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What is Zolpidem prescribed for?

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Posted on Tue, 20 Oct 2015 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Question: hi dr i am 54 years old male with blood pressure and cholesterol now i am taking

zolpidem 5mg one a day was told to keep my heart beat down and make my drowsy immdietly what is this pill acctually , good for thank you
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Answered by Dr. Benard Shehu 13 minutes later
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Detailed Answer:
Hi and thank you for asking!
I read your query and understood your concerns.

Zolpidem is a sedative / hypnotic medication and is of help in controlling anxiety and stress related arrhythmia and hypertension.

Since this is a medication that may have unwanted effects you should discuss with your doctor about this preparation.

Hope this will be of interest!
Wish you health!
Dr. Shehu
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