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zolpidem

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Zolpidem Tartrate Stilnox Adult

zolpidem - What is it for

​Zolpidem is used for short term treatment of conditions such as insomnia (sleep problems).

It may be given to you for other reasons. Do check with your doctor what you are taking this for.

zolpidem - Additional Information

​What are the things I need to know or look out for while taking this medicine?

  • Avoid driving or any other activities that requires concentration until you see how this medicine affects you.
  • Inform your other healthcare professionals that you are on this medicine as well.
  • Discuss with your doctor or pharmacist before you take any other medicines or natural products.
  • Taking this medicine along with opioid painkillers such as codeine and morphine may lead to side effects. Inform your healthcare provider if you are taking any painkillers or cough preparations.
  • Ensure that you have at least 7-8 hours of sleep if you take this medicine. It is recommended to wait at least 12 hours before engaging in activities that requires concentration such as driving.
  • Do not share your medicines with others
  • Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions about your medicine
  • Updated on Monday, March 11, 2019
  • Article contributed by Pharmacy Changi General Hospital

    The information provided is not intended as medical advice. Terms of use. Information provided by SingHealth

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