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Does zolpidem have any risks besides the side effects?

Zolpidem is intended to make you sleep, but it can make some people more active during sleep. Some people got out of bed and drove their cars, prepared and ate food, had sex, made phone calls or were involved in other activities while partly asleep. After they woke up, these people were usually unable to remember what they had done. Call your doctor right away if any of these experiences happen to you.

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