3 patient evaluations for Zolpidem taken for the purpose of 'fibromyalgia' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Major

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Sep 12, 2012 (Started Nov 06, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (sleepiness the next day)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This worked very well for helping me fall asleep. But I only got exactly 5 hours sleep which increased pain and made me feel exhausted the next day.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 4, 2011 (Started Jan 31, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for restless feeling in legs)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (tiredness, feeling like i was hit by a mac truck, bad mood, feel like a zombie, hangover effect)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If I can get 3 or 4 hrs. Yes! It's better then not having any. Taking this med. I make sure I'm in bed... It does make u do strange things....so that scared me. My granddaughter told me and my daughter.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: feel like a zombie, hangover effect, bad mood, tiredness, feeling like i was hit by a mac truck

Jun 22, 2010 (Started Jan 31, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for restless feeling in legs)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (tiredness, bad mood, feel like a zombie, hangover effect)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I do sleep for 3 or 4 hours... It's better then NOT sleeping....
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: feel like a zombie, hangover effect, bad mood, tiredness, feeling like i was hit by a mac truck

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 20, 2010 (Started Jan 20, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I love ambiem but it does have all the crazy side affects people talk about. Night eating that you don't remember. It will make you feel high if you don't fall asleep. Make sure you do not drive or leave your house on this stuff! Really, it can put you into a blackout state where you sleep walk and don't remember it. On the good side; it's the best sleep aid out there. You can fall asleep with-in a half an hour, sleep for a solid 6-8 hours and wake well rested. Also, sometimes I feel alot better (fibromyalgia wise) after taking it.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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