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If insomnia is severe will dr increase ambien (zolpidem) to 15 mg for female in some cases?

If insomnia is severe will dr increase ambien (zolpidem) to 15 mg for female in some cases?

Probably not.: Most guidelines do not recommend ambien (zolpidem) higher than 10 for women and in some cases stick to 5mg. Consider thinking about what other things you may be going through In your life at this time that could be adding to your stress and have an open conversation with your psychiatrist or therapist. Good luck. ...Read more

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Zolpidem is a sleep-inducer which is a kind of ...Read more


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15 mg Ambien (zolpidem) ok to take while 20 weeks pregnant? Ob gave 10 but its not working. I have routines don't take meds unless have to. Straight forward please

15 mg Ambien (zolpidem) ok to take while 20 weeks pregnant? Ob gave 10 but its not working. I have routines  don't take meds unless have to. Straight forward please

Ambien (zolpidem): The answer is absolutely not. One should never take a medication at a dose that is above safe levels. Many people who use Ambien (zolpidem) grow tolerant of it and it becomes less and less effective. Please get in to see your doctor to find another alternative. ...Read more

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Is 15 mg of Ambien (zolpidem) too much for 200 lb. Female?

Is 15 mg of Ambien (zolpidem) too much for 200 lb. Female?

FDA thinks so: Amien/zolpidem is not approved by the fda for more than 10 mg in any person regardless of weight. With that being said, it is studied in europe to 20mg+. Side effects go up with increased dose. ...Read more

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What will 15mg of ambien do to me and how long until it works?

Zolpidem (ambien): Ambien is extremely habit forming SE include Dizziness, Headache, Drowsiness, Hallucinations, Memory disorder, Muscle pains, Flu like symptoms. Can have full blown Allergic Rxn. Extremely dangerous if taken with Pain meds, Valium, Soma, alcohol, Antidepressants. Can all cause you to stop breathing especially during sleep, and you snore, you are over weight, you have asthma/COPD Try MELATONIN SL ...Read more

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What is Ambien (zolpidem) used for?

What is Ambien (zolpidem) used for?

Insomnia: Ambien (zolpidem) has an indication for the short term treatment of insomnia. In clinical practice is not only used on a short-term basis. ...Read more

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Is Ambien (zolpidem) considered a narcatic?

Is Ambien (zolpidem) considered a narcatic?

Category IV: Ambien, the brand name for zolpidem, is a category IV controlled substance per the controlled substances act determined by the dea and fda. That means that zolpidem, like other benzodiazepines and their "relatives" have a potential for abuse/dependence. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 15 mg of ambien (zolpidem)?

Is it safe to take 15 mg of ambien (zolpidem)?

Maybe: The usual upper dose for a male is 10 mg. However, everyone is different. 15 mg is too much for some and not enough for another. If you have a concern, consult your prescriber. ...Read more

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Large doses of ambien (zolpidem)?

Large doses of ambien (zolpidem)?

Unsafe & addictive: Might be life threatening. If u or somebody u know have been taking it, call 911. Otherwise my advice: stay away from it. ...Read more

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What does Ambien (zolpidem) treat?

What does Ambien (zolpidem) treat?

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. ...Read more

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