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How long should i wait after drinking before ambien

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Soto
Psychiatry 26 years experience
24: It is very dangerous to combine any sedative and alcohol. Ambien (zolpidem) is particularly dangerous. It has a negative side effect of causing you t... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Steiner
Psychiatry 43 years experience
go right to sleep!: If you mean drink alcohol, don't! if you simply meant you wanted a drink of water, there is a sublingual form of zolpidem called edular that does req... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 45 years experience
Alcohol: It is better not to drink while taking ambien (zolpidem). If you have to limit to 1-2 drinks.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicholas Stratas
Psychiatry 61 years experience
Caution: Not a good idea to mix these. Ambioen has its own side effects even without alcohol.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Ambien (zolpidem): In moderation & if u hold that night's Ambien (zolpidem) dose.
A female asked:
Dr. Carman Clark
Clinical Psychology 16 years experience
Ambien and Alcohol: Mixing ambien and alcohol can be DEADLY; and the FDA warns against even taking it hours after consuming alcohol. Ambien can be detected in urine 12-60... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Fietsam
Thoracic Surgery 35 years experience
Yes, but...: You are creating a rollercoaster type of behavior which suggests pending addiction. The Ambien (zolpidem) won't work as well, plus, more and more rep... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Realize: The two may work against each other, as the caffeine in coffee is a stimulant and may keep you awake, while sleeping pills do the opposite. You may w... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
Prescribed?: Did Rx for both from the same Dr - or do they know about the other? Did you get instructions? The combo can have risks of dizziness and it's best to ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moranville
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Why: If you mean at the same time they defeat the purpose of each other. Red Bull and other energy drinks have caffeine which is a stimulant. They also hav... Read More

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