Class: Nonbenzodiazepine/Imidazopyridine FDA Indications: Short-term Treatment Of Insomnia Off-Label Use: Jet Lag, Analgesia
FDA Schedule IV Forms: 5, 10mg tablet; 6.25, 12.5mg CR tablet; 1.75, 3.5mg sublingual tab (Intermezzo) Dose Range: 10-20 mg/day Starting: 10 mg qhs; recommend start at 5 mg for women, elderly, patients with lower body weight. PDR lists maximum dose of 10 mg, but in practice many patients require and tolerate 20 mg QHS dosing. Stopping: Taper to avoid rebound insomnia
Contraindications: None, other than patients with known hypersensitivity to zolpidem Serious Side Effects: Anterograde amnesia; somnambulism (0.3-1%), sleep related eating and sleep-driving Side Effects: dizziness, nausea, amnesia, amnesia, daytime somnolence
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