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Are There Any Side Effects of Ambien, and What Are the Risks of Abuse?

Ambien is the brand name for zolpidem tartrate, a sedative-hypnotic medication prescribed for the short-term management of insomnia.1 Although it is an effective short-term treatment for insomnia, Ambien does have…

How Addictive Is Ambien, and What Are Some Treatment Options?

ngerous Effects from Ambien AbuseAmbien is the brand name for a medication called zolpidem, which is prescribed primarily to treat insomnia, and sometimes other sleep disturbances. If insomnia continues beyond…

Ambien Abuse and Addiction

Ambien (generic name: zolpidem) is a sedative-hypnotic medication prescribed to treat insomnia. Ambien taken as directed for brief periods is relatively safe; however, this drug is not intended for long-term use due…

What is Lunesta and How Is It Abused?

Lunesta is a popular sleeping bill that doctors typically prescribe to treat insomnia. Its generic name is eszopiclone, and it is a nonbenzodiazepine hypnotic, meaning that though it’s safer than a…