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Letters To the Editor

A Case of Parenteral Zolpidem Dependence With Opioid-Like Withdrawal Symptoms

Ching-Ling Kao, MD; Shu-Chi Huang, MD; Yung-Jen Yang, MD; Shih-Jen Tsai, MD

Published: September 1, 2004

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Sir: Zolpidem, an imidazopyridine hypnotic agent, is suggested to have minimal risk of abuse or dependence.1 Nonetheless,there are some case reports documenting its abuse, dependence, and withdrawal effects.2-4 We present a case of intravenous zolpidem abuse with opioid-like withdrawal symptoms.


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Volume: 65

Quick Links: Addiction , Substance Use Disorders

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