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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

(zōl′pə-dĕm′)
n.
A non-benzodiazepine sleep-inducing drug, C19H21N3O, used in its tartrate form to treat 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.
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One possible solution to reducing falls of older people due to Zolpidem, other sleep medications or sleep inertia would be to install bedside commodes for those who frequently wake up in the night to void themselves, said Wright.
Obstetric and neonatal outcomes among women who had given birth to a live infant after taking Zolpidem during pregnancy were compared with outcomes among a group of 45 women who were matched for age, race, level of education, SCID diagnosis, and pregnancy exposure to the same classes of nonzolpidem psychotropic medications.
THIS has less of a "hangover" effect than Zolpidem, but it's also less effective at keeping you asleep, so it's often used by people who wake frequently in the night, rather than those unable to get to sleep in the first place.
Key words: Addictive behavior, substance-related disorders, substance withdrawal syndrome, zolpidem.
Conversely, for tablet zolpidem, the time to achieve a 5-point change (from baseline) in DSST was 14.0 minutes and 16.2 minutes, for the 10 mg and 5 mg doses, respectively.
Josh Disbrow, Chief Executive Officer of Aytu BioScience, commented, 'We are pleased with the reported results of this new analysis that demonstrate a more rapid onset of sleep and increased bioavailability of ZolpiMist when compared to zolpidem tablets.
Key secondary endpoints included change from baseline in sleep efficiency for both lemborexant doses compared to placebo, wake after sleep onset (WASO) for both lemborexant doses compared to placebo, and WASO in the second half of the night (WASO2H) for both lemborexant doses compared to zolpidem ER, after one month of treatment, measured objectively by polysomnography.
The study met its primary endpoint demonstrating that postural stability was clinically meaningfully worse for zolpidem ER 6.25 mg as compared with both treatment arms of lemborexant (5 mg and 10 mg), in healthy volunteers 55 years and older.
Zolpidem, a benzodiazepine receptor agonist, is a preferred hypnotic agent for insomnia because of its low risk for abuse and daytime sedation.
A few studies mentioned the psychotherapy effect to treat zolpidem dependence, [sup][7] and there was no standard guideline for treatment of zolpidem dependence.
The editor has organized the contributions that make up the main body of the text in three alphabetical volumes devoted to abarelix, barium enema, cancer biology, dacarbazine, endocrine system tumors, xerostomia, zolpidem, and a wide variety of other related subjects in between.
To the Editor: Recently the magical effect of zolpidem in bringing people in a vegetative state back to life was proclaimed in the general media.