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how long should i take ambian

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Dr. Cody Mead answered
12 years experience Family Medicine
600mg?: Of what medication?
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: if 600mg of Motrin with Ambien (zolpidem)
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Ambien (zolpidem): 600mg. of what? . Please clarify.

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Ambien (zolpidem): You are already above the recommended dose of Ambien (zolpidem). It is dangerous to go any higher and is unlikely to be effective, but may cause the ... Read More
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Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Overdose: The maximum dose is 10 mg a day. If not working see your doctor foe a medication change. Decrease caffeine, alcohol. smoking.
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A male asked:
Dr. Mary Vanko
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Drug combo.: Generally you do not mix Ambien and Benedryl, Benedryl may make you so tired that you don't need the Ambien.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
I agree: It can cause a number of bizarre reactions and side effects including amnesia and seizures.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
No, not recommended: There's tremendous potential for adverse drug-drug interaction btwn Xanax (alprazolam) & Ambien (zolpidem). Check out http://www.drugs.com/interac ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hanul Bhandari
13 years experience Sleep Medicine
Not a good idea...: Insomnia can be frustrating. But medications are only part of the treatment. Don't take them together. Good sleep hygiene is key. Try to avoid electro ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Tolerance.: If taken regularly, tolerance develops and then it can stop working. The key is to take it only when really needed and not as a routine every night.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
30 years experience Pediatrics
Benadryl (diphenhydramine): Benadryl (diphenhydramine) will help with itching and rash from an allergic reaction. An individual with lip or tongue swelling, or any sensation of ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Insomnia: There a re few other Rx medications you can ask your doctor about such as Lunesta or Belsomra. Over the counter Tylenol (acetaminophen) PM often help ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Ask your own doctor: For this one, please ask your own physician who prescribed the ambien (zolpidem). I don't know what dose you were given, why it was prescribed, what ... Read More

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