Ambien Tablets (Zolpidem tartrate)
Ambien is a popular and reliable brand for a sleeping pill which is synthesised to treat short-term insomnia. These sleeping tablets are recommended for patients who suffer from sleep deprivation and have an unhygienic sleeping habit.
How will I know if this drug is approved for my sleep disorder and how should I take it?
This drug is approved by FDA to treat insomnia and sleep deprivation.
If you experience difficulty in falling asleep or staying asleep at night and suffer from midnight or early morning awakenings, then ambien is synthesised just for you.
It is mainly prescribed for the treatment of short-term insomnia and should be used as per the directions of your physician. The recommended dose is 5 mg for women and 5 or 10 mg for men, once daily before bedtime.
What are the active and inactive ingredients?
Active ingredient:- Zolpidem Tartrate
Inactive ingredients:- Low substituted hydroxypropyl cellulose, hypromellose, lactose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethene glycol, Polysorbate 80, sodium starch glycolate and titanium dioxide.
How long does the effect stay?
The effect of Ambien may last for up to 8 hours after its use.
Is there any major side-effect I should be concerned about?
Immediately seek medical help if you experience memory loss, abnormal thoughts, agitation, hallucination and aggressive behaviour. Rare side effects such as sleep driving, sleep eating and sleep sex should be brought to the notice of a doctor.
Is there any drug interaction possible?
Ambien may interact with sedative-hypnotics, tranquillizers, opioids and other sleep drugs and cause serious side effects.
How Should I store The Medicine?
Store Ambien at room temperature, keep it away from light, moisture and excess heat.