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Ambien (Definition)

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


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Is Ambien (zolpidem) safe to take for jet lag, what is the best time to take it?

Is Ambien (zolpidem) safe to take for jet lag, what is the best time to take it?

Melatonin: Ambien (zolpidem) has been studied and found to have some benefit for jet lag, however i generally recommend melatonin taken 30 minutes before the intended bedtime; it is better tolerated and a more natural way to adjust to a new time zone. ...Read more

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Is Ambien (zolpidem) safe to take during pregnancy?

Is Ambien (zolpidem) safe to take during pregnancy?

See the Doctor: It is advisable not to take any sleep medications during pregnancy. Tryptophan and melatonin have less side effects. Ambien should only be taken under doctor supervision. ...Read more

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I had a large ischenic stroke 2years ago I can't dream or feel awake during day is Ambien (zolpidem) safe to take?On it I get to sleep but feel unrefreshed the ne

I had a large ischenic stroke 2years ago I can't dream or feel awake during day is Ambien (zolpidem) safe to take?On it I get to sleep but feel unrefreshed the ne

See your Neurologist: It sounds like you may need a sleep study & further evaluation. For instance if you have sleep apnea, you may be at risk for further cerebral vascular problems. Ambien (zolpidem) is probably safe but may be masking some other problem. ...Read more

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Is Ambien (zolpidem) safe for high blood pressure people?

Is Ambien (zolpidem) safe for high blood pressure people?

Ambien (zolpidem): Is usually safe for people with hypertension. For an individual there may be factors which alter that statement. ...Read more

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Is 2 year old Ambien (zolpidem) still safe to use?

Is 2 year old Ambien (zolpidem) still safe to use?

2 year old Ambien (zolpidem): It is likely that 2 year old Ambien (zolpidem) is not effective for insomnia. Let Wise Person within you reflect Stresses with unresolved Emotional conflicts causing insomnia. Consider: Avoid • Alcohol • OTC Sleep aids Exercise or Yoga in the evening Before sleeping, • Close that day’s Chapter in Book of Life • Visual imagery of National Parks • Breathing Relaxation • Therapy • Medication ...Read more

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Is combining Ambien (zolpidem) cr with 50mg of trazadone safe? Ambien (zolpidem) isn't working anymore and I have trazadone was wondering if I can take if Ambien (zolpidem) fails?

Is combining Ambien (zolpidem) cr with 50mg of trazadone safe? Ambien (zolpidem) isn't working anymore and I have trazadone was wondering if I can take if Ambien (zolpidem) fails?

Trazadone or ambien (zolpidem)?: Before you make any changes to your medication regimen, you should discuss thoroughly with your provider. Now sounds like a good time to leave your doc a message about how Ambien (zolpidem) has become ineffective (which is one of the many drawbacks of habit forming meds). While technically there is no interaction b/w Ambien (zolpidem) & trazodone, if Ambien (zolpidem) is no longer working, perhaps discuss stopping that one? ...Read more

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Does long-term use of Ambien cause cancer I have been told for the past 5 years that Ambien is a safe medication to use for sleep (i even asked my dorctor if it caused any types of cancer). I have taken it regularly, with few negative effects - it has hel

Does long-term use of Ambien cause cancer I have been told for the past 5 years that Ambien is a safe medication to use for sleep (i even asked my dorctor if it caused any types of cancer). I have taken it regularly, with few negative effects - it has hel

The : The recent study you are most likely alluding to does not establish an actual cause and effect relationship. It is not known if the sleep medications cause increased risk or if people who are at increased risk are just the people who tend to use these medications. However, Ambien (zolpidem) increases interluken 8, which stimulates cancer growth. Regardless, congratulations for successfully coming off a sleep medication after being on it for so long. Take care. ...Read more

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I have 3 10mg of ambien (zolpidem) is it safe to take at night?

Ambien: That is well over the recommended dose. Did you doctor prescribe this as an off-label dose for you? Please only take your ambien how it was prescribed by your doctor. ...Read more

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Is mixing attivan and Ambien (zolpidem) (generic forms) safe to do?

Ambien/Ativan: Not recommend it since excess sedation can result. Talk to your doctor first. ...Read more

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