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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
STANLEY MORROW DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled798

HACKLEBURG

Alabama

GALINA MAKOVOZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled782

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

SYAM KUNAM MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled776

REDLANDS

California

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled771

FORT WORTH

Texas

CHRISTOS BALLAS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled771

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

MICHAEL HAYDEL M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled768

HOUMA

Louisiana

GUARI MASCARO M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled764

MIAMI

Florida

DANIEL THEESFELD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled763

FORT WORTH

Texas

KAMAL KABAKIBOU M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled763

ATLANTA

Georgia

MIKHAIL VASSILENKO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled762

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

MINAS KOCHUMIAN M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled760

NORTHRIDGE

California

GILBERTO GASTELL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled755

UNION CITY

New Jersey

JOSEPH BURGARINO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled754

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

JOHN ARNETT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled751

DOUGLAS

Georgia

ALEXANDER VAYSMAN M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled751

FAR ROCKAWAY

New York

DREW COOPER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled748

MIDWEST CITY

Oklahoma

FAROUK RAQUIB MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled745

WINFIELD

Alabama

JOHN TZENG M.D., PH.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled744

ALHAMBRA

California

JAMES GREENBERG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled744

SAN FRANCISCO

California

MICHAEL MUSCARI DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled740

OCEANA

West Virginia

CLAUDIO DICOVSKIY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled738

PATERSON

New Jersey

ADONIS AL-BOTROS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled737

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

IMRAN SHERIFF M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled733

RENO

Nevada

INNA MARKHASINA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled732

BROOKLYN

New York

LAURENCE PETTY M.D.

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled726

PLANT CITY

Florida