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How do you stop Ambien (zolpidem) addiction?
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In brief: Detox and treatment
Ambien (zolpidem) addition can be very dangerous.
If tapering doesn't work, a formal detox is needed. Ambien (zolpidem) detox is similar to alcohol or other sedative detox. Detox with benzodiazepines, barbiturates or anticonvulsants is the most likely withdrawal treatment after detox, treat the addiction like you would any other, with abstinence, therapy, support groups, drug screening, etc.

In brief: Detox and treatment
Ambien (zolpidem) addition can be very dangerous.
If tapering doesn't work, a formal detox is needed. Ambien (zolpidem) detox is similar to alcohol or other sedative detox. Detox with benzodiazepines, barbiturates or anticonvulsants is the most likely withdrawal treatment after detox, treat the addiction like you would any other, with abstinence, therapy, support groups, drug screening, etc.
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Dr. Alan Ali
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2 doctors agree
In brief: Ambien (zolpidem)
Work with your doctor on tapering, and applying sleep hygeine techniques.

In brief: Ambien (zolpidem)
Work with your doctor on tapering, and applying sleep hygeine techniques.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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