Zolpidem

The Z-drugs are a group of drugs commonly referred to as the "non-benzodiazepines" that may be prescribed for short term use to deal with severe sleeping difficulties.  Z-drugs differ pharmacokinetically in their elimination half-lives, but are all short acting compared with classical benzodiazepines. Often users are unaware of the serious health risks involved in the misuse of these drugs including risk of coma, respiratory depression and death associated with excess doses in combination with alcohol or other CNS depressants. Reported psychosocial effects include depressed mental activity, memory loss, personality and mood changes, lethargy, disinhibition, chronic paranoia and aggression.

Whole Blood
Post Mortem Blood
Urine
Oral Fluid
Hair
Meconium
Vitreous Humor
Tissue

Cross Reactivity

Analyte Compound
Cross Reactivity %
CR%
Zolpidem
LOD: 0.52 ng/mL
Zolpidem 100
Zolpidem Metabolite I (Zolpidem Phenyl-4-carboxylic acid)
37

All data in the above table refers to our whole blood matrix.

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