A 24-year-old female asked:
I take 10mg of ambien (zolpidem) a night. i can't sleep without it have tried all herbal & melatonin. my ambien (zolpidem) doesn't work if i have eaten anything within 6hrs?
1 doctor answer • 5 doctors weighed in
General Practice 30 years experience
Tolerance: Ambien (zolpidem) fails to work forever. It is a dangerous and unhealthy choice for chronic sleep problems. It does not allow one taking it to get full rest or to get natural sleep cycles. Using it daily leads to addiction. Addiction leads to tolerance and the drug becomes ineffective. You are not born with an "ambien' deficiency. Learning how to sleep naturally is the goal here. Please consider no ambie.
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