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


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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?

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?

Suicidal: You need to call 911now and get emergency medical treatment for overdose. I'm very concerned. Life is hard and sometimes we face what appears to be hopeless situations but there are always hope. Please, their are people who care about you. :) ...Read more

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Can I take 10 mg Ambien and children tylenol (acetaminophen) for headache at same time?

Can I take 10 mg Ambien and children tylenol (acetaminophen) for headache at same time?

Yes: If it is ok for you to take either med alone, then you can take them together. You have no liver abnormalities, right? ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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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?

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 more

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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'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.?

May be: Headache is one of the common side effects of Ambien (zolpidem). Did the headaches begin when you started Ambien (zolpidem)? Contact your prescribing doctor and discuss this potential side effect with him/her. There are other sleep medications to consider. ...Read more

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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 more

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Ambien (zolpidem) and claritind?

Ambien (zolpidem) and claritind?

Sleepy not sneezy?: Ambien (zolpidem) will help you sleep; Claritin d will help with nasal allergy symptoms, but sometimes can cause restlessness and difficulty sleeping. ...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)?

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

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Ambien (zolpidem) trip and its affects?

Ambien (zolpidem) trip and its affects?

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

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How hard is it coming off ambien (zolpidem)?

Not very, but. ..: Do this gradually under your physician's direction. ...Read more

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Can ambien (zolpidem) make you feel jittery?

Can ambien (zolpidem) make you feel jittery?

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

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When Ambien (zolpidem) doesn't work any longer?

When Ambien (zolpidem) doesn't work any longer?

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

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What number of Ambien (zolpidem) should I take?

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

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Do you build a tolerance with ambien (zolpidem)?

Yes: The studies would suggest not, but my experience with patients says yes. Ambien (zolpidem) only treats difficulty falling asleep which can be due to many different problems. It doesn't treat the underlying cause, eg depression, anxiety, adhd, drug abuse etc. You need to treat the underlying cause otherwise Ambien (zolpidem) will either not work or make the problem worse. ...Read more

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Can ambien (zolpidem) be prescribed on healthtap?

Ambien (zolpidem): Ambien (zolpidem) is not available via Healthtap since it is a controlled substance. ...Read more

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Can I take ambien (zolpidem) and luesta togerher?

No: Not advisable to take 2 medications that work on the same receptors. Talk to your doctor about switching medications (or changing/titration the overall dose). Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: ambien (zolpidem)?

Please describe the medication: ambien (zolpidem)?

Ambien (zolpidem): Ambien (zolpidem) is prescription sleep aid. Helps initiate sleep. ...Read more

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Does Ambien (zolpidem) cr work on the first night?

Yes: Sounds like you have some concern; a frank discussion with your physician is the first step. ...Read more

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What sort of problem does Ambien (zolpidem) treat?

Difficulty Sleeping: Ambien (zolpidem) is a prescription medicine that is used after sleep hygiene has failed-- same bedtime, no caffeine after 1pm, exercise but not too close to bedtime, avoiding alcohol. It is also important to make sure there are no other issues such as anxiety or depression, or medical conditions such as thyroid disorders. ...Read more

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How is Ambien (zolpidem) dangerous to your health?

Amnesia: Multiple post marketing reports have been forwarded to providers regarding problems with ambein. In addition, reports of addiction can result for use. Fda sent out recommendations to no longer prescribe 10mg dose. ...Read more

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Should I be worried about taking ambien (zolpidem)?

Ambien (zolpidem)?: Is sleeping medication, that should be taken on as needed basis only. However, u should be careful when u take it, until u see how it impact u. I have seen patient who claimed they found themselves clocking in the kitchen or driving their car without remembering. ...Read more

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What happens if you take expired ambien (zolpidem)?

Less effective: It's possible the medication may be less effective. ...Read more