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What is difference between controlled reslese Ambien (zolpidem) and regular?

Duration of action: Regular Ambien (zolpidem) is released into the bloodstream as soon as it is digested. Ambien-cr (which is only available brand-name and is more expensive) is released gradually into the bloodstream, so its effects last longer (more hours). Otherwise they are chemically the same. ...Read more

Ambien (Definition)

Zolpidem is a sleep-inducer which is a kind of ...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?

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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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) habit forming?

Is Ambien (zolpidem) habit forming?

Yes: Yes it can be habit forming. Other sleeping agents are not. Ask your dr if any options exist for you. ...Read more

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Okay to split Ambien (zolpidem) cr?

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Ambien-CR: Not advised to split any slow release medication. ...Read more

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Can you take 30mg of ambien (zolpidem)?

Ambien (zolpidem): That would exceed the recommended dose of 10mg. ...Read more

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