Ambien (zolpidem) is a prescription medication for the short notice (usually two to six weeks) treatment of insomnia, as well as some brain disorders. Ambien has not really been effective in maintaining sleep, however, is really effective in sleep onset. Therefore, Ambien will make you sleep. A consumer should NEVER use the drug during normal waking hours.
Ambien side effects:
“Hallucinations, through all physical senses, of varying intensity
-Altered thought patterns
-Ataxia or motor coordination, difficulty maintaining balance
“Euphoria and / or dysphoria
-Increased or decreased libido libido / Destrude
“Alteration of the trial and reasoning
“Uninhibited extroversion in social or interpersonal
“The increased impulsiveness
“When he stopped, rebound insomnia may occur
Loss of short-term memory
Some consumers have reported cases of sleepwalking while using Ambien and some have reported driving, sleep talking and performing other tasks while you sleep. The researchers found that these events occur frequently during the first dose of valium taken or at the start of treatment. The sleepwalker can sometimes perform these tasks normally as if they were awake. In addition, the consumer / transmitter sleep can sometimes carry out and respond to conversations so well that the observer might believe that the speaker’s dream awake. This case is similar, but above all very different from normal sleep talking, normal sleep talking can be easily identified by the responses of the speaker inconsistent sleep in the conversation or speech is so disorganized that it is almost, if not totally incomprehensible. It is also possible that the patient may be fully aware of their surroundings, even when he or she is asleep. These side effects can often be caused by the hypnotic properties of Ambien. It is unclear whether the drug is responsible for the conduct, but a class action lawsuit was filed against Sanofi-Aventis in March 2006 on behalf of those who reported symptoms. Some users believe that they were asleep during the events that interacted in because I do not remember the facts, due to the loss of short-term memory and the effects of anterograde amnesia side. In addition, some side effects of Ambien may include next day drowsiness, headaches, drowsiness and dizziness.
Valium overdose can cause excessive sedation, respiratory depression, pinpoint pupils and functions that can possibly lead to coma or in the worst cases, death. Furthermore, if combined ambien with alcohol or other central nervous system depressants (CNS) can lead to extreme and fatal overdose. Ambien overdose can be treated with the receptor antagonist of benzodiazepines flumazenil, which displaces its site ambien benzodiazepine receptor binding and therefore rapidly reverses the effects of Ambien.
Ambien use can affect your senses and driving skills that can lead to accidents. This side effect is unique not only for environmental use, but also with other hypnotic drugs, as well. In addition, the use of environmental and older people can cause accidents such as falls and can sometimes cause an increased risk of adverse cognitive effects.
Ask your doctor first if you are planning to take Ambien to help her sleep disorder. Also, before taking this medication, tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs, or if you have:
-Lung disease such as asthma, bronchitis, emphysema or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
sleep apnea (breathing stops during sleep)
“A history of depression, mental illness or suicidal thoughts
“A history of drug or alcohol addiction.