Ambien (Zolpidem Tartrate)
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Ambien for Healthy Sleep
Ambien belongs to a group of sedative or hypnotic treatments. Zolpidem as an active ingredient of the drug influences the amount of the brain chemicals and
their functioning in patients with sleeping disorders. Consequently, the drug is used to treat insomnia and related health problems. The medication can be
used off-label for other purposes that are not mentioned in the safety leaflet.
Ambien is available in two forms:
Ask your healthcare provider for the best option suiting your condition and needs.
Safe Ambien Treatment Course: Contraindications, Precautions and Warnings
Consult your healthcare specialist primarily to the medication course. Make sure you are not allergic to Zolpidem or sensitive to lactose. Besides, provide
your physician with information about other health disorders you have, especially:
The drug is habit-forming, thus, its misuse can trigger severe complications. Do not take Ambien when pregnant or breastfeeding to avoid possible risks for
unborn and nursing children. Never share your treatment with other patients, even if they have similar symptoms. Ambien should not be administered by
anyone younger than 18 years old.
Proper Ambien Use: Recommendations and Instructions
Ambien should be used strictly following doctor’s prescription and safety directions. Since the treatment can be addictive, you should not administer it
longer than necessary, or in higher doses. Your doctor may change the adjusted dose if the remedy seems ineffective. However, avoid reducing or increasing
Ambien dose on your own.
Take Ambien only in case you have 7-8 hours to devote to sleeping. The optimal, safe treatment course should not last longer than 4-5 weeks. Sudden stop of
Ambien intake can cause unpleasant and harmful withdrawal symptoms.
Combining the Medication with Other Treatments
Discuss all the changes in Ambien course with your doctor. Provide your physician with detailed information about other pharmaceutical products, herbal
medications and other supplements you take to prevent dangerous drug interactions. Ambien should not be combined with the following medications:
Ambien Misuse and Its Consequences
Ambien misuse or overuse can lead to severe allergic reactions and other complications. Call your doctor in case you are bothered by devastating side