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zolpidem

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Zolpidem Tartrate Stilnox Adult

zolpidem - Handling

How should I handle zolpidem safely?

zolpidem - Storage

How should I store zolpidem?

Keep away from children;#Keep in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight;#Store at room temperature;#

How should I dispose of zolpidem safely?

​Throw away any unused or expired medicines. Consult your medical professional if you are unsure with respect to how to safely dispose of any excess medicines/expired medicines.

zolpidem - Additional Information

​What are the things I need to know or look out for while taking this medicine?

  • Avoid driving or any other activities that requires concentration until you see how this medicine affects you.
  • Inform your other healthcare professionals that you are on this medicine as well.
  • Discuss with your doctor or pharmacist before you take any other medicines or natural products.
  • Taking this medicine along with opioid painkillers such as codeine and morphine may lead to side effects. Inform your healthcare provider if you are taking any painkillers or cough preparations.
  • Ensure that you have at least 7-8 hours of sleep if you take this medicine. It is recommended to wait at least 12 hours before engaging in activities that requires concentration such as driving.
  • Do not share your medicines with others
  • Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions about your medicine
  • Updated on Monday, March 11, 2019
  • Article contributed by Pharmacy Changi General Hospital

    The information provided is not intended as medical advice. Terms of use. Information provided by SingHealth

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