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A 46-year-old male asked:

I take flourazapam for insomnia and am currently out my wife takes ambien (zolpidem) in my business we take a monthly hair test will the ambien (zolpidem) show up?

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Dr. Jane Kang
Psychiatry 21 years experience
Yes: Ambien (zolpidem) can show up in hair even after 1 dose. I do not know if your work tests for this specifically, or just sedatives in general. I would not recommend taking another person's medication anyway because it may not work for you, or affect you badly. Especially since your work tests you and you do not have a prescription yourself, you should not take your wife's Ambien (zolpidem).

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Last updated Apr 1, 2016

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