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What is zolpidem used to treat?

Zolpidem is prescribed as a short-term treatment for people who have insomnia or other sleep problems, such as difficulty falling asleep or difficulty sleeping through the night. Zolpidem belongs to a group of medications called sedative-hypnotics. It works by slowing brain activity to allow sleep.

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