110 patient evaluations for Zolpidem with a burden rating of Not at all hard to take

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Jul 31, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: sleeping pills do not solve insomnia and is only a temporary help.

Dec 31, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 13, 2010 (Started Jul 11, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for difficulty staying asleep)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Rest through Vivid dreams)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 3, 2010 (Started Jul 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 10, 2010 (Started May 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    Severe (cramps in calf muscles)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Side effects: cramps in calf muscles

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 2, 2010 (Started Dec 18, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (vertigo)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 7.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: some sleep
Side effects: vertigo

  • 0 helpful marks

May 23, 2010 (Started Apr 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 12.5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 20, 2010 (Started May 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Ambien is responsible for the only night sleep I get

  • 0 helpful marks

May 14, 2010 (Started Mar 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (inconsistent sleep pattern)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Along with OTC sleep aides, this med has stopped working.
Side effects: inconsistent sleep pattern

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 21, 2010 (Started Jan 30, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: DO NOT TAKE OFTEN, NOR RELY ON IT.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 12, 2010 (Started Jan 30, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 19, 2009 (Started Jan 30, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 31, 2010 (Started Jun 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: This stuff works really well for me, although I've had to increase the dosage somewhat. Insomnia is getting worse. I use the generic version, Zolpidem.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: drowsy in a.m.

Jan 6, 2010 (Started Jun 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsy in a.m.)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: As my insomnia problems increase, I'm finding that I'm now taking Ambien 4 to 5 times a week, instead of 1 or 2 times. Also, in order to get a full 7 - 8 hours of sleep, I need to take 2 pills instead of 1.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: drowsy in a.m.

Aug 11, 2009 (Started Jun 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsy in a.m.)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Use the minimum effective dosage to avoid side effects.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: drowsy in a.m.

Apr 1, 2009 (Started Jun 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I only use Ambien once or twice a week, but it really works for me. With one tablet, I usually get 6 to 7 hours of sleep with no additional drowsiness the next day or any other side effects.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: drowsy in a.m.

  • 0 helpful marks
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