Zaleplon - a review of a novel sedative hypnotic used in the treatment of insomnia.

Abstract

Zaleplon (N-[3-(3-cyanopyrazolo[1,5-a] pyrimidin-7-yl) phenyl]-N-ethyl acetamide) is a non-benzodiazepine recently introduced for clinical use. This agent is indicated for the short-term treatment of insomnia. Preclinical studies have shown that the benzodiazepines triazolam and Ro17-1812 can substitute for zaleplon in animals trained to distinguish… (More)

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@article{Heydorn2000ZaleplonA, title={Zaleplon - a review of a novel sedative hypnotic used in the treatment of insomnia.}, author={William E Heydorn}, journal={Expert opinion on investigational drugs}, year={2000}, volume={9 4}, pages={841-58} }