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What is Ambien?
Ambien (Zolpidem in generic form) belongs to a group of medicines called non-benzodiazepine hypnotics. It is a hypnotic and sedative drug that you can use in severe sleep disorders. In some conditions, Ambien shows habit-forming tendencies.
This medication may increase addiction risk if it is taken for a long duration or in excess. Do not stop suddenly taking this medicine as it may cause withdrawal symptoms like convulsions, behavioral disorder, tremor, and anxiety.
Ambien reacts with the chemicals present in the brain that may be unbalanced in people suffering from sleep problems and hence produce a calming effect.
What are the uses of Ambien?
Ambien brand name of Zolpidem is a treatment of the condition of sleeping disorder (known as insomnia in medical terms). After taking this medication, a person with insomnia can also take a deep sleep and feel fresh after wakeup.
How does Ambien work?
Ambien is a drug that is a treatment of insomnia, and doctors can only prescribe it. Ambien comes in tablet form and contains “Zolpidem Tartrate” as an active ingredient.
Before taking Ambien tablets, you should be aware of some points. Ambien works with chemicals present in your brain that are unbalanced in those who have insomnia.
The immediate-release tablet of Ambien helps in sleep problems. On taking an immediate-release pill of Ambien, you fall asleep as soon as you go to bed.
If you are taking this medicine, tell your doctor about your current medications.
If you are using any vitamin pills or herbal supplements, you should tell this your doctor.
What to know before using Ambien?
Use Ambien precisely as guided by your doctor. Follow all regulations on your prescription label. Never take this remedy in larger amounts or for longer than directed.
The prescribed doses of Zolpidem are not the same in men and women, not for infants.
Read all medication guides, patient data, and instruction sheets provided to you. Request your doctor or pharmacist if you have any issues.
Zolpidem may be habit-forming so that abuse can cause overdose, addiction, or death. Selling or giving away this remedy is against the law.
Do not share this remedy with another person, even if they have the same signs you have. The prescribed doses of Ambien are not the same in men and women, and this medicine is not for use in infants. Misuse of this remedy can result in dangerous side-effects.
Never take this remedy if you do not have a minimum of 7 to 8 hours to sleep before being active again.
It is too dangerous to mix up Ambien with alcohol. When you take Ambien with alcohol, you may feel dizziness, confusion, sleepiness, depressed breathing, or some severe reaction to the mixture.
Since Ambien contains many side-effects, the risk rises when it is mixed up with alcohol and increases the intensity of side-effects.
Some people mix alcohol with Ambien to find some special effect, but after mixing that sleep. It is not a typical natural sleep because they feel lazy, irritated, weak, confused, and prolonged breathing in the morning after sleep.
More consumption of Ambien alcohol or continuous use of both may give some severe and unexpected results. Ambien is prescribed by doctor s, but it is not safe to mix with other drugs or abuse this drug.
The NCPIE (National Council on Patient Information and Education) clearly explains that prescribed drugs are not safe to use with other content or misuse because they can easily buy from the market by showing the prescription.
Ambien can help people who are undergoing chronic insomnia. Long-term use of this remedy is prohibited because if someone uses this medication for the long term, they may become dependent on it, such as chronic with alcohol.
When you withdraw this drug, withdrawal symptoms may happen within two days (48 hours) after the final dosage.
Due to withdrawal signs, you may feel uncontrolled crying or depression, sudden mood or behavior changes, anxiety, irritation, flushed, rapid heart rate, abnormal breathing, tremors, delirium, restlessness, fatigue, tremors, sweating, nausea, or vomiting, discomfort, headache.
An adult can use 10 mg of conventional tablet or spray or 12.5 mg extended-release tablets of Ambien. If you take other medicines that feel sleepy or tired, or weak, tell your doctor about that medication and consult with him for actual doses.
The doses of Ambien may be different for men and women. Children could not use this medicine because it does not approve of the use of children.
It would be best if you use Ambien precisely as your doctor prescribed. Never overdose on this medicine because a heavy dose of this medicine may put you in trouble with some severe side-effect that may cause you to death, or you may be habitual of this medicine.
Do not misuse this medication; always use it according to your prescription.
Ambien side effects
The most common side-effects of Ambien are-
- daytime drowsiness
- feeling drugged
- loss of coordination
- stuffy nose
- nasal irritation
- dry mouth
- sore throat
- muscular pain
- you may also feel nausea, nasal irritation, upset stomach, balance-problem, visual problem.
Ambien belongs to a sedative class of drugs. This type of medication is a group of medicines for similar diseases. Ambien is suitable for short-term treatment. In short, it should be prescribed up to 10mg only.
Some patients reported that they feel drowsiness, dizziness, and diarrhea in this medicine’s short-term use. It is not always suitable for short or long-term use. Use this medicine as your doctor prescribed. Do not improperly use this medicine. Abusing this medicine may seriously harm you. Do not use Ambien with alcohol; mixing this medicine with alcohol may put you in danger.
Since alcohol itself contains some severe side-effects and using this medicine with alcohol shows some unexpected side-effects. A person using Ambien with alcohol has maximum chances to get in addition to this drug by which he/she may use it for the long-term. Using the long-term of this medicine is strictly prohibited.