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Drug Sleep Aid Pill for Ex-Alcoholic

A 32-year-old man comes to the physician with complaints of insomnia. He states for the past 3 weeks he has had difficulty going to sleep, though once he finally gets to sleep, he stays asleep without difficulty. The patient states that he is having no other difficulties. The patient has a past history of alcohol dependence, though he has been sober for over 3 years.
Which of the following medications is the best choice to prescribe to help the patient with his sleep?

a. Ramelteon
b. Trazodone
c. Zolpidem
d. Triazolam
e. Zaleplon
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would choose D-triazolam..since alcoholic(BZP's commonly used) and its short acting too
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Answer C because its the most commonly used
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