Active Ingredient(s):Zolpidem Tartate FDA Approved: * November 23, 2011 Pharm Company: *TRANSCEPT PHARMS Category:Sleep Aid
Zolpidem, sold under the brand name Ambien, among others, is a medication primarily used for the short-term treatment of sleeping problems. Guidelines recommend that it be used only after cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia and behavioral changes, such as sleep hygiene, have been tried. It decreases the time to sleep onset by about fifteen minutes and at larger doses helps people stay asleep...
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