A Case Report of Zolpidem-Induced Somnambulism

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Sir: The physiology of sleep, memory, awareness, and arousal can be influenced by different drugs.1 Zolpidem tartrate is a nonbenzodiazepine hypnotic agent of the imidazopyridine group with a rapid onset and short duration of action. Its side effect profile is milder than those of benzodiazepines and barbiturates used for treating insomnia.2

Prim Care Companion J Clin Psychiatry 2005;7(2):74 [letter]

https://doi.org/10.4088/PCC.v07n0207a