Generic Name: ZOLPIDEM EXTENDED-RELEASE - ORAL Pronounced: (ZOL-pi-dem) Ambien CR Oral Uses
Zolpidem is used for a short time to treat sleep problems
(insomnia) in adults. If you have trouble falling asleep, it helps you fall
asleep faster, so you can get a better night's rest. Zolpidem belongs to a
class of drugs called sedative-hypnotics. It acts on your brain to produce a
How To Use Ambien CR Oral
Read the Medication Guide and the Patient Instructions for
Use provided by your pharmacist before you start using zolpidem and each time
you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or
Prime the product according to the instructions before you
use it for the first time and if you have not used it for at least 14 days.
Point the spray away from your face and other people while you are priming
Spray this medication into your mouth over your tongue as
directed by your doctor, usually...
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