2 patient evaluations for Zolpidem taken for the purpose of 'fibromyalgia' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Slight

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Aug 28, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (hangover effect in morning)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I've noticed two things: Despite instructions to take and go directly to bed, this works best for me if I take about an HOUR before bed. (My Psych Doc said he's heard this often.) This becomes LESS effective if I take for more than three days without a break of at least two days.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: hangover effect in morning

Jul 27, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Works better if I take an hour before bedtime.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: hangover effect in morning

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 7, 2009 (Started Mar 14, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsy in morning)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: drowsy in morning

Sep 11, 2009 (Started Mar 14, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: it does get me to sleep so I dont feel the pain in my sleep
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: drowsy in morning

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