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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Ambien CR Oral.

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Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
6/17/2013 12:28:53 AM

Reviewer: shelby56, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took ONE Ambien and woke the next morning to find I had a hole burned in my bedspread the size of a dinner plate. With NO memory of doing it, I must have gotten up and walked 20 ft. to my bathroom-and back and lit a cigarette, took it back to bed with me (I never smoked in bed before) and fell back asleep with it still lit. I am lucky to be alive. I flushed the remaining 30 Ambien's down the ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
6/14/2013 5:36:07 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on abien. When i woke up after sleeping i felt drugged and fatigue. I weened myself off by taking 1/2 a pill. Once i stopped i had anxity attacks and feeling very bad. I started back on to help me sleep. and i feel worse. I am trying to get off this shit.talked to my health care provider. and he keeps trying new drugs. I feel it does not work for me. I am thinking this drug is habit fo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
4/6/2013 7:00:51 AM

Reviewer: LendyLou, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This stuff has been a godsend for me. I go to sleep quickly, wake up refreshed and ready to face the day. I have not had the side effects that others have mentioned. I hope this is always available and the FDA doesn't ruin it for the people it truly works for.

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
3/26/2013 8:46:23 AM

Reviewer: Flora, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've been on this since I was 17 and I am now 24. The first year, before I was familiar with the side effects, I would sleep walk, talk, eat, cook, even drive. This drug should be taken right before you go to bed because you won't even notice when your brain slips away from you and does the sorts of things you might do while asleep dreaming. When it says only take this med before bed, make ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
1/31/2013 11:01:04 PM

Reviewer: bet, 65-74 on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
additive. used 4 over 18 yrs. shaking hands,loss of memory, got 2 have 2 get reid of bad thougts at night. didn't read new reviews side efects. am trying zolpidem 10mg 2 get off it.

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