Stilnox is actually in a class of drugs called sedative or hypnotics or sleep medications. It has an effect on chemicals in your brain that may turn into lopsided and cause insomnia. It is actually helpful in relaxation by persuading sleep. Many people experience some disorders in sleeping, like trouble in falling asleep, waking up numerous times in night or waking up untimely in the morning. Keep in mind that it is a short term medication.