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A 47-year-old member asked:

Okay to split ambien (zolpidem) cr?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Donald Jacobson
A Verified Doctoranswered
41 years experience
No: It turns it into immediate release ambien (zolpidem). If your doc wants you on regular ambien (zolpidem), have it prescribed at standard doses.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Ambien-CR: Not advised to split any slow release medication.
Last updated Feb 12, 2017

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