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zolpidem

 [zōl-pi´dem]
a non-benzodiazepinesedative and hypnotic used orally as the tartrate salt in the short-term treatment of insomnia.
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zol·pi·dem

(zol'pi-dĕm),
A sedative/hypnotic drug useful for treating anxiety and resembling benzodiazepines in its pharmacology but differing somewhat in chemical structure. Unlike benzodiazepines, zolpidem lacks prominent anticonvulsant properties, and less tolerance may develop with its use.
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zolpidem

(zōl′pə-dĕm′)
n.
A non-benzodiazepine sleep-inducing drug, C19H21N3O, used in its tartrate form to treat insomnia.
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zolpidem

An imidazopyridine HYPNOTIC drug used for the short-term treatment of INSOMNIA. A brand name is Stilnoct.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

zol·pi·dem

(zol'pi-dĕm)
A sedative/hypnotic drug useful for treating anxiety and resembling benzodiazepines in its pharmacology but differing somewhat in chemical structure. Unlike benzodiazepines, zolpidem lacks prominent anticonvulsant properties, and less tolerance may develop with its use.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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