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Relationship between zolpidem use and stroke risk: a Taiwanese population-based case-control study.

Authors
  • Huang, Wei-Shih1
  • Tsai, Chon-Haw
  • Lin, Che-Chen
  • Muo, Chih-Hsin
  • Sung, Fung-Chang
  • Chang, Yen-Jung
  • Kao, Chia-Hung
  • 1 Department of Neurology, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan. , (China)
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry
Publisher
"Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc."
Publication Date
May 01, 2013
Volume
74
Issue
5
Identifiers
DOI: 10.4088/JCP.12m08181
PMID: 23759463
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This population-based study positively associated the use of zolpidem with increased risk of ischemic stroke. Our findings warrant further large-scale and in-depth investigations in this area.

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