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Ambien Coupon - Ambien 10mg tablet

Zolpidem

Zolpidem (Ambien) is an inexpensive drug used to treat insomnia. It is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in generic and brand versions. Generic zolpidem is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower. Compare GABA agonists.
Ambien Coupon - Ambien 10mg tablet

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Ambien Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. Keep a regular sleep schedule by going to bed at about the same time each night. Avoid caffeine-containing drinks in the evening hours. When sleep medicines are used every night for more than a few weeks, they may stop working. Talk to your doctor if you still have trouble sleeping.

After taking this medicine for sleep, you may get up out of bed while not being fully awake and do an activity that you do not know you are doing. The next morning, you may have no memory of the event. Activities such as driving a car ("sleep-driving"), making and eating food, talking on the phone, sexual activity, and sleep-walking have been reported. Call your doctor right away if you find out you have done any of these activities. Do not take this medicine if you have used alcohol that evening or before bed or taken another medicine for sleep since your risk of doing these sleep-related activities will be increased.

Wait for at least 8 hours after you take a dose before driving or doing other activities that require full mental alertness. Do not take this medicine unless you are able to stay in bed for a full night (7 to 8 hours) before you must be active again. You may have a decrease in mental alertness the day after use, even if you feel that you are fully awake. Tell your doctor if you will need to perform activities requiring full alertness, such as driving, the next day. Do not stand or sit up quickly after taking this medicine, especially if you are an older patient. This reduces the risk of dizzy or fainting spells.

If you or your family notice any changes in your behavior, such as new or worsening depression, thoughts of harming yourself, anxiety, other unusual or disturbing thoughts, or memory loss, call your doctor right away.

After you stop taking this medicine, you may have trouble falling asleep. This is called rebound insomnia. This problem usually goes away on its own after 1 or 2 nights.

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Interactions with Medications

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Less common

Chest pain

confusion

confusion about identity, place, and time

discouragement

false or unusual sense of well-being

fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse

feeling sad or empty

fever

general feeling of discomfort or illness

irritability

lack of appetite

lightheadedness

loss of interest or pleasure

shakiness and unsteady walk

tiredness

trouble concentrating

trouble sleeping

unsteadiness, trembling, or other problems with muscle control or coordination

unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common or rare

Anxiety

bladder pain

bloody or cloudy urine

burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings

chills

cold sweats

crying

decreased awareness or responsiveness

depersonalization

difficult, burning, or painful urination

dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from lying or sitting position

dry mouth

dysphoria

euphoria

fainting

frequent urge to urinate

hyperventilation

irregular heartbeats

irritability

lower back or side pain

paranoia

quick to react or overreact emotionally

rapidly changing moods

restlessness

seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there

severe sleepiness

shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet

shortness of breath

trembling or shaking of the hands or feet

Rare

Attack, assault, or force

black, tarry stools

change in walking and balance

clumsiness or unsteadiness

cough

delusions

dementia

difficulty swallowing

dizziness

hives. itching, or skin rash

lack of feeling or emotion

pale skin

puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue

sore throat

sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth

swollen glands

thoughts of killing oneself or changes in behavior

tightness in the chest

troubled breathing with exertion

uncaring

unusual bleeding or bruising

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Drowsiness

headache

muscle aches

sleepiness or unusual drowsiness

stuffy or runny nose

Less common

Abdominal or stomach discomfort

acid or sour stomach

back pain

being forgetful

belching

body aches or pain

congestion

diarrhea

difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)

difficulty with moving

double vision

feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings

heartburn

hoarseness

indigestion

longer or heavier menstrual periods

loss of memory

muscle pain or stiffness

nausea

pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones

seeing double

sensation of spinning

tender, swollen glands in the neck

unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness, or feeling of sluggishness

voice changes

Less common or rare

Bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste

breast pain

change in taste

changes in patterns and rhythms of speech

increased sweating

itching of the vagina or genital area

pain during sexual intercourse

paleness of the skin

slurred speech

thick, white vaginal discharge with no odor or with a mild odor

vomiting

Rare

Blemishes on the skin

blindness

blurred vision

change in near or distance vision

decreased interest in sexual intercourse

difficulty in focusing eyes

eye pain

feeling of warmth

frequent urge to defecate

inability to have or keep an erection

increased appetite

increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight

lack or loss of strength

loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance

pimples

redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest

redness or other discoloration of the skin

severe sunburn

stomach upset

straining while passing stool

tearing

weight loss

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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