Clinical Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Zolpidem

  title={Clinical Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Zolpidem},
  author={P. Salv{\`a} and J. Costa},
  journal={Clinical Pharmacokinetics},
  • P. Salvà, J. Costa
  • Published 1995
  • Medicine
  • Clinical Pharmacokinetics
  • SummaryZolpidem is an imidazopyridine which differs in structure from the benzodiazepines and zopiclone. It is a strong sedative with only minor anxiolytic, myorelaxant and anticonvulsant properties, and has been shown to be effective in inducing and maintaining sleep in adults. The available evidence suggests that zolpidem produces no rebound or withdrawal effects, and patients have experienced good daytime alertness. Zolpidem 10mg in non-elderly and a reduced dose of 5mg in elderly… CONTINUE READING
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