Zolpidem- Indications, Dosage, Contraindications, ADRs

Category of Drug Zolpidem is a Psychotherapeutic Drug
Mechanism of Action 
Indications Zolpidem is used for
Short term management of insomnia
Well Known
Pharmaceutical Brands
Available dosage forms1. TABLETS
Contraindications Severe hepatic insufficiency
Precautions1. Myasthenia gravis
2. Depressed patients
3. Hazardous occupations requiring complete
mental alertness or motor coordination
4. Obstructive sleep apnoea
5. Compromised respiratory function
6. Lactation
7. Pregnancy
8. Interactions
Adverse Effects1. Abnormal thinking
2. Behaviour changes, and
complex behaviours
3. Withdrawal effects
4. CNS-depressant effects
5. Ataxia
6. Confusion
7. Diplopia
8. Euphoria
9. Hepatitis
10. Anaphylactic reactions
Pregnancy Category C

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