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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
RICHARD NEUFELD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

NEW YORK

New York

MICHAEL STIEGLER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

MAPLE GROVE

Minnesota

JAMES LOUGHRAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

WILMINGTON

Delaware

HUGO YAMADA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

LINCOLN

Rhode Island

DANIEL FEDDERSEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

AMES

Iowa

WILLIAM FLIGNOR MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled59

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

JESUS FRIMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

ROBERT BRINKMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

BRIDGETON

Missouri

ARVIN SALUTA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

SAN DIEGO

California

PABLO PEREZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

DALTON

Georgia

ANNE BOILEAU DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

IOWA CITY

Iowa

HENRY HOCHBERG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

EDMONDS

Washington

SHARON STITT FNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled59

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

MICHAEL JORDAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

AMHERST

New York

LAURA JANES D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

LINWOOD

New Jersey

WILLIAM BORGESON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

RIO RANCHO

New Mexico

JODY TOMIC P.A.

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled59

SAN RAMON

California

LEANNE RAWLINGS FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled59

SOUTH HILL

Virginia

SUZANNE GULLOTTA APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled59

SOMERS

Montana

DEBORAH HAUBERT PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled59

WINSTON-SALEM

North Carolina

ERIC GRIGSBY M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled59

NAPA

California

ROBERT SPALDING M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled59

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

DOUGLAS DUCHEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

TRUMBULL

Connecticut

ANTHONY MIMMS MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled59

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

RALPH WALTON M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled59

MAYVILLE

New York