About Ambien ( Zolpidem Tartrate )
Ambien is used for short-term treatment of insomnia (difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, or early awakening).
Before Taking Ambien ( Zolpidem Tartrate ):
Some medicines or medical conditions may interact with this medicine. Inform your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and over-the-counter medicine that you are taking. Do not use this medicine if you are also taking ritonavir. Inform your doctor of any other medical conditions, allergies, pregnancy, or breast-feeding. Contact your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns about using this medicine.
Ambien ( Zolpidem Tartrate ) Directions:
Use this medicine exactly as directed by your doctor. This medicine works very quickly; take this medicine right before going to bed. Use it only when you will be able to sleep 7 to 8 hours or longer. Sore this medicine at room temperature, away from heat and light.
Ambein ( Zolpidem Tartrate ) Cautions:
Do not exceed the recommended dose or take Ambein for longer than prescribed without checking with your doctor. Exceeding the recommended dose or taking this medicine for longer than prescribed may be habit-forming. Do not drive, operate machinery, or do anything else that could be dangerous until you know how you react to this medicine. Using this medicine alone, with other medicines, or with alcohol may lessen your ability to drive or to perform other potentially dangerous tasks. Check with your doctor if you continue to have trouble sleeping or notice changes in your behavior or thinking. For women: This medicine is excreted is breast milk. Do not breast feed while taking this medicine.
Possible Side Effects of Ambien ( Zolpidem Tartrate ):
Side effects of Ambien, that may go away during treatment, include daytime drowsiness or dizziness. If they continue or are bothersome, check with your doctor. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist. Read more about the side effects of Ambien ( Zolpidem Tartrate ).
Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects or prevent a medicine from doing its job. Use our drug interaction checker to find out if your medicines interact with each other.
If You Take To Much Ambein:
If an Ambein overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. Symptoms of overdose may include difficulty breathing, clumsiness, slowed heart rate, and deep sleep from which you cannot be awakened.
Additional Information About Ambien ( Zolpidem Tartrate ):
You may experience trouble sleeping for 1 to 2 nights after you stop taking this medicine. If it continues, contact your doctor. Do not share this medicine with others for whom it was not prescribed. Do not use this medicine for other health conditions. Keep this medicine out of the reach of children.