3 patient evaluations for Zolpidem taken for the purpose of 'difficulty staying asleep' with a perceived effectiveness rating of None

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May 15, 2013 (Started Nov 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for sleep problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for difficulty staying asleep)
  • Side effects
    Severe (grogginess, memory problems, brain fog, hangover effect)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I was completely unable to function the next day. It kind of helped me fall asleep, but I would wake up after a few hours and be unable to go back to sleep. It wasn't worth feeling hungover and being so out of it.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 15, 2012 (Started Nov 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for sleep problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for difficulty staying asleep)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (grogginess, memory problems, brain fog, hangover effect)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Do not take it continuosly unless constructed by a physician your body can become highly dependent very quickly!
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 27, 2011 (Started Nov 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for sleep problems)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for difficulty staying asleep)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (grogginess, memory problems, brain fog, hangover effect)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

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

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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