Not Medical Advice: Pill imprint TEVA 74 has been identified as Zolpidem tartrate 10 mg.
Zolpidem is used to treat insomnia and belongs to a class of medications called sedative-hypnotics. It works by slowing action in the brain to allow sleep.
Zolpidem comes in extended-release (long-acting) tablet (Ambien CR) and as a tablet (Ambien) to take by mouth. Zolpidem also comes as an oral spray (Zolpimist) which is sprayed into the mouth over the tongue and a sublingual tablet (Edluar, Intermezzo) to place under the tongue.
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