NIKP-Zolpidem Description





Full Prescribing Info
Each tablet contains 10 mg of zolpidem tartrate.
Zolpidem tartrate has a chemical name of N,N,6-Trimethyl-2-(4-methylphenyl)imidazo[1,2-α] pyridine-3-acetamide hemi-(2R,3R)-tartrate. Its molecular formula is (C19H21N3O)2·C4H6O6, and the molecular weight is 764.87.
Zolpidem Tartrate occurs as a white crystalline powder. It is freely soluble in acetic acid (100), soluble in N,N-dimethylformamide and in methanol, sparingly soluble in water, and slightly soluble in ethanol (99.5) and in acetic anhydride. It dissolves in 0.1 mol/L hydrochloric acid test solution. It gradually changes to yellow in color on exposure to light.
Excipients/Inactive Ingredients: Lactose, cellulose, sodium starch glycolate, hypromellose, talc, magnesium stearate, macrogol, titanium oxide, yellow ferric oxide, ferric oxide, carnauba wax.
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