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I've taken ambien (zolpidem) 12.5 CR for year. I'm cutting it down now to 6.25 CR. Some nights I get no sleep at all with this change. can I take melatonin too?

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Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes

It is fine to take some melatonin to try and help you taper off the ambien (zolpidem).
Getting off the ambien (zolpidem) is a great idea. It can disrupt normal sleep cycles for a long time.

In brief: Yes

It is fine to take some melatonin to try and help you taper off the ambien (zolpidem).
Getting off the ambien (zolpidem) is a great idea. It can disrupt normal sleep cycles for a long time.
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