People with a sleep-related eating disorder have frequent episodes of compulsive eating while sleepwalking during the night. The person has impaired consciousness while preparing food and eating it, with little or no memory of these actions the next morning. A sleep-related eating disorder can cause dangerous use of kitchen appliances or injury from eating something toxic.
Little or no appetite for breakfast, Eating more food after dinner than during the meal, Eating more than half of daily food intake after dinner hour, A persisting pattern for at least two months.
More than 90% of zolpidem exists in its protein-bound form, and it is rapidly absorbed with a bioavailability of approximately 70%. After a single 20-mg oral dose, typical values of the pharmacokinetic variables of zolpidem in humans are a peak plasma concentration occurring 0.75 to .6 hours postdose and a terminal elimination half-life of 1.5 to 3.2 hours. Compared with the majority of benzodiazepines, zolpidem is relatively short acting, with an ultrashort half-life,2 and increases sleep stability by significantly improving the sleep depth and sleep quality.