Uses

Trazodone HCL

This medication is used to treat depression. It may help to improve your mood, appetite, and energy level as well as decrease anxiety and insomnia related to depression. Trazodone works by helping to restore the balance of a certain natural chemical (serotonin) in the brain.

Ambien

Zolpidem is used to treat a certain sleep problem (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 calming effect.

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Side Effects

Trazodone HCL

Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, drowsiness, dizziness, tiredness, blurred vision, changes in weight, headache, muscle ache/pain, dry mouth, bad taste in the mouth, stuffy nose, constipation, or change in sexual interest/ability may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

Ambien

Dizziness may occur. If this effect persists or worsens, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

Interactions

Trazodone HCL

Drug Interactions

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  • 9 Severe Interactions
  • 0 Serious Interactions
  • 19 Moderate Interactions

Food Interactions

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  • 0 Food Interactions

Ambien

Drug Interactions

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  • 1 Severe Interactions
  • 0 Serious Interactions
  • 8 Moderate Interactions

Food Interactions

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  • 0 Food Interactions

How to Take

Trazodone HCL

Take this medication by mouth, usually once or twice daily after a meal or snack or as directed by your doctor. If drowsiness is a problem and you are taking 1 dose daily, take it at bedtime. If you are taking 2 doses each day, it may help to take 1 of the doses at bedtime. Follow your doctor's directions carefully.

Ambien

Take this medication by mouth on an empty stomach as directed by your doctor, usually once a night. Since zolpidem works quickly, take it right before you get into bed. Do not take it with or after a meal because it will not work as quickly.

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Trazodone HCL

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Ambien

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Generic Availability

Trazodone HCL

Yes: trazodone

Ambien

Yes: zolpidem

Storage

Trazodone HCL

Store at room temperature away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medications away from children and pets.Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.

Ambien

Store at room temperature away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medications away from children and pets.Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.

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Trazodone HCL

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Ambien

This medicine is a white, oblong, film-coated, tablet imprinted with "AMB 10" and "5421".This medicine is a pink, oblong, film-coated, tablet imprinted with "AMB 5" and "5401".