Definitions for zaleplon
A sedative hypnotic drug of the pyrazolopyrimidine class, mainly used to treat insomnia, rare among such drugs in having been found not to cause an increase in road traffic accidents.
Zaleplon is a sedative/hypnotic, almost entirely used for the management/treatment of insomnia. It is a nonbenzodiazepine hypnotic from the pyrazolopyrimidine class. Sonata is manufactured by King Pharmaceuticals of Bristol, TN; Starnoc has been discontinued in Canada. It's prescribed rarely in the United Kingdom; with zopiclone Imovane being the preferred "Z-drug" by the National Health Service, as zaleplon has been discontinued by the NHS.
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