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10 mg ambien (zolpidem) no longer works for me and my insurance no longer covers cr dose. what should i expect if i approach my doc about this? 2 yrs on ambien (zolpidem)

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Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Insomnia, Ambien (zolpidem): I understand your need to have good sleep. After using Ambien (zolpidem) for 2 years, you have developed Tolerance, so it is not effective any more. Ambien (zolpidem) CR will not be effective either. Insomnia is a symptom of effects of stress in your life for which Therapy, Breathing and Music Relaxation, Yoga, Meditation are beneficial. See Psychiatrist for Therapy, discuss anti-anxiety medications and follow through

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