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how many ambien does it take to kill you

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Moranville
35 years experience Psychiatry
Why?: I doubt that 6 ambien (zolpidem) would be lethal, but the more important question is why you would take more than prescribed.

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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shahid Rafique
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Not safe : You should not overdose on any medication including ambidn . If the maximum recommended dose is not effective then it should be changed and something ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Jacobs
21 years experience Child Psychiatry
Yes: That is a potentially lethal overdose. Please do not allow anyone who may be having thoughts of overdosing access to this much medication at once, an ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Very dangerous: Either of those medications taken in those amounts would cause severe complications and even death!
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: That would constitute a significant overdose.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
17 years experience Psychiatry
Ambien (zolpidem) -- how many?: Ambien (zolpidem) (or zolpodem) comes in 5mg and 10mg tablet strengths. Ambien (zolpidem) cr (controlled release) is available in 6.25mg and 12.5 mg t ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Gaffney
24 years experience Psychiatry
No : Not advisable to take 2 medications that work on the same receptors. Talk to your doctor about switching medications (or changing/titration the overa ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Fox
Dr. James Fox answered
13 years experience Psychiatry
Less effective: It's possible the medication may be less effective.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Ambien (zolpidem): Not fda-approved for under age 18.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: But not recommended as they may potentiate the effects. So be careful

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