17 patient evaluations for Zolpidem taken for the purpose of 'difficulty staying asleep'

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Mar 30, 2010 (Started Feb 17, 2009)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 18, 2009 (Started Aug 17, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sleeplessness)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for difficulty staying asleep)
  • Side effects
    Mild (brain fog, unable to sleep for more than 4 hours a night, not dreaming, memory loss, sleep eating)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 6.25 mg Daily
Side effects: sleep eating, memory loss, unable to sleep for more than 4 hours a night, brain fog, not dreaming

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 6, 2009 (Started Oct 28, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for difficulty staying asleep)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Ambien gave me strange dreams, made my thinking a little coocoo the day after, and didn't provide enough hours of sleep help. Proper sleep hygene, relaxation and meditation are much better, just more difficult to maintain...takes dicipline!

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 3, 2009 (Started Apr 17, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for difficulty staying asleep)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 8, 2008 (Started Jul 31, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for difficulty staying asleep)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (crying, grogginess, irrational behavior)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: It can cause you to do strange things.
Side effects: crying, grogginess, irrational behavior

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 30, 2008 (Started Sep 30, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for difficulty staying asleep)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (amnesia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: Take this medication AFTER you are in the bed and just before you turn out the light to minimize the chances that you will get back up and do or say things you will not remember.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: amnesia

  • 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

  • 0 helpful marks
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