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ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE

Ambien (zolpidem) is in a class of drugs called sedative-hypnotics. It interacts with your brain to make you relaxed and sleepy. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Ambien

At a Glance: This Drug in 2016

7.8M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 42 of 3393

$95M
Retail Cost

Rank: 295 of 3393

1,742,760
Patients

Rank: 49 of 3393

336,677
Prescribers

Rank: 51 of 3393

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67%

of people say

it's worth it

50%

of people say

it worked well

16%

of people say

it's a huge hassle
Alternatives:

Sonata Lunesta Unisom Rozerem

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

11.6M

2012

11.4M

2013

10.1M

2014

8.64M

2015

7.8M

2016

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$88.1M

2012

$80.8M

2013

$79.4M

2014

$96.2M

2015

$94.8M

2016

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients paid each year.

$39

2012

$35

2013

$37

2014

$49

2015

$54

2016

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 187,195 731,778 $8.63M
New York 129,631 599,881 $6.94M
Florida 144,592 573,861 $8.95M
Texas 122,392 524,167 $7.26M
Pennsylvania 69,821 331,300 $3.54M
North Carolina 67,927 307,900 $3.99M
Ohio 59,036 267,272 $3.32M
Georgia 59,936 263,006 $4.21M
New Jersey 56,488 234,099 $3.52M
Tennessee 45,738 222,333 $2.43M
Illinois 53,402 219,490 $2.88M
Michigan 52,788 212,922 $1.89M
Missouri 37,341 183,663 $2.61M
South Carolina 38,129 176,516 $2.36M
Massachusetts 34,872 168,678 $1.4M
Alabama 35,723 165,184 $1.47M
Virginia 35,893 154,329 $2.02M
Indiana 33,260 150,563 $1.86M
Louisiana 29,695 140,172 $1.05M
Washington 31,527 124,517 $1.53M
Wisconsin 27,344 124,026 $1.54M
Arizona 34,290 121,382 $2.51M
Kentucky 24,915 121,179 $1.1M
Oklahoma 23,915 111,541 $1.02M
Arkansas 23,621 109,552 $1.04M
Colorado 27,272 107,117 $1.57M
Maryland 25,038 105,957 $1.47M
Connecticut 23,143 104,487 $1.73M
Mississippi 20,815 96,687 $789K
Minnesota 23,493 96,610 $636K
Oregon 19,553 78,623 $700K
Iowa 17,254 74,195 $870K
Kansas 15,631 74,027 $837K
Utah 15,502 66,107 $812K
Nevada 16,279 63,792 $838K
West Virginia 12,552 63,474 $586K
Nebraska 9,742 44,186 $467K
Idaho 10,093 42,602 $349K
New Mexico 10,476 40,645 $498K
Maine 7,751 33,931 $543K
Rhode Island 6,052 32,607 $269K
New Hampshire 7,249 32,291 $452K
Delaware 6,100 27,064 $441K
Montana 6,098 24,550 $183K
Hawaii 5,576 17,739 $235K
South Dakota 4,375 17,422 $131K
Vermont 3,855 16,833 $188K
North Dakota 3,606 14,325 $109K
District of Columbia 3,172 11,380 $210K
Wyoming 2,725 10,273 $126K
Alaska 1,856 7,578 $104K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. The data for 2016 includes more than 1.5 billion prescriptions written by 1.1 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists over 460,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than three-fourths of these prescriptions 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
PEDRO PAEZ GONZALEZ MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled91

SAN JUAN

VIREN SHAH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled92

SUGARLAND

ISMAIL ATCHA MD FACP

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

HANOVER PARK

ERIC SANTIAGO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled100

FPO

WILLIAM HOOK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled79

APO

ARAKERE PRASAD MD

Claims Filled97

Virgin Islands

DHARMA SURIS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled58

PONCE

Puerto Rico

ERICKA RIVERA CASTRO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled56

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

EDWIN VALENTIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled217

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

JOSE CURET RAMOS

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

GURABO

Puerto Rico

JULIO SANTORY -ORTIZ

General Practice

Claims Filled52

LAS PIEDRAS

Puerto Rico

POLLY RUIZ SANTIAGO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled513

BARCELONETA

Puerto Rico

RAMSES NORMANDIA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled470

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

FERNANDO MARTINEZ SCMIDT M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled291

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

EDELMIRO RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled484

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

PEDRO DEL VALLE DE TOMAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled65

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

AUSBERTO ALEJANDRO BENITEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled141

GUAYAMA

Puerto Rico

CARLOS RAMOS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

SAN SEBASTIAN

Puerto Rico

ELVIN OLIVERO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled54

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

ELI ROJAS MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled229

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

FERNANDO ENTENZA

Psychiatry

Claims Filled90

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

LAURIBEL DOMINGUEZ-GIRONA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled86

DORADO

Puerto Rico

GUSTAVO ALBIZU M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled57

MOROVIS

Puerto Rico

VICOTR MARIANO MERCEDES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,501

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

SAMUEL PADILLA ROSA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled69

MANATI

Puerto Rico