Zolpidem oral tablets are used to treat insomnia. Insomnia causes trouble falling asleep or staying asleep. The extended-release tablets are used if you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep.The low-dose (1.75-mg and 3.5-mg) sublingual tablets are used when you wake up in the middle of the night and have trouble falling back to sleep.
Prescribers should monitor for excess depressant effects, but impairment can occur in the absence of subjective symptoms, and may not be reliably detected by ordinary clinical exam. Zolpidem oral tablet can interact with several other medications like antibiotics such as clarithromycin and erythromycin, drugs used to treat fungal infections, such as ketoconazole, itraconazole, and voriconazole, ritonavir and atazanavir.