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Zolpidem
COMMON & BRAND NAMES
Ambien; Stilnox; Sublinox
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATION
Hypnotic; Sleep-aid
CHEMICAL NAME
N,N-6-trimethyl-2-p-tolyl-imidazo[1,2-a]pyridine- 3-acetamide L-(+)-tartrate
DESCRIPTION
Zolpidem is a short-acting sedative-hypnotic prescribed for the short-term treatment of insomnia. It interacts with the GABA-BZ receptor complex and shares some of the pharmacological properties of the benzodiazepines. As with most benzodiazepines, zolpidem can cause anterograde amnesia (forgetting the period during the effects).
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