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A 55-year-old female asked:

Is there any new sleep aid that is non-addictive beside ambien (zolpidem) and melotonia?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 30 years experience
Misinformed?: Ambien (zolpidem) is one of the most addictive medications ever developed and sold as a sleeping aid. The more we learn about this product the more many of us wish there was no such thing. It is thought that taking it seven days in a row leads to addiction.
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Last updated Feb 23, 2018

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