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is it bad to take ambien every night

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
44 years experience Psychiatry
AMBIEN (zolpidem): Ambien (zolpidem) should only be used for short periods for insomnia.

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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Smith
39 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: Tolerance may or may not develop. Some depends on what you are taking it for, what other medicines you are taking, and how well it is working.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Ambien (zolpidem): Nope. Not at all. This highly addicting and dangerous medication does not provide good restorative sleep. It is something that knocks a person out bu ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Benadryl (diphenhydramine) vs ambien: If you can do without neither, would be better, or use only short term. Both can cause tolerance (you need more to get the same effect), so better sta ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Scuba
24 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Narcotics: The narcotic is prescribed for back pain and it is not a sleep medication. Adding Ambien (zolpidem) to it is not wise as it is indicated for short te ... Read More
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Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Rls: Restless leg syndrome is a diagnosis of exclusion which means all must be ruled out first. Restless leg is associated with iron deficiency anemia go b ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes it would be bad: and the fact that you are asking that online rather than of the prescriber would lead me to believe that either 1) it is NOT prescribed and/or 2) you ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Forshing Lui
42 years experience Neurology
Combination medicati: Yes, it is OK to take all of them together as prescribed by your doctor.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
18: Ambien (zolpidem) for individiduals 18 & older.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience Psychiatry
It depends: On what happens to you. In some people, Ambien (zolpidem) can cause a rapid heart rate as a side effect. This may or may not happen to you. In gene ... Read More
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