NIKP-Zolpidem

NIKP-Zolpidem Dosage/Direction for Use

zolpidem

Manufacturer:

Nichi-Iko

Distributor:

DKSH
Full Prescribing Info
Dosage/Direction for Use
The recommended initial dose is 5 mg for women and either 5 or 10 mg for men, taken only once per night immediately before bedtime with at least 7-8 hours remaining before the planned time of awakening.
If the 5 mg dose is not effective, the dose can be increased to 10 mg. In some patients, the higher morning blood levels following use of 10 mg dose increase the risk of next day impairment of driving and other activities that require full alterness.
Use the lowest effective dose for the patient.
The total dose of zolpidem should not exceed 10 mg once daily immediately before bedtime.
The recommended dose of zolpidem in elderly patients is 5 mg once daily immediately before bedtime.
The recommended dose of zolpidem in patients with hepatic insufficiency is 5 mg once daily immediately before bedtime.
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