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Any Chance Of Unusual Behavior From Taking Ambien For Sleep Apnea
I just took 2 pills of Ambien (zolpidem) to overcome my insomnia. I also have moderate obstructive sleep apnea. How safe is this dosage 20 mg.
Unsafe: your history and oversose on ambien (zolpidem) are both bad for sleep tablets used with a pt with OSA. seek medical attention as it suggests on the label as well as a better discussion of your med history and med issues with your past and future ambien (zolpidem) prescribers ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can't keep eyelids open at various times during the day. Central sleep apnea treated with vpap. Don't feel tired. 6.25 mg Ambien (zolpidem) cr. Apnea related?
Can you take Ambien (zolpidem) for sleeping pill, knowing theat you were diagnose with sleep apnea? Would it have a side effect?
Apnea still there: A major concern is still death. If you have an obstruction while you sleep that can prevent quality or deep sleep, the risk of dying still exists, and may be worse. By taking ambien, (zolpidem) you are forcing sleep and may prevent you from waking up from the obstruction. You should treat the problem, not the symptom. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
22 month son had tonsilectomy 2wks ago due to obstructive sleep apnea. Still waking 4 + times a night. Improvement in sleep habits & behavior soon?
Lots of people do: 24% of men and 9% of women 30-60 years of age in the USA will qualify for OSA if allcomers are studied by an overnight sleep study. If only people who complain of daytime sleepiness are included, then the number drops precipitously to: 4% of men and 2% of women. Still, a pretty high prevalence, isn't it? ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 4month old snores and wakes her self up choking, what are the chances of her having sleep apnea like i do? She also has reflux too
My son snores loud, his dad has sleep apnea.Is there a chance he has apnea as well?Should I have his tonsils/adenoids checked, does these cause snoring?
Yes: Depending on your son's age, i would absolutely get his to your family doctor. He may then possibly be referred to an ENT specialist. Early attention to his problems can hopefully allow him much better health as he gets older. I would also help him avoid become obese, which can further hinder success. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Irrelevant: Sleep apnea will affect the sufferer regardless of the time or duration of the sleep period. Some of my worst sufferers complain that they are exhausted, but can't take a nap because the oxygen deprivation makes them feel worse. Osa needs to be treated with an airway splint: CPAP or dental device. Asap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can sleep apnea just start happen if u never had the problem be4 or r u born with it?Just want to no all the info i can get
Yes and no: Sleep apnea can happen after severe nasal trauma if it causes an airway obstruction. Most of the time, it is because of any airway obstruction. There are certain risk factors. If you are concerned about it, you should first take the epworth sleepiness scale. Also, you can see a sleep specialist and/or get a sleep study. http://www.somnowell.com/online-tests/epworth-sleepiness-scale. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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