Zolpidem tartrate is a prescription only drug used in short term relief of sleep Zolpidem tartrate can become habit forming with long term use. Other common side effects are numbness in extremities and menstrual pain.
Zolpidem tartrate Modulate GABA type A receptors in the brain and increase their action and increases inhibitory neurotransmission in the brain.
Rarely patients can get gastro intestinal effects such as nausea and vomiting. Certain patients may get respiratory depression. Some patients can get hallucinations. Some patients may get depression with this medication. So if a patient is having feelings of worthlessness, suicidal ideas or sad mood after taking this drug, he/she must see a doctor.