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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Better not: Try one at a time, and don't combine with ambien, (zolpidem) best wishes
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Temazepam ; Desyrel (trazodone): Temazepam and trazodone (desyrel) remain excellent options if you need long=term medicinal insomnia treatment. You can also try cbti, psychotherapy to ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
37 years experience Family Medicine
Anxiety or stress: You may have underlying anxiety as well and sleeping pills alone dont always work if thoughts and worries are keeping you awake. Dont take extra Ambie ... Read More
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Dr. Vicken Poochikian
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Discuss lifestyle: If Ambien (zolpidem) is not working need to know more about your lifestyle, habits, stress, depression, anxiety.With some patients i try low dose sero ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
No: Both ambien and Xanax (alprazolam) can precipitate depression. With headaches and depression I think you need to get things sorted out (There are medi ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Callaghan
53 years experience Addiction Medicine
Another Ambien (zolpidem) 5 mg.: Both medications help you sleep. You can take another 5 mg. Of ambien, (zolpidem) lie down and try counting sheep. You're very anxious which prevents ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Other medications: Using Ambien (zolpidem) non-stop for that long would be expected to not work after awhile, because tolerance has likely developed. Ask your doctor ab ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Louis Delcampo
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Zolpidem (ambien): Ambien is extremely habit forming SE include Dizziness, Headache, Drowsiness, Hallucinations, Memory disorder, Muscle pains, Flu like symptoms. Can ha ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
28 years experience Psychiatry
No: Ask your dr first. Do not add sleeping agents without asking your prescribing dr.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
The best thing to do: is not to drive anywhere or to handle dangerous equipment until sedation has worn off. These things can happen - just need to keep yourself safe unt ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Ambien (zolpidem) CR: Usually it does, better than regular ambien, (zolpidem) keeping in mind that right after taking Ambien (zolpidem) you should put your head on pillow & ... Read More
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