Ambien

About Ambien (Prescription Drug)

Ambien® is a brand name for zolpidem. It is a sedative-hypnotic drug used for short-term treatment of insomnia that presents as difficulty of sleep onset and maintenance of sleep.

Learn more about Ambien in our Ambien Community Report.

KatB's Ambien History (Stopped)
Ambien (zolpidem)
10 mg Daily May 15, 2011 - Jan 15, 2013
Stopped Did not seem to work Jan 2013

KatB's Ambien is for…

  • Insomnia

KatB has not reported any side effects for Ambien.

Evaluations


Jan 15, 2013

Dosage
10 mg Daily
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost
< $25 monthly

Apr 21, 2012

Dosage
10 mg Daily
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips
It helped the 1st night. Now I generally skip taking it awhile & then take 2 to try to fall asleep & that only works part of the time.
Cost
< $25 monthly