Zolpimist (zolpidem tartrate oral spray) is available as an oral solution designed to be sprayed directly into the mouth over the tongue. Each metered actuation of Zolpimist delivers 5 mg of zolpidem tartrate in 100 μL. Two actuations deliver 10 mg of zolpidem tartrate. Zolpimist (zolpidem tartrate oral spray) includes the following inactive ingredients: artificial cherry flavor, benzoic acid, citric acid monohydrate, hydrochloric acid, neotame, propylene glycol, and purified water.
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Before using this medication, l your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: kidney disease, liver disease, mental/mood problems (such as depression, thoughts of suicide), personal or family history of regular use/abuse of drugs/alcohol/other substances, personal or family history of sleepwalking, lung/breathing problems (such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease-COPD, sleep apnea), a certain muscle disease (myasthenia gravis).
Zolpidem may cause a severe allergic reaction. Stop taking zolpidem and get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
The effects of this drug can last even after you wake up the next.
Before using zolpidem, l your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
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Zolpidem tartrate is a white to off-white crystalline powder that is sparingly soluble in water, alcohol, and propylene glycol. It has a molecular weight of 764.89.
Zolpimist contains zolpidem tartrate, a non-benzodiazepine hypnotic of the imidazopyridine class. Chemically, zolpidem is N,N,6-trimethyl-2-p-tolylimidazo pyridine-3-acetamide L-(+)tartrate (2:1). It has the following structure:
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