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Ambien (Definition)

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


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I regrettably ate dinner late, ate 7:30 pm - how long do I have to wait for my stomach to empty so I can take my ambien CR?

I regrettably ate dinner late, ate 7:30 pm - how long do I have to wait for my stomach to empty so I can take my ambien CR?

2 hours : Normal gastric empty time is 2 hours post meal. Hi fat and GI motility issues aside, this should be fine. The food just delays absorption so drug would have less effect inducing sleep ...Read more

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I finally broke down and asked for Ambien (zolpidem) i took it on a empty stomach 10mg and did absolutely nothing? Insomnia is taking over my life

I finally broke down  and asked for Ambien (zolpidem) i took it on a empty stomach 10mg and did absolutely nothing? Insomnia is taking over my life

Sleep hygiene: 1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the same time each day, regardless of what time you fell asleep. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime many include a warm bath or shower, aroma therapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in a dark, quiet, cool room on comfortable mattress & pillows. ...Read more

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Chronic constipation and Shy-Dragar syndrome in a 41 yr old woman.....?

Chronic constipation and Shy-Dragar syndrome in a 41 yr old woman.....?

Shy Drager is the clue: This falls into a group of conditions under the heading of dysautonomia. In my view you have overwhelming mitochondrial dysfunction, resulting in energy deficiency, particularly in the lower brain. Though it sounds unlikely, you need to be given intravenous water-soluble vitamins to stimulate the mitochondria. I suggest that you find a physician that practices Alternative Complementary Medicine. Though the symptoms may sound to be psychological, they are the result of abnormal chemistry. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of eating garlic on an empty stomach?

What are the benefits of eating garlic on an empty stomach?

Garlic: i know of no benefit of eating garlic on an empty stomach. In fact it likely would make you feel bad, at least those around you would feel bad. ...Read more

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Can glumetza be taken on an empty stomach?

Can glumetza be taken on an empty stomach?

Possibly, but: Generally recommended to be taken with evening meal. Although low blood sugar levels r uncommon with metformin, can occur with strenuous activity or insufficient food intake or if being taken with other diabetes meds that r more often associated w/ hypoglycemia. ...Read more

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Can one take postinor 2 on an empty stomach?

Can one take postinor 2 on an empty stomach?

Sure: You can do that or you can eat something first if you prefer. ...Read more

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Should fampyra be taken on an empty stomach?

Should fampyra be taken on an empty stomach?

?Ampyra (dalfampridine): You could use with or without food twice daily, but some patients do have mild GI upset. Hopefully drug will assist. Note you do not list your meds, and not clear if you have been diagnosed as secondary progressive. Might discuss management with your neurologist, as multiple interventions may help. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take coq10 on an empty stomach?

Is it okay to take coq10 on an empty stomach?

Why not?: Coenzyme Q10 is similar to a vitamin & is made in your body. Your cells use it to produce energy for cell growth & maintenance. It also functions as an antioxidant. Can be found in many foods, but is high in organ meats (heart, liver, kidne)y, beef, soy oil, sardines, mackerel, peanuts. (See: http://www.webmd.com/heart-disease/heart-failure/tc/coenzyme-q10-topic-overview) ...Read more