147 patient evaluations for Zolpidem

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Dec 19, 2008 (Started Jan 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (unable to sleep for more than 4 hours a night, memory loss, sleep eating)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleep eating, memory loss, unable to sleep for more than 4 hours a night

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 27, 2007 (Started Feb 23, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for difficulty staying asleep)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: I took this to help me sleep when an effort to get me off Klonopin caused me to roll around in bed restlessly all night. Even at gradually increasing doses the Ambien did not help. In the end I stopped the Ambien and went back up on the Klonopin.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jan 4, 2009 (Started Feb 04, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 12, 2009 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (problems with coordination)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It does help with sleep
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: problems with coordination

Oct 22, 2008 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I always take this treatment when I'm in bed
Side effects: problems with coordination

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 12, 2009 (Started Feb 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (amnesia, grogginess)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Side effects: grogginess, amnesia

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Feb 19, 2009 (Started Apr 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 12 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 10, 2009 (Started Jun 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    Mild (grogginess in morning, drowsy in morning)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Don't take every night or you will become dependent on it.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: grogginess in morning, drowsy in morning

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 11, 2009 (Started Jul 07, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 2, 2009 (Started Mar 21, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (increased appetite, grogginess, grogginess in morning, loss of rem sleep)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The good old law of diminishing returns -- it works for a while but then it does not -- and ... you have to up the dose and it works for a while --- and then it does not --
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: increased appetite, grogginess, loss of rem sleep, grogginess in morning

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 29, 2009 (Started Dec 06, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (grogginess in morning, drug dependence)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: it does still help me stay asleep and i have been taking it for a long period of time
Side effects: drug dependence, grogginess in morning

Feb 16, 2009 (Started Dec 06, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    Mild (grogginess in morning, drug dependence)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: if it ain't broke don't fix it. i don't know why society feels it is so bad to become dependent on something if it is doing what it is supposed to do.
Side effects: drug dependence, grogginess in morning

Dec 6, 2008 (Started Dec 06, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    Mild (grogginess in morning)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: this does not help me get to sleep, it does help me stay asleep, without it i wake up frequently and can't get back to sleep. if i don't get enough sleep on this i feel groggy all the next day.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: drug dependence, grogginess in morning

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