How much Ambien should one take?

Answer Ambien is a prescription sleep aid and should be taken immediately before bedtime. The recommended dosage of Ambien is 5 mg to 10 mg each night, as needed. According to 10 mg daily is th... Read More »

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How long after drinking wine should I take an Ambien?

The pharmacist in me will take you to never take benzodiazepines or benzodiazepine-similar drugs like Ambien (zolpidem) together with alcohol. Zolpidem works by causing a increase in GABA inhibiti... Read More »

How much ambien is lethal?

The maximum recommended human dose of zolpidem--the active ingredient in Ambien and Ambien CR sleeping pills--is 10mg per day. More than this is toxic and may induce fainting, respiratory problems,... Read More »

I found a bottle of expired Ambien from 2005. Are they ok to take?

I'd throw it out. I took something that was expired only by a year (which I found out later) and I had horrible restlessness that lasted for a day. It wouldn't let me sleep and I ended up going to ... Read More »

How much Ambien is too much?

Patients should take only the prescribed dosage of Ambien, and nothing more under any circumstances. If the patient is not responding to the recommended dose, they should consult with their physici... Read More »