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HOW TO STOP USING ADCO ZOLPIDEM

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Ambien (zolpidem) Withdrawal: You may have difficulty sleeping for a couple of weeks. But, you will get to a place where you can sleep naturally again. Hang in there. This is a ve ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That depends: If you have been taking average doses short-term and the cause of your insomnia has resolved, then this could go smoothly. If you have been taking Amb ... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
You could: You could, but if you've been taking it regularly for a long time you could have some rebound insomnia. I see that you also list "depression" as a co ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Congratulations: On your decision to stop using alcohol and sedatives. Withdrawal from alcohol should be nearly complete by now, but withdrawal from benzos (Lorazepam ... Read More
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Lorazepam?: This probably needs to be tapered if you've been on it a while. Conversion to a longer acting benzodiazepine like Klonopin (clonazepam) can help with ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Ambien (zolpidem): Individuals vary in regards to their tolerability & tolerance, also depends on whether other medications are taken along with ambien (zolpidem).
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Ambien (zolpidem): Work with your doctor on tapering, and applying sleep hygeine techniques.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
The prescribing doc: Holds the answer. You have insomnia of unspecified etiology at 24 years of age and prescribed 2 sedating drugs, a sedative and an anti-depressant with ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
13 years experience Cardiology
Tolerance: Lunesta (eszopiclone) is a good alternative. Medications like Ambien are addictive and people develop tolerance to it. I started prescribing relaxatio ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
You can not.: Using alprazolam together with zolpidem may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also ex ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 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 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Ambien (zolpidem): Yes, if prescribed. Sorry about your pet.

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