Ambien

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

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Ambien Overview

Zolpidem, sold under the brand name Ambien among others, is a medication primarily used for the short term treatment of sleeping problems.[4][5] Guidelines recommend that it be used only after counseling and behavioral changes have been tried.[6][7][8] It decreases the time to sleep onset by about 15 minutes and at larger doses helps people stay asleep longer.[3] It is taken by mouth and is availab...

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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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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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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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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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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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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.

NDC Database Records for Ambien: (21 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0024-5401 Ambien 5 mg Oral Tablet by Sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC
  • 0024-5421 Ambien 10 mg Oral Tablet by Sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC
  • 0024-5501 Ambien CR 6.25 mg Extended Release Tablet by Sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC
  • 0024-5521 Ambien CR 12.5 mg Extended Release Tablet by Sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC
  • 16590-009 Ambien 5 mg Oral Tablet by Stat Rx USA LLC
  • 16590-010 Ambien 10 mg Oral Tablet by Stat Rx USA LLC
  • 16590-436 Ambien CR 12.5 mg Extended Release Tablet by Stat Rx USA LLC
  • 21695-211 Ambien 5 mg Oral Tablet by Rebel Distributors Corp.
  • 21695-212 Ambien 10 mg Oral Tablet by Rebel Distributors Corp.
  • 49999-037 Ambien 10 mg Oral Tablet by Lake Erie Medical & Surgical Supply Dba Quality Care Products LLC
  • 49999-763 Ambien CR 12.5 mg Extended Release Tablet by Lake Erie Medical & Surgical Supply Dba Quality Care Products LLC
  • 49999-764 Ambien CR 6.25 mg Extended Release Tablet by Lake Erie Medical & Surgical Supply Dba Quality Care Products LLC
  • 50090-0492 Ambien 5 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by A-s Medication Solutions LLC
  • 50090-0493 Ambien 10 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by A-s Medication Solutions LLC
  • 54569-3827 Ambien 5 mg Oral Tablet by A-s Medication Solutions LLC
  • 54569-3828 Ambien 10 mg Oral Tablet by A-s Medication Solutions LLC
  • 54569-5760 Ambien CR 12.5 mg Extended Release Tablet by A-s Medication Solutions LLC
  • 55289-205 Ambien CR 12.5 mg Extended Release Tablet by Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 61919-803 Ambien 10 mg Oral Tablet by Direct Rx
  • 61919-948 Ambien 5 mg Oral Tablet by Direct Rx
  • 1 more results ...

Other drugs which contain Zolpidem or a similar ingredient: (6 results)

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The box I saw said Nocto O/S Ambien 10mg Sublingual, but when I got them, there is no way they are sublingual. They have... 4 replies
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