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I'm just wondering, if you take Ambien (zolpidem) for a long time, can it cause depression or other side effects?

I'm just wondering, if you take Ambien (zolpidem) for a long time, can it cause depression or other side effects?

No depression, but..: I am not aware of any studies indicating a correlation between chronic zolpidem use and major depression. Some patients have become physically dependent on the medication; some develop tolerance (i.e. They need to increase their dose over time); some pts have memory impairment, usually while the med. Is in their system; and some have had episodes of sleepwalking or doing other purposeful behavior. ...Read more

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How long will the side effects of Ambien (zolpidem) last after you wake up?

How long will the side effects of Ambien (zolpidem) last after you wake up?

It Varies: For most people there shouldn't be any residual effects since it is rapidly acting with a short half-life. That's what you want when you develop a sleep aid. ...Read more

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How should I get rid of cefuroxime side effects. ?

How should I get rid of cefuroxime  side effects. ?

Which effects?: Predominantly gi, with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Generally just stop taking the drug. ...Read more

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Ambien (zolpidem) side effects when you get off the plane in london?

Ambien (zolpidem) side effects when you get off the plane in london?

Lingering sleepiness: Depending on the length of your flight and if you took ambien/zolpidem when you took off, you may still feel sleepy, groggy, or a "hung-over" feeling. Generally set aside 8 hours when taking Ambien for sleep. ...Read more

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How long will the side effects of Ambien (zolpidem) last after you wake up?

It Varies: For most people there shouldn't be any residual effects since it is rapidly acting with a short half-life. That's what you want when you develop a sleep aid. ...Read more

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What are the typical side effects of Ambien (zolpidem) for sleep?

What are the typical side effects of Ambien (zolpidem) for sleep?

Sleep :-): Most of the side effects are dose-dependent and related to your central nervous system: sedation, dizziness or light-headedness, headache, "drugged" feeling -- and sometimes confusion and memory loss as well. I have also known patients who had sleepwalking with Ambien (zolpidem) -- which can be disconcerting depending on what activities are done in that state. ...Read more

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Had unusual side effects from lorazapam Ambien (zolpidem) and zoloft, ended up in hospital there they gave added drugs normal they try drugs first, needed rest.

Your question?: Do you have a question? I don't see one here. If there's something you want to ask, you're welcome to do that. ...Read more

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Strange or scary Ambien (zolpidem) side effects?

Strange or scary Ambien (zolpidem) side effects?

Can: Strangest is the various sleep activities of which driving while eating was related to me from the psychiatrist of the patient. These variants are unpredictable and never--that i know of--as dramatic. I would not let this negate taking buproprion-that is generic for wellbutrin (bupropion). I assume all your papers are up to date. ...Read more