PSYCHOGERIATRICS, vol.18, no.4, pp.321-323, 2018 (SCI-Expanded)
Article / Article
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
delirium, insomnia, zopiclone, WITHDRAWAL, ZOLPIDEM
Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated:
Both insomnia and its treatment can lead to the development of delirium in older adults. In the present case, delirium occurred after a single dose of zopiclone was given for insomnia treatment in an 84-year-old patient. Considering the case, patients and caregivers should be informed about the rare complication when zopiclone is prescribed.