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Updated on 24 Apr 2024

AMBIEN Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Warnings & Dosing

What is AMBIEN?

What is AMBIEN?

AMBIEN is the brand name for zolpidem oral tablets.

What dosages is AMBIEN available in?

What dosages is AMBIEN available in?

AMBIEN is available as a 5 mg and 10 mg oral tablet.

What is AMBIEN used for?

What is AMBIEN used for?

AMBIEN is a GABA A receptor positive modulator that is used to treat insomnia.

How does AMBIEN work?

How does AMBIEN work?

AMBIEN is a gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) A receptor positive modulator. It works on GABA receptors in the brain to slow down brain activity. This helps you relax and fall asleep faster.

How do I take AMBIEN?

How do I take AMBIEN?

The typical dose is 5 mg to 10 mg by mouth nightly at bedtime.

Is it safe for me to take AMBIEN?

Is it safe for me to take AMBIEN?

AMBIEN is a safe and effective treatment when used for FDA licensed indications. However, like all medications, they may give you unwanted side effects. You should always discuss potential side effects with your physician to ensure the medication is suitable and right for you. You should not use this medication if you have the following.

  • Patients who have experienced complex sleep behaviors after taking AMBIEN
  • Known hypersensitivity to zolpidem
AMBIEN Common Side Effects

AMBIEN Common Side Effects

Common side effects of AMBIEN:

  • Headache
  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness
  • Diarrhea
AMBIEN Serious Side Effects

AMBIEN Serious Side Effects

Serious side effects are rare with AMBIEN. Contact your healthcare provider immediately if you experience any of the following.

  • Dangerous sleep behaviors: sleepwalking, sleep driving, or doing any activity while not being fully alert
  • Slowed brain activity (CNS depression): excessive sleepiness, confusion, coma
  • Trouble breathing (respiratory depression): shallow breaths, tiredness, slow breaths
  • Serious allergic reaction: itchy, red rash (hives), shortness of breath, chest tightness, throat closing, nausea, vomiting, swelling of lips, tongue, face, or eyes
  • Suicidal thoughts and behavior
Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on AMBIEN

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on AMBIEN

The following medications may interact with AMBIEN:

  • CNS depressants, including alcohol: Possible adverse additive CNS depressant effects
  • Imipramine: Decreased alertness observed
  • Chlorpromazine: Impaired alertness and psychomotor performance observed
  • CYP3A4 inducers (e.g. rifampin): Combination use may decrease effect
  • CYP3A4 inhibitors (e.g. ketoconazole): Combination use may increase effect
Who makes AMBIEN?

Who makes AMBIEN?

sanofi-aventis U.S.

Is AMBIEN safe in pregnancy?

Is AMBIEN safe in pregnancy?

Based on animal data AMBIEN may cause fetal harm. ell your healthcare provider if you become pregnant while taking AMBIEN.

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