A 37-year-old female asked:
I take zoloft for panic disorder can i take ambien (zolpidem) at night for insomnia? dr put me on a valium for sleep & its not helping & i don't want to take it!
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Azmat Qayyumanswered
Pulmonary Critical Care 35 years experience
Yes: If Ambien (zolpidem) helps you can take it. Trazodone would be another alternative.I would suggest to talk with your. Doctor.
4.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dr. Judith Tellermananswered
Clinical Psychology 44 years experience
INSOMNIA: First have a physical exam to rule out a physical problem. Please consult with a Clinical Psychologist for psychotherapy to help you with ZOOM.com sessions. Research indicates with psychotherapy you can change & find better coping mechanisms. Please see a Psychiatrist for medication better for you than Ambien and Valium. You may also qualify for a sleep study.
65 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Aug 23, 2021
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