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.

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Are there any studies regarding long term use of small doses of Ambien (zolpidem) to treat insomnia?

Only one year. Ambien (zolpidem) seems safe for most people, but it clearly can have dependence and occational tolerance with loss of benefit and withdrawal insomnia. I have had several patients get more depressed and even suicidal on daily use. Other problems include sleep walking, eating and even accidents driving. You should go straight to bed after taking. Most people don't get tired but just fall asleep. Read more...

How many ambien (zolpidem) does it take to over dose?

Just one . . . You only need to take one too many pills to overdose. Heck, it's dangerous if you take even just one pill that's not prescribed for you. So don't do it! If you think you need more or something different, then ask your prescribing doc. Read more...

My girlfriend took 3 Ambien (zolpidem) and 3 lorazipam. Her normal dose is 1 pill of each. How concerned should I be? What should I look out for?

Why. why is she trying to sleep or calm down or she is trying ti harm herself if she is trying to harm herself, go to the ER right away, and do not wait ,if she refuses call 911 and tell them she was trying to harm herself she might be mad at you but you could save her life if she is trying to sleep then watch her, watch her breathing ,and take the medicine away from her, until she see her doctor. Read more...
Ambien/Ativan OD? Not sure what the dosages are, but watch for confusion, dizziness, and in any case, contact her doctor for advise. Read more...
Be concerned. Would take to local emergency room if she cannot be easily aroused, or has trouble breathing. Definitely contact her physicians regarding this. Maybe just a modest overdose now, but could be a bigger problem in future. Get this handled. Read more...

I have taken my dose of miclizine. Can I take a half of Ambien (zolpidem) if I can't sleep? Last night I couldn't sleep.

Meclizine. Meclizine may cause mild drowsiness. If it doesn't affect you significantly that way, you should be able to take a partial dose of Ambien (zolpidem) with no adverse effects. Read more...
Sleepless. Try going to bed at the same time every night. Turn off your electronic devices and stop texting an hour before bedtime. Listen to relaxing music an take a warm bath. Read more...

10 mg ambien (zolpidem) no longer works for me and my insurance no longer covers CR dose. What should I expect if I approach my doc about this? 2 yrs on ambien (zolpidem)

Insomnia, Ambien (zolpidem) I understand your need to have good sleep. After using Ambien (zolpidem) for 2 years, you have developed Tolerance, so it is not effective any more. Ambien (zolpidem) CR will not be effective either. Insomnia is a symptom of effects of stress in your life for which Therapy, Breathing and Music Relaxation, Yoga, Meditation are beneficial. See Psychiatrist for Therapy, discuss anti-anxiety medications and follow through. Read more...