3 patient evaluations for Zolpidem with a cost of $50-99

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May 5, 2011 (Started Sep 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 12.5 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Dec 4, 2010 (Started Sep 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 12.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I am hoping to cut back and my doctor has said I can start taking it every other day. As long as I take my muscle relaxant and pain meds this works pretty well. After a couple weeks I cut back to every 2 nights and got very sick. We are not sure if it was a withdrawal reaction, which we think is unlikely, or something else. With fibromyalgia it is hard to tell. Now I have to take a blood pressure med 3 times a day to keep the cold, clammy, sweats and unbearable weakness away, and I am back to taking the ambien every night.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Oct 4, 2010 (Started Sep 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 12.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I am gradually cutting down. I am currently taking the Ambien CR every other night. That wasn't an option under dosage.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Aug 20, 2010 (Started Sep 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 12.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Works well when I take it with 15 mg MS Contin. Alone was better than nothing, but I was still waking in pain often and hurt so much by about 4AM that I still wasn't getting enough sleep. It wasn't strong enough to overcome the pain.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Jun 5, 2010 (Started Sep 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 12.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: With fibromialgia we need more non-REM sleep. I don't think it is give me that, I still talk and toss and turn, but some sleep is better than no sleep. I used to sleep 3-4 hours if I was lucky, now I can generally sleep 7 with only waking up about 2 times. Even then I fall back to sleep quickly.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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Aug 6, 2009 (Started May 01, 2009)

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

  • 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

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