A 34-year-old female asked:
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i've been taking two ambien (zolpidem) cr at night instead of one because i got used to dosage. is this safe? could it kill me? i know others do it.

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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 else should be tried.
Answered on Nov 7, 2016
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Discuss with ur Dr: Regarding this matter. Taking any medications beyond the recommended dose will give d potential for a cardiovascular event or respiratory xompromise. God bless you. http://www.rxlist.com/ambien-drug/overdosage-contraindications.htm. http://www.rxlist.com/ambien-drug/overdosage-contraindications.htm. http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=47584.
Answered on Nov 29, 2015

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