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Trouble Falling Asleep? Ask your doctor about the Ambien brand

If you're lying in bed watching the hours tick by, it's time to talk to your doctor about brand name AMBIEN.

Millions of people have been prescribed on the AMBIEN brand for their sleep problems. AMBIEN has been helping people fall asleep since its FDA approval in 1992.

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HOW BRAND NAME
AMBIEN WORKS

Spend more of your time in bed sleeping rather than trying to fall asleep.

AMBIEN is a prescription sleep medication that works by slowing brain activity. Quieting your brain allows you to fall asleep sooner. Because AMBIEN works quickly it should be taken right before going to bed.

Brand name AMBIEN comes in two strengths. The recommended starting dose for women is 5 mg, while the starting dose for men is 5 mg or 10 mg. Only take 1 AMBIEN tablet a night if needed.

WHAT ARE THE POSSIBLE
SIDE EFFECTS OF AMBIEN?

AMBIEN may cause serious side effects, including:

  • getting out of bed while not being fully awake and do an activity that you do not know you are doing.
  • abnormal thoughts and behavior. For AMBIEN and AMBIEN CR, symptoms include more outgoing or aggressive behavior than normal, confusion, agitation, hallucinations, worsening of depression, and suicidal thoughts or actions and additionally for AMBIEN CR, acting strangely.
  • memory loss
  • anxiety
  • severe allergic reactions. Symptoms include swelling of the tongue or throat, and trouble breathing. Get emergency medical help if you get these symptoms after taking AMBIEN.
  • Call your healthcare provider right away if you have any of the above side effects or any other side effects that worry you while using AMBIEN or AMBIEN CR.
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LOOK UP YOUR BENEFITS

Your insurance may cover brand name AMBIEN. Call your insurance company to see if AMBIEN is covered.

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TAKE ACTION TO GET THE AMBIEN BRAND

Learn what steps you can take if you prefer the AMBIEN brand.

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AMBIEN CR

Nightime wakeups?
AMBIEN CR may be right for you.

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