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September 29, 2006

Ambien Side Effects

Ambien (zolpidem) is prescribed for the treatment of insomnia. Ambien has also been prescribed off-label for the treatment of restless legs syndrome.

According to the official Ambien website, common side effects of Ambien may include next day drowsiness, headaches, sleepiness, and dizziness.

More serious side effects may include temporary amnesia, drug dependence, withdrawal symptoms when the drug is stopped after being used on a regular basis, excessively outgoing or aggressive behavior, confusion, agitation, strange behavior, hallucinations, depression, and suicidal thoughts.

This space is provided for you to share your side effects (or lack thereof) and experiences with Ambien by posting a comment below.

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