Medication Brand Conversion - Zolpidem

posted Aug 24, 2017, 7:19 PM by Izam Ezri Mohd Zakaria   [ updated Oct 3, 2017, 7:02 PM ]
24th August 2017 (Circular No. SP PPUM:  309/2017):

UMMC will soon be supplying patients on oral Zolpidem with "Zopim" tablets by Taiwan Biotech Co. Ltd, Taiwan in place of "Stilnox" tablets by Sanofi-Aventis.

The previous restrictions for supply of this medication still applies.
Outpatient Pharmacy will only be able to supply to Government Servants / Pensioners and their dependants when prescribed by doctors of Psychological Medicine.
All other categories of patients will need to purchase this medication from PharmUMMC.

Zolpidem 10mg tablet (Zopim)