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ZOLPIDEM belongs to a class of drugs called 'sedative-hypnotics' primarily used in the short-term treatment of insomnia. Insomnia is a disorder of sleep that causes difficulty in falling asleep or staying asleep. It may be acute (short-term) or chronic (long-term) in nature due to various complications like stress, anxiety, and breathing problems.

ZOLPIDEM contains Zolpidem which works by increasing the activity of GABA, which is a chemical messenger in the brain acting as a natural nerve-calming agent, thereby inducing sleep. Thus, ZOLPIDEM relaxes muscles, reduces anxiety, and helps to fall asleep.

Take ZOLPIDEM as prescribed. Your doctor will advise you how often you take ZOLPIDEM based on your medical condition. Some people may experience dizziness, diarrhoea, drowsiness, headache, nausea, vomiting, nose or throat infections, tiredness, stomach pain, double vision, and back pain. Most of these side effects of ZOLPIDEM do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.