Gender influences on efficacy and safety of sublingual zolpidem tartrate for middle‐of‐the‐night awakening in insomnia

@article{Roth2014GenderIO,
  title={Gender influences on efficacy and safety of sublingual zolpidem tartrate for middle‐of‐the‐night awakening in insomnia},
  author={Thomas Roth and Frank Steinberg and Nikhilesh N. Singh and Margaret Moline},
  journal={Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental},
  year={2014},
  volume={29}
}
Evaluate potential gender effects on efficacy and safety of a buffered zolpidem sublingual tablet (ZST) formulation. 
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