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What foods and alcohol interact with zolpidem?

While food has little impact, alcohol multiplies the effect of the sleep aid zolpidem, further decreasing your inhibitions and your respiratory drive. Watch sleep expert Michael Breus, PhD, discuss the various dangers of mixing alcohol and zolpidem.

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