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Took Ambien (zolpidem) prob 7 was vary upset tryed staying up and collapsing passed out. Have headache and body pain. Is it from Ambien (zolpidem) or collaps?
Started ambien (zolpidem) 10 mg and 50 mg Seroquel two days ago for bad insomnia. Woke up with bad headaches two days in a row. Should I be concerned?
Yes: Is not a good idea to start two kinds of meds at same time. Your headaches likely due to the interaction of both. Try Ambien (zolpidem) alone first and see. If not working then ask your Dr. What to do. Seroquel helps to sleep but is not what's designed for... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
On Buspar (buspirone) 15mg headache and angry and having anxiety/panic attack first time in years prescribed by pa along with ambien. Can't function at all. Why?
Although buspar (buspirone) is 1: Of the dandiest drugs around, restlessness, nervousness, excitement & depressed mood have been described as possible side effects. Once in a while someone has a paradoxic reaction to the medication. Please tell your prescribing provider. Take care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've taken Ambien w/ success b4 but thinking my headache that won't go away is a side affect. Have tried Tylenol, (acetaminophen) ibuprofen, immitrex---no relief.?
I am currently taking ambein for insomnia. But every morning wheñ I wake up I am tiredd the whole dày and it feels like à truck hit me with a headache?
Every body different: Every body metabolism is different. Most will metabolize this drug in 8 hours but some it may be 4 and others it may be 12. Lower dose can be helpful but also make sure you don't have an actual sleep disorder that is being missed (like apnea) because medications like Ambien (zolpidem) worsen apnea so now apneas are longer and lower oxygen and you wake up feeling worse than when you go to bed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Results vary..: Ambien (zolpidem) is a sleep medication designed to provide you with uninterrupted sleep for about 8 hrs. There can be unwanted and even dangerous side effects. Sleep walking. Sleep eating sleep driving. If you are tryiing to trip on Ambien (zolpidem) and use it for purposes other than to treat insomnia the results are not predictable. An overdose of Ambien (zolpidem) with or without other drugs may be your last trip. ...Read more
Not usually: Not usually but if you suddenly stop taking it after being on it for a while some patients may get a jittery feeling due to a withdrawal effect. Obviously it would be best if you didn't need Ambien (zolpidem) to sleep. The following websites may be helpful in dealing with insomnia:http://bit. Ly/1H64Naf and http://bit. Ly/1BBVVRw Also go to the CheckList discussing CBT: "Overcoming Anxiety and Stress" ...Read more
Temazepam ; Desyrel (trazodone): Temazepam and trazodone (desyrel) remain excellent options if you need long=term medicinal insomnia treatment. You can also try cbti, psychotherapy to teach you how to fall asleep without medication. There are also plenty of sleep apps noted on this site and can be helpful and look up one of dr. Heidi fowler's excellent sleep hygiene responses on this site. Best wishes. ...Read more
Ambien (zolpidem) -- how many?: Ambien (zolpidem) (or zolpodem) comes in 5mg and 10mg tablet strengths. Ambien (zolpidem) cr (controlled release) is available in 6.25mg and 12.5 mg tablet strengths. Most commonly, Pts are rx'ed one tab of whichever strength their doc thinks best, right before bedtime. However, it's most important that you follow the instructions your doc gave about how, exactly, to take your ambien (zolpidem). If unsure, give a call :) ...Read more