Treatment: Zolpidem (Ambien)

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Zolpidem (Ambien)

Zolpidem (Ambien) is a sedative-hypnotic medication that is used to treat difficulty sleeping. Zolpidem is the generic name for the brand-name drug Ambien. Zolpidem/Ambien is usually used to treat insomnia, which can cause difficulty falling asleep or difficulty remaining asleep. Zolpidem/Ambien slows down the brain's activity to help you sleep. Zolpidem/Ambien is available in regular and extended-release tablet forms, as well as an oral spray. Zolpidem/Ambien can make you feel very sleepy shortly after taking the medication and for as long as seven to eight hours afterward. If you don't get sufficient sleep after taking zolpidem/Ambien, you may feel confused or have difficulty with memory.

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Last updated on Apr 30 2012 at 16:16
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