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Can you tell me is ambien (zolpidem) more powerful than soma?

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Dr. Austina Cho
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Both powerful.: They are different b/c Ambien (zolpidem) is a sedative/hypnotic and Soma is a muscle relaxant. They can both cause drowsiness but are used for different purposes. Both can be potentially dangerous in high doses and cause respiratory cessation or coma. You can have withdrawal seizures if they are stopped abruptly after being taken in high doses.

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A 49-year-old member asked:

I was wondering is Ambien (zolpidem) more powerful than soma?

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Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Unrelated: Ambien (zolpidem) is a sedative hypnotic (sleeping pill) soma is a centrally acting muscle relaxant.

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