Zolpidem use and risk of fractures: a systematic review and meta-analysis

  title={Zolpidem use and risk of fractures: a systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={S. M. Park and J. Ryu and D. R. Lee and D. Shin and J. Yun and J. Lee},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
  • S. M. Park, J. Ryu, +3 authors J. Lee
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • Osteoporosis International
  • SummaryZolpidem is a representative of non-benzodiazepine hypnotics. Recent epidemiologic studies have reported increased fracture risk in patients taking zolpidem, but the results have been inconsistent. The present meta-analysis shows that the use of zolpidem is associated with an increased risk of fractures.PurposePrevious studies have reported inconsistent findings regarding the association between the use of zolpidem and the risk of fractures. We performed a systematic literature review… CONTINUE READING
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