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What is the definition or description of: Zolpidem overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Zolpidem overdose?

Zolpidem overdose: An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug is used. "An Ambien overdose causes extreme drowsiness, loss of motor coordination, unconsciousness, respiratory arrest and death." REF: http://blackbearrehab.com/ambien-abuse/overdose/ ...Read more

Zolpidem Overdose (Definition)

An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug is used. "An Ambien overdose causes extreme drowsiness, loss of motor coordination, unconsciousness, respiratory arrest ...Read more


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What is the treatment for zolpidem overdose?

Flumazenil (clonazepam): Zolpidem overdose can be treated with the drug flumazenil, (clonazepam) a benzodiazepine antagonist. Flumazenil (clonazepam) inhibits the GABA receptor to which zolipidem attaches to, thus displacing zolpidem and reversing its effects. ...Read more

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What happens when you mix Valium and zolpidem together? Do you overdose?

What happens when you mix Valium and zolpidem together?  Do you overdose?

Valium & Ambien (zolpidem): Valium is anxiety medication, Ambien (zolpidem) is sleep aid. Mixing both can cause more sedation, depending on the dose. ...Read more

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Can i take melatonin and ambien (zolpidem) (10mg) together? ambien (zolpidem) has lost it's effects and melatonin barely works. whats an overdose level?

Can i take melatonin and ambien (zolpidem) (10mg) together? ambien (zolpidem) has lost it's effects and melatonin barely works. whats an overdose level?

Melatonin and Ambien (zolpidem): do not have significant interaction. Melatonin (OTC) has a role in regulation of the sleep-wake cycle. May dose up to 20 mg/d. Ambien (zolpidem) (prescribed) improves sleep onset; best taken without food. If effect lost then consult prescriber to review your situation and determine best course of action. Review good sleep hygiene (https://sleepfoundation.org/ask-the-expert/sleep-hygiene). Best regards. ...Read more

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Is it safe for children to take ambien (zolpidem)?

Is it safe for children to take ambien (zolpidem)?

Ambien (zolpidem): Not safe, not approved, although off-label use in under 18 years of age has been reported. ...Read more

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Can i take zolpidem in the afternoon?

Can i take zolpidem in the afternoon?

What's your goal?: Short answer: yes. But it will cause you to be sleepy. The better question is should you take zolpidem in the afternoon. My response would be: what is your reason for doing so? Perhaps you're a shift worker and you sleep during the day? See a sleep specialist for a more thorough discussion on your goals. ...Read more

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What is likely to happen when i stop zolpidem?

What is likely to happen when i stop zolpidem?

Ambien (zolpidem) Withdrawal: You may have difficulty sleeping for a couple of weeks. But, you will get to a place where you can sleep naturally again. Hang in there. This is a very good decision you have made. ...Read more

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How much is Zolpidem doses may measure? I take 10mg

How much is Zolpidem doses may measure? I take 10mg

Ambien (zolpidem): Regular release Ambien (zolpidem) comes in 5mg. & 10mg. The continuous-release form Ambien (zolpidem)-CR comes in 6.25mg. & 12.5mg. ...Read more

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Any zolpidem side effects?

Any zolpidem side effects?

The Haze: Tiger woods made this famous... You better be in bed with your eyes closed when the effects start. People been known to do some weird stuff and stuff their pie holes and not remember a thing. ...Read more

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Ambien (zolpidem) and claritind?

Sleepy not sneezy?: Ambien (zolpidem) will help you sleep; Claritin d will help with nasal allergy symptoms, but sometimes can cause restlessness and difficulty sleeping. ...Read more

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Large doses of ambien (zolpidem)?

Large doses of ambien (zolpidem)?

Unsafe & addictive: Might be life threatening. If u or somebody u know have been taking it, call 911. Otherwise my advice: stay away from it. ...Read more

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What does Ambien (zolpidem) treat?

What does Ambien (zolpidem) treat?

Insomnia: Ambien (zolpidem) treats insomnia, but not curatively. It is a symptom management tool only, to be used on a temporary basis. If your insomnia is long-standing, it's best to have a full evaluation. While it may well help you sleep, Ambien (zolpidem) can also be habit-forming. ...Read more

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Can I mix zolpidem with zopiclone?

Can I mix zolpidem with zopiclone?

NO: They both are of the same class of medicines and used for sleeping problems. Mixing them will not help at all and increase the chances serious side effects and lead to very serious complications, Please NEVER EVER try to mix them . ...Read more

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What is Ambien (zolpidem) used for?

What is Ambien (zolpidem) used for?

Insomnia: Ambien (zolpidem) has an indication for the short term treatment of insomnia. In clinical practice is not only used on a short-term basis. ...Read more

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Is Ambien (zolpidem) habit forming?

Is Ambien (zolpidem) habit forming?

Yes: Yes it can be habit forming. Other sleeping agents are not. Ask your dr if any options exist for you. ...Read more

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Okay to split Ambien (zolpidem) cr?

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Ambien-CR: Not advised to split any slow release medication. ...Read more

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Can i take Zolpidem 20mg with Valium?

Can i take Zolpidem 20mg with Valium?

Max dose: Maximum dose of Ambient is 10mg for immediate release tablets and 12.5mg for extended release tablets. taking 20mg of ambien (zolpidem) with Valium may be harmful and is not recommended. Consult your physician who prescribed these medications. ...Read more

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Can you take 30mg of ambien (zolpidem)?

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Ambien (zolpidem): That would exceed the recommended dose of 10mg. ...Read more

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Ambien (zolpidem) trip and its affects?

Ambien (zolpidem) trip and its affects?

Results vary..: Ambien (zolpidem) is a sleep medication designed to provide you with uninterrupted sleep for about 8 hrs. There can be unwanted and even dangerous side effects. Sleep walking. Sleep eating sleep driving.
If you are tryiing to trip on Ambien (zolpidem) and use it for purposes other than to treat insomnia the results are not predictable. An overdose of Ambien (zolpidem) with or without other drugs may be your last trip. ...Read more

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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


Overdose (Definition)

When the maximum dose of medication ...Read more