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Does Ambien (zolpidem) help coma patients regain conciousness?

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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
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In brief: No

Ambien (zolpidem) is for sleep.
Ambien (zolpidem) is not helpful to get someone out of coma.

In brief: No

Ambien (zolpidem) is for sleep.
Ambien (zolpidem) is not helpful to get someone out of coma.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
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In brief: Is being studied

Ambien (zolpidem) is being studied in coma patients from traumatic brain injury to determine if it improves arousal.
Subjects need to meet strict entry criteria and then undergo eeg and functional MRI testing.The study is on-going and has yet to publish it's final results.

In brief: Is being studied

Ambien (zolpidem) is being studied in coma patients from traumatic brain injury to determine if it improves arousal.
Subjects need to meet strict entry criteria and then undergo eeg and functional MRI testing.The study is on-going and has yet to publish it's final results.
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
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