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would the drug ZOLPIDEM help?

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Hi I got a male cousin and a 14 year old boy firstly my male cousin suffers with SCHIZOPHRENIA and my 14 year old boy suffers with dylexsia I would like to know would the drug ZOLPIDEM help them in any way possible

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replied February 10th, 2015
Schizophrenia Answer A51030
Hello and Welcome

I appreciate your concern

Zolpidem is basically a new benzodiazepine whose main advantage is lesser hangover effect after initial induction off sleep. It does not help much in dyslexia especially if there is no stress or anxiety component associated with the patient. It may help in schizophrenia in the short term but mainly Anti psychotics are used in schizophrenic patients for better control.

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