRY LINDENBAUM D.O

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

YARDLEY

Pennsylvania

PEI CHEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

WOODLAND HILLS

California

ARKADIY SHRAYTMAN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

BAYONNE

New Jersey

KEVORK ISKENDERIAN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled59

APPLE VALLEY

California

RAJESH ROHATGI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

EAST MEADOW

New York

KATHLEEN GREEN PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled59

WILLIAMSTOWN

Massachusetts

JOHN ESTERHAI MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled59

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

DAVID CURIEL FERMIN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled59

UTUADO

Puerto Rico

MARY BETH COLLINS PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled59

ROCHESTER

New York