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Side Effects of Zolpidem Sublingual Tablet

Notify your healthcare provider if you are taking zolpidem sublingual tablets for insomnia and experience depression, hallucinations, or changes in behavior. Although these types of problems may be serious, most reactions to this drug tend to be minor and easy to treat. Some of the more common side effects of zolpidem sublingual tablets include nausea, fatigue, and headaches.

An Introduction to Side Effects of Zolpidem Sublingual Tablets

Just like any medicine, zolpidem sublingual tablets (Edluar®Intermezzo®) can cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the medication will have problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. In a survey of hospitalized people, less than 1 percent of those who took normal doses of zolpidem sublingual tablets reported experiencing side effects.
(This article covers many, but not all, of the possible side effects with this drug. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list with you.)

Serious Zolpidem Sublingual Tablet Side Effects

Some side effects of this drug are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
  • Depression
  • Unusual, uninhibited behavior (sometimes described as drunken behavior)
  • Hallucinations
  • Bizarre behavior or personality changes, including suicidal thoughts or behaviors
  • Getting out of bed while not fully awake and walking, driving, eating, or doing other things in your sleep
  • Memory loss
  • Anxiety
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
    • An unexplained rash
    • Itching
    • Hives
    • Swelling of the mouth or throat
    • Wheezing
    • Difficulty breathing.

Zolpidem Sublingual Tablet Information

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