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Ambien (Definition)

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


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How long do I need to wait to drink after taking ambien (zolpidem)?

How long do I need to wait to drink after taking ambien (zolpidem)?

go right to sleep!: If you mean drink alcohol, don't! if you simply meant you wanted a drink of water, there is a sublingual form of zolpidem called edular that does require you to wait a while before having anything to eat or drink; however, you are supposed to put yourself in bed, and be ready to fall asleep after taking Ambien or you could get yourself into trouble doing something unsafe you do not remember. ...Read more

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How many hours should I wait after drinking a few beers and taking an ambien (zolpidem)?

How many hours should I wait after drinking a few beers and taking an ambien (zolpidem)?

24: It is very dangerous to combine any sedative and alcohol. Ambien (zolpidem) is particularly dangerous. It has a negative side effect of causing you to act out your dreams, and that side effects is more likely to happen if combined with alcohol. If you drink any alcohol, do not use Ambien (zolpidem) until the next alcohol-free night. ...Read more

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How many hours after drinking can u take ambien (zolpidem)?

Caution: Not a good idea to mix these. Ambioen has its own side effects even without alcohol. ...Read more

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Is it okay to drink the night after you took an ambien (zolpidem)?

Yes: Ambien (zolpidem) is short acting. It's gone the next night. Of course it's not cool to then take more Ambien (zolpidem) after drinking. ...Read more

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My last drink was last night 11 pm.can i take an ambien to sleep now 8am?

Ambien and Alcohol: Mixing ambien and alcohol can be DEADLY; and the FDA warns against even taking it hours after consuming alcohol. Ambien can be detected in urine 12-60 hours after you take it. If you consume alcohol, don't take Ambien; it's too dangerous. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take prescribed Ambien (zolpidem) within a few hours of drinking caffeine?

Is it okay to take prescribed Ambien (zolpidem) within a few hours of drinking caffeine?

Not recommended: as caffeine is a stimulant and Ambien (zolpidem) is a tranquilizer. You are creating a roller coaster effect on your body which is harmful. Rather than using Anbien decrease caffiene intake ( more than 100mg a day causes sleep problems). And try other sleep hygiene techniques rather than using a tranquilizer. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to drink coffee and take a sleeping pill like ambien (zolpidem)?

Used a drug: interaction checker which revealed no significant interaction btwn caffeine and ambien (zolpidem). But why take in a substance that stimulates with one that sedates? ...Read more

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I had one drink 3 hours ago. I am currently taking Zoloft. Can I take a 10 mg ambien (zolpidem)?

Prescribed?: Did Rx for both from the same Dr - or do they know about the other? Did you get instructions? The combo can have risks of dizziness and it's best to avoid driving or many tasks. Alcohol can only add to the risks. Be careful to have a trusted person nearby just in case of side effects. Talk openly w/ Dr's about these things when they prescribe. Best wishes. ...Read more