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Ambien

Most Commonly Used
Ambien 10mg Tab
Sanofi-Aventis US LLC
Pill Identification: AMB 10  |  5421
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Ambien 5mg Tab
Sanofi-Aventis US LLC
Pill Identification: AMB 5  |  5401
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Overview Information on Ambien
Pharmacist Tip
Unless your doctor tells you to, do not take more than one dose of Ambien on the same night.     
Ambien® is the brand name of the medicine zolpidem. Ambien is a type of medicine known as a sedative-hypnotic, more commonly known as a sleeping pill. Your doctor might prescribe Ambien to you if you have difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep during the night. Your doctor might prescribe Ambien as a tablet or an extended-release tablet. Generic and alternative forms of zolpidem are also available.



Clinical Review by Jodi Grimm, RPh and Ann Ciemnoczolowski, MS, ELS on May 15, 2013
Ambien® is the brand name of the medicine zolpidem. Ambien is a type of medicine known as a sedative-hypnotic, more commonly known as a sleeping pill. Your doctor might prescribe Ambien to you if you have difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep during the night. Your doctor might prescribe Ambien as a tablet or an extended-release tablet. Generic and alternative forms of zolpidem are also available.



Clinical Review by Jodi Grimm, RPh and Ann Ciemnoczolowski, MS, ELS on May 15, 2013