Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Sonata

Descriptions


Zaleplon is used to treat insomnia (trouble sleeping). It belongs to the group of medicines called central nervous system (CNS) depressants, which slows down the nervous system. Zolpidem will help you get to sleep faster and sleep throughout the night. In most cases, sleep medicines should only be used for short periods of time, such as 1 or 2 days, and generally for no longer than 1 or 2 weeks.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Capsule