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Active Ingredient(s): Zolpidem
FDA Approved: December 16, 1992
Category: Sleep Aid

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Zolpidem (brand names Ambien, Ambien CR, Intermezzo, Stilnox, Stilnoct, Sublinox, Hypnogen, Zonadin, Sanval and Zolsana) is a prescription medication used for the treatment of insomnia and some brain disorders.[2] It is a short-acting nonbenzodiazepine hypnotic of the imidazopyridine class[3] that potentiates GABA, an inhibitory neurotransmitter, by binding to GABAA receptors at the same location as benzodiazepines.[4] It works quickly, usually within 15 minutes, and has a short half-life of ...

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Need doctor who will prescribe pain medication_Boardman / Youngstown OH. HELP PLEASE...
I suffer from severe fibromyalgia for years now. It is documented and has been acknowledged by other Drs. I have recently relocated to Youngstown Ohio. I recently visited a doctor to become a patient for my pain and other unrelated issues- high blood pressure, etc. The doctor pretty much asked me to leave the office and refused to even consider treating my other nonpain issues AND told me that no other Dr. would bother to see me either. My only recourse for ANY medical treatment would be to visit a hospital-apparently here I am untouchable. I cannot begin to believe that this is the norm here. Any help, suggestions, clinics, etc is greatly appreciated. I am suffering daily and need someone to help. ## What was his reasoning for dismissing you as a patient and saying no other doctor woul...
Updated 4 days ago.
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I found some pills in my sons room need to know what it is asap!!!
Yellow tan little round pill one side says 10 other side said Z P L ## They are ambien which is a narcotic ## I found some pills in my sons room and I'm really at the end of my rope if you can understand what I mean. I would really like to know what hes takimg Or what he thinks hes thinks he taking againzco2 all same size letters and numbers Please help BKH ## The tablets asked about in the first post do contain 10mgs of Zolpidem, the active ingredient in Ambien, but it is not a narcotic. It is used for the short-term treatment of insomnia and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, hallucinations and next day hangover effects. Learn more Zolpidem details here. The tablet that Brian asked about, with the ZC02 marking contains 25mgs of Promethazine, the active ingredient i...
Updated 6 days ago.
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Pilva 434 vs. Ambien 10 mg
Can I take a pilva 434 in place of my ambien 10 for one night only?
Updated 26 days ago.
how to dilute ambien in you system
As soon as possible accidently took today thinking it was something else ## Hello, Tandy! How are you? I'm sorry, but there's really nothing you can do. It would be best to simply lay down and take a nap. In the future, I'd suggest leaving all medications in well marked containers to avoid such errors. Are there any other questions or concerns?
Updated 30 days ago.
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diluting ambien
I took these instead of a regular med and i want it to go away asap ## Hello, Tandy! How are you? What were you supposed to take? I'm sorry, but there's really nothing to be done, it's going to take time for the Ambien to wear off. The best thing to do would be to lay down and sleep it away. There's no way to dilute it or do anything to change its affect on you that fast.
Updated 1 month ago.
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round peach color pill
Round peach colored pill. Has IP on one side and a 20 on the other. ## small round peach pill marked SJ on one side, blank on 2nd side ## round, peach colored, supposed to be generic ambien,10mgs,no markings at all ## My mom was given 4 little pink pills to take at night, Please tell me what they are. Blank on one side and SJ on the other. My mom is 94 and we are concerned because we can't find the bottle.
Updated 2 months ago.
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Mexico Pharmacies fake Ambien, Codiene, Pain Pills, etc
Mexico pharmacies are faking a NUMBER of pills. A HUGE AMOUNT OF THEM are taking bottles of other medications and putting fake stickers on the bottles and selling them as other medications. For example, they take stickers of bottles of flexeril/Cyclobenzaprine and sell them as ambien! I brought a bottle back and had them tested by labs. They tested for what I thought! Cyclobenzaprine! They tried to sell me codeine, which was in fact tramadol! They also tried selling fake lortab, vicoden, etc. I didn't see those pills as I did not need them, but the stickers looked the same. The fake stickers look just like this pic. They keep a lot of fakes under the counter in a basket. So if they pull something out of a basket, not in a case, BEWARE. Know what you are getting in mexico, because I ...
Updated 2 months ago.
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There are new effective insomnia meds out there. I like Ambien and Lunesta. Be care full, they are a addictive just like placdidyl. If you want non adictive meds. Of course check with your doc first, Trazadone, Seroquil, Geodon, (most of these are anti psychotic drugs but they do work. And if you don't won't to go those routes ask for benzos.
Updated 3 months ago.
A Doctor Near Hartford Who Will Prescribe Ambien
my husband works third shift and cant sleep well. he doesnt have any drug or alcohol problems but he doesnt have insurance so we dont want to waste our time going to a dr who cant help, ## HI, Jen! Ambien isn't a controlled substance, so any doctor can prescribe it, there are no restrictions on that. However, the issue may be the fact that your husband always works this shift and Ambien is only intended for short term treatment of insomnia, it's not meant to be something that you take for a long, ongoing period of time. Learn more Ambien details here. It causes the risk of some serious side effects, some of which could affect his ability to work, such as the next day hangover like effects, which tend to be very bad. Thus, it likely isn't the best choice for your husband, any...
Updated 3 months ago.
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White Round Pill with Element 56 on it--What Is It?
These are white round pills with the element symbol and the number 56 on one side of them. Does anyone know what medication this is? ## a white round pill i cant not read the rest off the numbers becauze it broke but its start with the numbers 56 any ideas.. like possible ambien, flexeril, xanax.. or even a pain medication maybe..
Updated 4 months ago.
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Spray, Metered: 10mg, 5mg, 5mg/spray
  • Tablet: 1.75mg, 10mg, 3.5mg, 5mg
  • Tablet, Controlled Release: 6.25mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 12.5mg, 6.25mg
  • Tablet, Orally Disintegrating: 10mg, 5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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