Zolpimist Dosage

Generic name: zolpidem oral spray, metered
Drug class: Miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.

 

 Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  SPRAY: 5 mg per actuation

Insomnia, short-term tx

[female pts]
Dose: 5 mg PO qhs; Max: 10 mg/day; Info: for sleep onset; use lowest effective dose, shortest possible tx duration; give immediately before bedtime and >7h before planned awakening; give 5 mg PO qhs in elderly or debilitated pts; give on empty stomach; reevaluate if insomnia persists after 7-10 days of tx; taper dose gradually to D/C if prolonged use
[male pts]
Dose: 5-10 mg PO qhs; Max: 10 mg/day; Info: for sleep onset; use lowest effective dose, shortest possible tx duration; give immediately before bedtime and >7h before planned awakening; give 5 mg PO qhs in elderly or debilitated pts; give on empty stomach; reevaluate if insomnia persists after 7-10 days of tx; taper dose gradually to D/C if prolonged use

Renal dosing

[see below]
renal impairment: no adjustment
HD: no adjustment; no supplement; PD: not defined

Hepatic dosing

[adjust dose amount]
hepatic impairment: 5 mg qhs

SRC: NLM .