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Who should NOT take zolpidem?

Children should not take zolpidem. Zolpidem is also risky for certain adults, including women who are pregnant, women planning a pregnancy or nursing. This medication may not be for you if you have a history of alcohol or drug abuse, depression, liver disease or lung and breathing problems. Ask your doctor about any other health conditions you have, especially sleep apnea and muscle problems.

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