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Doctor insights on: Can I Take 1mg Of Melatonin With 5 Mg Of Zolpidem Tartrate

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Melatonin (Definition)

Melatonin_is a hormone that helps regulate sleep. Some studies suggest that there is abnormal melatonin production in children with autism and other developmental disorders. Several studies suggest that melatonin may be useful for improving sleep, if ...Read more


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Can I take 1mg of melatonin with 5 mg of zolpidem tartrate?

Can I take 1mg of melatonin with 5 mg of zolpidem tartrate?

You could, but why?: You probably could, but why would you want to? Taken occasionally, zolpidem is a good medicine for help with falling asleep (but not staying asleep). Melatonin has minimal effects on sleep (it does help change the circadian rhythm). For long-term use, medicines like zolpidem are not that great an idea. If the cause cannot be found, medicines like trazodone or Doxepin might be better. ...Read more

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Doctor prescribed zolpidem tartrate 10 mg is it ok to take more?

No: This is the maximum dose and should be taken only on as needed basis , it is habit forming and if u take it every day will stop working. ...Read more

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Is the sleeping tablet zolpidem tartrate 10 mg safe to take & does it have any side effects?

Is the sleeping tablet zolpidem tartrate 10 mg safe to take & does it have any side effects?

If prescribed, safe: If your doctor has assessed your needs and prescribed zolpidem for you, it's safe to take intermittently. It's intended to make you drowsy and fall asleep -- this is its main side effect. Some people have also had sleepwalking incidents taking it though. Have you had a full evaluation of your sleep complaints? ...Read more

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Is there a difference between zolpidem, zolpidem tartrate?

No: The "tartrate" suffix simply means that the drug is compounded as a salt of tartaric acid. ...Read more

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What is the difference between zolpidem tartrate and zolpidem hemitartrate?

What is the difference between zolpidem tartrate and zolpidem hemitartrate?

The same: Zolpidem tartrate is also known as zolpidem hemitartrate which is the actual form of the compound, a salt containing 2 drug molecules and one tartaric acid molecule zolpidem is commercially available as its hemitartrate salt of formula 2 having a 2:1 ratio of zolpidem base to l-(+) tartaric acid. The hemitartrate salt of zolpidem. ...Read more

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Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Zolpidem (Definition)

Treats insomnia (trouble sleeping). Zolpidem (ambien) is a sedative-hypnotic medicine used for the short-term treatment of ...Read more