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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
DAVID LIN DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled618

ROSEMEAD

California

HAISAM AL-KHOURI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled617

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

LAINA FEINSTEIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled615

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

GEORGE FIELDS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled613

SANTA ANA

California

VIRGINIA CONTRERAS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled612

BRONX

New York

SUNG-NAE BYUN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled612

LOS ANGELES

California

AARON LEAVITT M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled612

LONGMEADOW

Massachusetts

VALERI KAZAKOV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled612

BRONX

New York

OSCAR SANDOVAL CASTELLA M.D.

Mental Health Counselor

Claims Filled609

UNION CITY

New Jersey

ALEXANDER MESKI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled609

CARROLLTON

Georgia

VADIM EDELSTEIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled608

SKOKIE

Illinois

HAMLET HASSAN MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled607

DORAL

Florida

LUIS BIRD M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled604

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

DONALD SMITH DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled603

OKOLONA

Mississippi

MIGUEL FANA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled603

SAINT PETERSBURG

Florida

ALEKSANDR ZASYPKIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled602

BROOKLYN

New York

ROMMEL GO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled602

ALBERTVILLE

Alabama

AZHAR NISAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled600

DALTON

Georgia

BRENT GILL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled600

SHELBY

North Carolina

WALTER ZAVALA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled600

DELTONA

Florida

PAUL PARKEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled600

WICHITA FALLS

Texas

RUDY SANTOSO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled598

HICKORY

North Carolina

RAMON GOMEZ-PEREZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled598

MIAMI

Florida

JAE PAK M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled596

SNELLVILLE

Georgia

EDDIE ROSA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled595

NEWARK

New Jersey