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Concept: Z-drug

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zolpidem, zopiclone, eszopiclone and zaleplon, also known as ‘Z-drugs’, are commonly used as alternatives to benzodiazepines (BZDs) to treat insomnia. Z-drugs are often perceived as safer than BZDs. We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis evaluating the association between Z-drugs and fracutres, falls and injuries.

Concepts: Benzodiazepine, Hypnotic, Insomnia, Zaleplon, Zolpidem, Zopiclone, Nonbenzodiazepine, Z-drug