Zolpidem meaning

zōl'pə-dĕm'
A non-benzodiazepine sleep-inducing drug that is used primarily to treat insomnia.
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A non-benzodiazepine sleep-inducing drug, C19 H21 N3 O, used in its tartrate form to treat insomnia.
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A certain fast-acting hypnotic (sleep-inducing drug) used for the short-term treatment of insomnia, and marketed under several different trade names.
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Origin of zolpidem

  • (a)zol(e) p(yrim)id(ine) alteration of am(ide)
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition