147 patient evaluations for Zolpidem

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May 6, 2009 (Started Apr 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Not only do I not drive after taking Ambien, but I recommend not even writing an email! Go straight to bed after taking!
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 8, 2009 (Started Apr 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Ambien works quickly and gently, and I always feel good in the morning. I recommend going to bed immediately after taking this. Do not write "just one more email" or make "one more phone call". ;-)
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 8, 2009 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: I HAVE TO GO TO BED ALMOST DIRECTLY AFTER I TAKE THE MEDICINE. OR I MAY NOT BE ABLE TO SLEEP.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 1, 2009 (Started Nov 01, 2004)

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

  • 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

May 24, 2009 (Started May 21, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsy in morning)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Side effects: drowsy in morning

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 7, 2009 (Started Nov 18, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I've discontinued this due to the side-effect of next day grogginess.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 13, 2009 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 10, 2009 (Started Jul 10, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    Mild (increased appetite, drug dependence, drowsy in morning)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I take 1/2 of a 10 mg tab and that will usually do the trick but sometimes I think sleeping so sound in one position adds to my morning stiffness I have. But without the ambien I toss and shift all night, my legs drive me crazy, my back aches!! So I take the ambien most nights. I also found it cheaper to buy the 10mg and cut in half. The CR is too expensive and you can't cut them in half, or I would take them.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: drug dependence, drowsy in morning, increased appetite

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 14, 2009 (Started May 01, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: generic isn't as effect as orignal but better than any other generic
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 6, 2009 (Started May 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (increased appetite, grogginess)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: grogginess, increased appetite

  • 0 helpful marks
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