Definition of Zolpidem Tartrate

The tartrate salt form of zolpidem, an imidazopyridine derivative with sedative-hypnotic property. Zolpidem, a non-benzodiazepine compound, selectively binds to the omega-1 subclass of the gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) type A receptor, a chloride ionophore complex in the brain. This leads to the opening of chloride channels causing hyperpolarization and inhibition of neuronal firing, and mimicking synaptic actions of GABA.

Zolpidem Tartrate is from the group

Sedative and Hypnotic

Other Names for Zolpidem Tartrate

Zolpidem Tartrate


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