What is zolpidem?

Generic ambien (zolpidem) Zolpidem is the generic equivalent for brand name ambien, (zolpidem) a sleeping aide medication.

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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...

What number of Ambien (zolpidem) should I take?

Ambien (zolpidem) -- how many? Ambien (zolpidem) (or zolpodem) comes in 5mg and 10mg tablet strengths. Ambien (zolpidem) cr (controlled release) is available in 6.25mg and 12.5 mg tablet strengths. Most commonly, Pts are rx'ed one tab of whichever strength their doc thinks best, right before bedtime. However, it's most important that you follow the instructions your doc gave about how, exactly, to take your ambien (zolpidem). If unsure, give a call :) Read more...

What do you expect from zolpidem withdrawaling?

Should be fine. Withdrawal from zolpidem tartrate is usually not an issue when done slowly and with regard to the patient's medical condition as well as other drugs they may be taking. I would tend to agree with your physicians suggestions but if you have concerns you should raise them. Read more...

Just prescribed ambien, (zolpidem) what can I expect when taking this?

Hopefully good dream. Seriously, hopefully some sleep. But, occasionally some people do have problems with it. Most common side effects are headache, dizziness, or drugged feeling. Other side effects include sleepwalking and withdrawal if taken for an extended period of time. Read more...

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...