Clinical effects of zolpidem on sleep in elderly insomniacs
Du Yong, Zhuang Wanli , Zheng Anlin (School of Pharmacy, Shanghai Medical University, Shanghai 200032; Department of Internal Medicine, Huadong Hospital, Shanghai200040)
AIM:To study the clinical effects of zolpidem on sleep. METHODS:20 elderly insomniacs received zolpidem 5~10mg,po,for 28d. RESULTS:It was observed that zolpidem can markedly decrease sleep latency, increase sleep duration, and reduce the number of awakenings and dreams by patient self-contrast. Whereas no serious side effects were found. CONCLUSION:Zolpidem was a new generation of hypnotics with safety and effectiveness, especially suitable for elderly insomniacs.
【CateGory Index】： R969.3