Ambien CR

About Ambien CR (Prescription Drug)

Ambien CR™ is a brand name for the extended release form of 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 CR in our Ambien CR Community Report.

MsLisa's Ambien CR History (Stopped)
Ambien CR (zolpidem)
As needed Jun 19, 2008 - Dec 09, 2009
Stopped Did not seem to work Dec 9, 2009

MsLisa's Ambien CR is for…

  • Insomnia

MsLisa has not reported any side effects for Ambien CR.


Dec 9, 2009

As needed
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips
It left me feeling groggy. I still did not sleep the way I should and only got about 3-4 hours even with the meds. If I had to drive somewhere that day, I would frequently forget where I was going but still was driving.
< $25 monthly