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Expired Ambien (or other Z-Drugs)

Hi, anyone tried expired ambien or a drug similar to zolpidem (z-drug), especially if it's been years since it's expiration date, and what was the effect? Is it still as good as it used to be? I have seen studies showing that some drugs practically never expire. One study found 50 year old barbiturates that still had over 100% potency left! Another study looked at ambien for NASA space station, it found that 2 year expired ambien still had about 101% of potency left. If it's true that ambien is similar to barbiturates in this regard, in theory, it should still be near 100% potent even 50 years past it's manufacturing date provided it's stored in optimal conditions. But I would like to hear your experiences about it. ## I have a script that is 3 years old and as I sto...

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zpl 10

What is a pill inscribed zpl 10? ## I found a pill in my sons room. It's round and beige/peachish color. It says ZPL on one side and 10 on the other. Does anyone know what this pill is? ## Jill did you ever find out what this pill was because I found the same pill and I don't know what it is? ## I found a bag of these pills in my friend's car and we don't know what they could be... ## Its a 10 mg ambien... a narcotic based sleep aid. I'm sure you've seen comercials ## Ambien is NOT narcotic based. It is a nonbenzodiazapine, which shares no chemical relation to narcotics. ## The pill is not zpl 10. It is zlp 10. It is a generic of Ambien: a sleep aid. It is classified under sedative/hypnotic. The FDA has classified it as a class IV drug. Which means it can be dang...

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Zolfed 10 (Ambien)

I've been researching for 2 hours. The alleged manufacturer in India doesn't even make this product. And what they're putting in the pills will make you sick. ## @Jd, If you received these from an unlicensed pharmacy then in my opinion it's more than likely a scam product. I notice that some of the internet pharmacies based over in India make up random brand names for otherwise popular medications to maybe throw people off. Zolfed for example sounds like a knock-off name of Zoloft or Zolpidem. Unfortunately with false marketing at hand, there's no way to know for sure what these tablets contain unless you were to have the tablet analyzed by a lab. What was the name of the company you went through? And did you file a complaint with your credit/debit card institution? ...

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Are these pills Ambien 10 mg?

I have a white pill with 79 on one side and E on the other side. Can u tell me what it is?? I also have a white pill with 3169 on one side and fancy V symbol on the other side... Can u tell me what it is also please?? ## Yes, the tablet with the E 79 marking is manufactured by Aurobindo Pharmacy, and they list it as containing 10mgs of Zolpidem, which is a generic for Ambien. NDC: 65862-0160 Inactive Ingredients: - Lactose Monohydrate - Cellulose, Microcrystalline - Sodium Starch Glycolate Type a Potato - Magnesium Stearate - Hypromellose 2910 (5 Mpa.s) - Polyethylene Glycol 400 - Titanium Dioxide Its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, hallucinations, sleep actions, and next day hangover-like effects. The tablet with the 3169 V is distributed by A-S Medication ...

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Small round yellowish pill imprinted with A1 on one other markings

need help identifying small round yellowish pill imprinted with A1 and nothing else....Please help ## I believe it is the generic for Ambien CR 12.5 mg. It is a sleeping pill (sedative/hypnotic). It is used to treat insomnia. It is not addictive, but if you take this medication for a long period of time your body will depend on it for sleep. I hope that helps. ## The pill that I've found which meets this description, off-white and round contains 1mg of Guanfacine, the active ingredient in Tenex, it has several medical uses, including treating high blood pressure. Side effects may include: nausea, dizziness, headache and diarrhea. Learn more: Are there any other comments or questions? ## As killer b said, it is most likly ambien CR 12.5 generic is refered to as "zolpidem ER" ...

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pill ambien

73/93 ## The pill in description is Zolpidem tartrate (5 mg). Zolpidem is a prescription medication used for the short-term treatment of insomnia, as well as some brain disorders. For more information about this drug, please refer to the link below... If you have any more questions or concerns, please post back and I will be happy to help you. ## I am 88 and have been taking 5 mg Ambien for about two years. It helps me sleep, but I want to know what the long term side effects are. I read that older people should not take it but don't know why. There may be effects that I don't realize. ## May I can used more then one zolpidem 10mg? 1 for sure help nothing. Mus I look for stronger sleeping pil? I am 70 years but verg very very anxity

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10 mg peach pill ambien 10mgs no markings that I can see

ambien,10mgs,peach colored, no visible markingsraids ## peach colored, no markings, supposed to be ambien 10mgs ## If there are no markings, then it is not a legal U.S. version of Ambien and there is no way to know, with any certainty, what you have, unless you would pay to have it lab tested. Where was this obtained? ## My Ambien (zolpidem tartrate) 5 mg. is reddish, with a logo on one side and 5 mg on the other side. Made or sold by Torrent Pharmacy. Works OK but lasts about 3 hours. Been on it 2 years; no side effects. I am 88.

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Ambien 78 E pill

I thought this was manufactured by Aurobindo? So why does my bottle say its manufacturer is North Star? Is there something fishy going on that I don't know about? I will return to the pharmacy tomorrow to see if I got some bunk meds. None of this makes sense. ## Hello, Schooter69! How are you? It is manufactured by Aurobindo, but Northstar is a licensed distributor for them. NDC code: 16714-0621 or 65862-0159 If you click on those NDC codes, you'll see that the first is listed under Northstar, and the other is listed under Aurobindo, but they both list the same tablet. Some pharmacies list the distributor that it was purchased through, and some list the original manufacturer, it depends on their policies. However, it is the markings on the tablet that matter, since they let you ...

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White pill with BL and 10 on it

I got a prescription in Mexico. Was told it was Ambien. It is white and oblong with imprint BL 10 on it. Is this the right medication? ## Me too. Ever find out what it was?

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ambien 5mg

I've had insomnia for 13 years. Very sleep depraved and extreme fatigue/depression. I sometimes take 5mg of generic ambien BUT I experience HORRID NIGHTMARES! Very realistic and life threatening situations of myself and/or one of my pets! It is a terrible feeling but I do get 6+hours of sleep. Wish there was something without the side effect of nightmares (always occurring in the early morning hours). ## Hello, Cameo! How are you? What else have you tried for your insomnia? After having similar problems with most such medications, including daytime hangover like effects, I actually finally found a solution by taking Benadryl with a Tylenol tablet at night, though there are generic/store brands available, plus combination products that contain both. You'd need to get your doctor...

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Ambien script

Duane Reade filled ambien and xanax with my insuranse then called two days later to tell me to pick up my ambien script. They filled same rx# twice and went through insurance. How could this happen? I picked it up since why not? Will they discover and could it be a problem? ## Dear Blondie, Sorry to hear about your situation. All pharmacies should maintain a record of the prescriptions they fill, so if you only received twice the amount of 1 Rx and not the other, I would encourage you to go back and inform them of the mistake they made. Also have them contact the insurance company to make sure they're on the same page with what happened. And please correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe that things like this could potentially catch up to you in the form of withdrawals if you...

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I am in drug court cause I had addiction to lortab. I get drug tested about 2-3 times a week. They are really strick on what we can take, I mean we can't even take advil. I have really bad insomnia and have a prescription of ambien. So my question is will ambien show up in a urine screen??? ## What type of test are they doing? Neither the Zolpidem in Ambien, nor the Ibuprofen in Advil are substances that are normally tested for on these urine tests. In addition, they cannot deny you the use of a legally prescribed medication. You should just inform them of this, though they can ask for proof from your doctor, if they wish. Ambien can cause side effects, that you should be aware of, such as: nausea, short-term memory loss, hallucinations and delusions. ## thank for ur advice, and I g...

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Ambien (controlled substance)

My dr proscribed Ambien and it just didn’t work. I would take 3 or 4 pills over the course of a night/day. Now I am out and it takes me 6 hours to fall asleep. My question is this. If I pay cash can I get an Rx for Valium before my 30 days is up? The medication is not working and I’m getting about 2 hours a sleep a night. Two nights I stayed up all night and throughout the next day. Is this lack of sleep bad for my health? ## The Zolpidem in Ambien is a sedative hypnotic, though it is related to Benzodiazepines, they are different and are used to treat different conditions. You should be able to get a Valium prescription, before the 30 days is up, but that policy can vary depending on your insurance plan, and your doctor's policy. Have you tried checking with your doctor...

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Ambien, Insurance company problem

I was wondering if anyone else out there. Is having a hard time getting Ambien filled from the insurance company. Latest news on Ambien is that you can get only 90 pills per year. A problem for those with insomnia. I have now been with out for 6 days and withdrawal symptoms are kicking in. My refill is still pending. Just and FYI to let you all know with this tier 2 drug that the 90 days is for a year, Good luck to all those living with insomnia=Gayle Parker ## Hello Gayle, There is no FDA limitation and this is strictly based upon your insurance plan, so the better and more costly the insurance plan the better your ability to get the drugs you need. There are a few reasons that the insurance companies are cracking down on ambien pills. The most prevalent is that it costs money and the ...

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cyclobenzapr 10 mg side effects

Cyclobenzapr (5 mg) was just prescribed for me at bedtime for 5 days. Should I continue taking ambien (10 mg) while taking this? ## Hello, Bush! How are you? What instructions did your doctor provide? It may be best to double check. While there aren't any actual dangerous interactions listed between these two medications, they can both increase sedation, which may be too much for some people, depending on their overall health. The FDA classifies Cyclobenzaprine as a muscle relaxant and lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache and dry mouth. ## Why can't I control my need to urinate while taking this medicine? I feel like I have to go all the time. ## My head is hurting so bad and my mouth is very dry ## Hi, I hear your plight, but taking b...

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Small white pill, tiny star imprint (ninja star). Line on re

Found tiny (like gravol but a bit smaller and noticeably thinner) white pill with a star imprint but looks to have tiny circle within the star. Think 4 sided throwing ninja star type lol with tiny circle within. (Not 5 pointed ? but morning star just 4 points) On rear is a line. Found next to round orange centaur pill. I dont know how many mgs the centaur pill is. Which someone else said is like ambien (Xanax). Im not 100% sure. Would appreciate to know the name of each and mg. Please and thanks very much. ## RE: "someone else said is like ambien (Xanax)" First off, I just have to inform you that Ambien and Xanax are NOT the same drug; so whoever told you this pill is Ambien (Xanax) may intentionally be misleading you and I stay as far away from this person as possible. - Ambien...

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ambien drug test , oxycocodone, butibital, valium .

I need to pass a urine test that is looking for abuse. I have back injury, PTSD resutiling from severe burns. These conditions are work related. I'm now in the position that I'm considered to be abusing these meds., which at times I take more than the dose perscribed just to get relief. My injuries are all work related. I have no where to turn. I've had PTSD since 7/11/11 and am on Valium, Hydrocodone, Butbital, Oxycodone and Ambien. I'm not permitted to take pain meds during work, so I take daily doses after work. The PTSD is so bad from burns that I get night terrors , severe migraines and amon edge , so I take Valium for anxiety. I'm on IVIG treatment once a month for JOBS syndrome, this makes my migraines worse, but I have not been hospitalized for MERSA of other...

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What Does Ambien Show Up As On A Drug Test

May 20-26 I was in the hospital taking Ambien, ativan and cymbalta. Once I left the hospital I took my ambien sparingly. The ativan even less and no cymbalta at all. However on June 16 I took 1/2 10MG of Ambien. I had a saliva drug test that next morning and it came back as THC, Amphedimines and opiates. How did this happen?? ## Ambien contains the active ingredient Zolpidem and neither it nor the Cymbalta, which contains Duloxetine, are substances tested for on those types of tests and they are also not known to cause false positives for anything else. The Ativan contains Lorazepam, which is a Benzodiazepine and it is also not known to cause false positives. Where you taking anything else? Even over the counter products or something else they gave you in the hospital? ## The only other...

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crushing sleeping pills

My husband will not take his sleeping pill. He stays up all night. Should I crush it up and put it in his food ## Hello, Bump! How are you? If he is of normal sound mind then no, you can't do that. It would actually be considered illegal. I know you're worried about him, but if he just doesn't want to take it and prefers to deal with his insomnia, then that is his right. If he isn't of sound mind and you are supposed to make sure that the takes it, then whether or not you can crush it and give it to him that way depends on which one he is supposed to be taking, since some of them are time released. Which one has he been prescribed and what is the dosage? ## It starts with a A. Ambiance I think That's how u spell it ## Did you mean Ambien? It is used for the short-ter...

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Ambien and blood testing

Okay, I took half of a 5 mg Ambien, then a few hours later was pulled over and arrested for dui. Can that small amount of Ambien show up in a blood test? ## Does anyone know if a blood test would reveal the amount of mgs. of ambien in your system?

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