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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.

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.

zolpidem

/zol·pi·dem/ (zōl-pi´dem) a non-benzodiazepine sedative-hypnotic; used as the tartrate salt in the short term treatment of insomnia.

zolpidem

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

zolpidem

[zōl-pi′dem]
a nonbenzodiazepine sedative and hypnotic used orally as the tartrate salt in the short-term treatment of insomnia.

zolpidem

An imidazopyridine HYPNOTIC drug used for the short-term treatment of INSOMNIA. A brand name is Stilnoct.

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.

zolpidem,

n brand name: Ambien;
drug class: nonbarbiturate, nonbenzodiazepine sedative/hypnotic;
action: presumed to interact with subunit of GABA-benzodiazepine receptor;
use: insomnia.
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In upcoming research, the investigators plan to see how low they can go with the partial reinforcement strategy as far as nights of zolpidem --even down to zero capsules of active drug--and still maintain the benefit of nightly dosing.
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