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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
MARIKA GRAZIANO PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled698

BLUEFIELD

Virginia

MARTA BETANCOURT

Family Medicine

Claims Filled696

HIALEAH

Florida

FRANCISCO RICART MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled696

CORAL GABLES

Florida

RAMIRO MONTALVO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled690

BROOKHAVEN

Mississippi

MIGUEL FLORES MD

Specialist

Claims Filled689

MIAMI

Florida

GARY GOTTHELF MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled689

PENSACOLA

Florida

JOANNA NAWROSKI-WOZNIAK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled688

SAN DIEGO

California

ROGER ROUSSEAU MD, PA

Psychiatry

Claims Filled686

MIAMI

Florida

LISA PATTANAYAK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled683

ORLANDO

Florida

JERRY BENFIELD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled682

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

DAVID DAVILA M.D.

Sleep Medicine

Claims Filled681

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

ILYA GELMAN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled676

LOS ANGELES

California

HYUNG YEO MD

Neurology

Claims Filled675

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

VISWA DURVASULA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled675

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

FARIBORZ SHAMS D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled673

ANAHEIM

California

BABU PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled672

BRONX

New York

DANNY BUTLER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled672

PADUCAH

Kentucky

JOSE GARCIA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled669

MIAMI

Florida

FRANK LOPEZ MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled669

LAKE CHARLES

Louisiana

ELADIO DIEGUEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled669

OCALA

Florida

NIANSEN LIU M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled666

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

JONATHAN ALLRED MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled665

JAMESTOWN

Tennessee

EDGARDO CONCEPCION MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled664

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

ALINA VRINCEANU-HAMM M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled663

PRINCETON

West Virginia

SAMUEL NEWSOME MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled661

KING

North Carolina