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Ambien

Active Ingredient(s): Zolpidem
FDA Approved: December 16, 1992
Pharm Company: SANOFI AVENTIS US
Category: Sleep Aid

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Ambien Overview

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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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zolpidem

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Can I take ambien and samitrogen together
Can I take ambien and samitrogen at the same time, will it hurt me?
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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? ## Hello, Lettie! How are you? No, it is a much different medication. The tablet with the PLIVA 434 marking contains 100mgs of Trazodone, which is an antidepressant that is also sometimes used to treat insomnia. However, it's not going to work like your Ambien and should not be taken without your doctor's approval, It may also cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, dry mouth and weight gain. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 14 days ago.
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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 17 days ago.
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white round ambien with a v on the side
white pill round with a v on one side and 3012 on the other side is that ambien or zolpiem ## I'm sorry, but I've been unable to find a listing for anything that matches this description. Can you please double check the imprint and post back? Thank you!
Updated 28 days ago.
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white round ambien with a V on the side and 3072 on the other side
white pill round with a V on one side and 3072 on the other side is that ambien or zolpiem ## Hello, Papaman! How are you? I'm sorry, but I'm unable to find anything listing of a tablet with this marking. Can you please double check the imprint and post back? Thank you! And, just for your information, Ambien and Zolpidem are the same, Ambien is just the name brand for it. It is most commonly used for the short-term treatment of insomnia. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, funny taste in mouth and next day hangover like effects.
Updated 28 days ago.
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Ambien, water, tongue
After putting ambien under your tongue and it dissolves. What do I need to do now? ## Ambien is not meant to be taken that way. It should be swallowed whole, with a full, 8 ounce, glass of water, immediately before going to bed. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, funny taste in mouth and next day hangover like effects. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 1 month ago.
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would 400mg of clonazapem and70mg ambien with alcohol be fatal
Is this a fatal combination?If i started drinking heavily and the injested this amount, would it be deadly? ## Hi Savanagh, yes, this combination of drugs and alcohol can be deadly. Are you depressed and having problems? Nothing and no one is worth taking your life. Please, talk with your doctor about what's going on in your life and how you feel. A medical professional can help you with your problems. ## Ingesting that much clonazepam and Ambien is just suicide. Drinking alcohol with a benzodiazepine will result in death. You will most likely go into respiratory arrest then cardiac arrest.
Updated 1 month 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 1 month ago.
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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 2 months 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 3 months ago.
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Zolpidem
  • 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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