A 42-year-old member asked:
What does ambien (zolpidem) treat?
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Psychiatry 42 years experience
Insomnia: Ambien (zolpidem) treats insomnia, but not curatively. It is a symptom management tool only, to be used on a temporary basis. If your insomnia is long-standing, it's best to have a full evaluation. While it may well help you sleep, Ambien (zolpidem) can also be habit-forming.
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
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A 40-year-old member asked:
What sort of problem does Ambien (zolpidem) treat?
3 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 14 years experience
Insomnia-temporarily: Ambien (zolpidem) is a medication taken at bedtime for insomnia and really has no other use. It is indicated for short term use. I tell patients to take the medication when they are in bed as it can sometimes cause periods of amnesia between when it is taken and when you go to sleep.
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Last updated Oct 22, 2018
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