Active Ingredient(s): Zolpidem Tartate
FDA Approved: * November 23, 2011
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".

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Zolpidem, sold under the brand name Ambien, among others, is a medication primarily used for the short-term treatment of sleeping problems.[7][8] Guidelines recommend that it be used only after cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia and behavioral changes, such as sleep hygiene, have been tried.[9][10][11] It decreases the time to sleep onset by about fifteen minutes and at larger doses helps people stay asleep...

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Question about the Rx, "Intermezzo"

Does the Rx, "Intermezzo", come in continuous-release dosages, as does the brand name, Ambien, of the same active ingredient (i.e. 6.25mg and 12.5mg)? ## HI Josey-Anna, Based on my research, Intermezzo (zolpidem) is an under-the-tongue tablet designed for "quick release" and there aren't currently any "extended release" formulas. You can learn more about this drug on the page for Intermezzo Details Do you have any more questions about this medication? Please post back if you do. ## Thanks, Jenna! As soon as I posted the Q about it, I thought, "Duh - why didn't you google it?!" So I did, and learned that it is formulated for those who wake up around the middle of the night, and can't go back to sleep -- NOT for those who have problems going to ...


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Zolpidem Tartate
  • 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 Intermezzo: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 59011-255 Intermezzo 3.5 mg Sublingual Tablet by Purdue Pharma Lp
  • 59011-256 Intermezzo 1.75 mg Sublingual Tablet by Purdue Pharma Lp

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

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Question about the Rx, "Intermezzo"
Does the Rx, "Intermezzo", come in continuous-release dosages, as does the brand name, Ambien, of the same activ... 2 replies