Non-benzodiazepine hypnotics, including the Z-drugs zaleplon, zolpidem and zopiclone, are a group of drugs used for insomnia. Non-benzodiazepine hypnotics were developed in the 1980s, as an alternative to the benzodiazepine hypnotics (benzos) are also used for sleep dysfunction.
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Learn more[edit | edit source]
- Dependence on benzodiazepines and Z-drugs - Pharmaceutical Journal
References[edit | edit source]
- Parsons, Graham (2012). "Dependence on benzodiazepines and Z-drugs. Having that conversation". Pharmaceutical Journal. 289 (289): 399–402.