What is Zolpidem (Ambien)10 mg?
Zolpidem is a prescription medication that is used to treat insomnia and other sleep-related issues. It works by slowing down brain activity, which helps you fall asleep. The recommended dose of zolpidem for adults is 10mg per night taken about an hour before bedtime.
There are many side effects associated with the use of zolpidem such as daytime drowsiness, dizziness, nausea and vomiting, confusion or hallucinations when falling asleep or waking up (especially in older adults), and impaired thinking skills.
Do not take this medication if you have any breathing problems such as asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), liver disease, kidney disease, lung diseases like asthma or COPD.
Zolpidem is a nonbenzodiazepine medicine used to treat insomnia. Zolpidem is sold under the brand name Ambien. Zolpidem is a Imidazopyridine class medicine. Zolpidem is a hypnotic kind of medicine. Zolpidem slows down brain activity which makes you fall asleep.
How to use Zolpidem 10mg tablet?
Zolpidem is a great option of medicine to treat insomnia for short term use. If you have acute insomnia then Zolpidem will work very efficiently for you. You can take Zolpidem at the recommended dose of 10 mg one hour before bedtime. In this way, Zolpidem gives you undisrupted good night sleep.
Side effects of Zolpidem
Zolpidem doesn’t stay in the body for more than 12 hours. But you can feel sleepy the next morning. Zolpidem has common side effects like other sleeping pills. You can feel dizziness, dry mouth and hallucinations. Zolpidem has a risk of addiction.
How long does Zolpidem last?
Zolpidem is a drug that helps people sleep through the night. It does not stay in your system for more than about 12 hours, but some people feel sleepy the next morning when they wake up after taking it as directed because their brain has been deprived of its natural snooze button overnight and needs time to re-adjust.
How much Zolpidem can I take?
Zolpidem tablets come in 2 different strengths – 5mg and 10mg. The usual dose is one 10mg tablet, taken 1 hour before you go to bed. If you’re over 65 years old or if the doctor suspects that your liver or kidneys may be abnormal then he/she might prescribe a lower dosage of zolpidem at only 5 mg per day. Swallow the pill whole with water without chewing it up – for best results try taking this medication about an hour before going to sleep every night.