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Is ambian cr better than ambian?

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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: Not necessarily

Once zolpidem came to the market as a generic the manufactured changed Ambien to Ambien cr to sell it as brand.
Some pts may feel one or the other is better though. The manufacturer claims cr is better.

In brief: Not necessarily

Once zolpidem came to the market as a generic the manufactured changed Ambien to Ambien cr to sell it as brand.
Some pts may feel one or the other is better though. The manufacturer claims cr is better.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: For some

Ambien CR is slower release than regular ambien.
Some people who don't get adequate sleep with regular ambien had better results with the controlled release formula. The dose of Ambien CR is slight higher that ambien (6.25 vs 5 and 12.5 vs 10 mg).

In brief: For some

Ambien CR is slower release than regular ambien.
Some people who don't get adequate sleep with regular ambien had better results with the controlled release formula. The dose of Ambien CR is slight higher that ambien (6.25 vs 5 and 12.5 vs 10 mg).
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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