Triazolam and zolpidem: effects on human memory and attentional processes

@article{Mintzer1999TriazolamAZ,
  title={Triazolam and zolpidem: effects on human memory and attentional processes},
  author={Miriam Z. Mintzer and Roland R. Griffiths},
  journal={Psychopharmacology},
  year={1999},
  volume={144},
  pages={8-19}
}
Rationale: The imidazopyridine hypnotic zolpidem may produce less memory and cognitive impairment than classic benzodiazepines, due to its relatively low binding affinity for the benzodiazepine receptor subtypes found in areas of the brain which are involved in learning and memory. Objectives: The study was designed to compare the acute effects of single oral doses of zolpidem (5, 10, 20 mg/70 kg) and the benzodiazepine hypnotic triazolam (0.125, 0.25, and 0.5 mg/70 kg) on specific memory and… CONTINUE READING