The FDA has approved Zolpidem for the usage of the public with a new dosage recommendation for the treatment of insomnia and troubles that happen while trying to sleep.
Under low doses, Zolpidem has been proven effective to treat insomnia and sleep disorders. Though it is not coming under the benzodiazepines category, still it has sedative and hypnotic properties. The commercial brand name of Zolpidem is Ambien and it is prescribed for a short time.
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Initially, it is approved for medical purposes in 1992. Later in 2007, Ambien became a generic medicine. It is a Schedule IV drug under the Controlled Substances Act 1970.
Ambien is one of the most commonly written prescription drugs for short term use. Mild doses are written for treating insomnia patients from 2 to 6 weeks. Dosage can vary in men and women which is 3.5mg and 1.75mg respectively and could be determined by the doctor.
The effects of Ambien could last up to 8 hours after consumption. However, the half-life period of Ambien is 1.5 hours and it will take 14 hours for the drug to get out of your body completely. Due to its sedation property, it may cause addiction and makes the person dependant on it. If they stop the medication it will trigger insomnia again which is known as rebound insomnia.
Before taking this drug you need to make sure that you have enough time to sleep. If you did not have 8 hours or you had to wake up suddenly in the middle it might cause memory loss and other effects. Also, you need to avoid driving during this period and alcohol usage.
In case of not able to sleep after consuming you might need a higher dose. Consult your doctor and increase dosage as per instructions but do not take more than 10mg in a day. Side effects will vary concerning the dosage.
Before using the drug you need to convey about your past medical history to the doctor. Because you should not take Ambien if you have issues in liver, kidney, and digestive tracts. Also if you are previously treated for breathing disorders, depression, stress, apnea the effects of this drug could vary and that’s why you need to tell the doctor all about your previous disorders.
After consuming the Ambien the effects could continue even in next day. Dizziness, drowsiness. Tired, dull vision, etc can happen. Also avoid weeds, cannabis, alcohol, etc during this period. Avoid driving and work in heavy machinery. Pregnant women and ladies at the breastfeeding stage should not use it. Ambien is allowed only for people above 18. Do not give Zolpidem to children below 18. Adults may experience side effects such as confusion, lack of concentration, drowsiness, etc. Chances of falling are high when side effects have arisen. Drug to drug interaction may vary in most cases. Discuss your previous and current medications with your doctor before buying Zolpidem. Check with your doctor if you have allergies any or with some medications. Always check the label for dosage levels and instructions given by the manufacturer. In case of overdose Ambien please reach out to your doctor and get medical help immediately.