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Ambien a.k.a. Zolpidem is a prescription medication used for the treatment of insomnia and some brain disorders. It is a short-acting nonbenzodiazepine hypnotic of the imidazopyridine class that potentiates GABA, an inhibitory neurotransmitter, by binding to GABAA receptors at the same location as benzodiazepines. It works quickly, usually within 15 minutes, and has a short half-life of two to three hours.

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Google previewUnder the Medical Gaze (2001)

Facts and Fictions of Chronic Pain by Susan Greenhalgh

Ambien is a sleeping pill . . . Must take just before bed ...

Google previewSleep Aids (2006)

by M. Foster Olive, D. J. Triggle, State University of New York at Buffalo Staff, Pharmaceutical Sciences Staff

Ambien is a registered trademark of Sanofi-Aventis Corp.; ...

Google previewBlueprints Q and A Step 2 (2005)

Psychiatry by James Brian McLoone

Ambien is a sedative hypnotic and does not affect dopamine. toms. C. Amitriptyline is an antidepressant and does not affect dopamine. D. Bromocriptine also activates dopaminergic receptors and is used to treat Parkinson's disease.

Google previewThe Best From JP Enlarged Fully Loaded

by Jim Plagakis R.Ph.

The female pharmacist: “ Generic Ambien is a good way to get a night's sleep.” The male pharmacist: “And it is ...

Google previewWide Awake (2010)

What I Learned About Sleep from Doctors, Drug Companies, Dream Experts, and a Reindeer Herder in the Arctic Circle by Patricia Morrisroe

"For some people, Ambien is a pretty good drug," says Dr. Matthew Ebben, a sleep psychologist who works with Dr. Pollak at Weill Cornell's Center for Sleep Medicine. "Many of the people who began sleepwalking while using it were already ...

Google previewGetting High (2013)

The Effects of Drugs by Edward J. Benavidez

Ambien is a sleep medication used by people who 159 EffEcts of PrEscrIPtIon ...

Google previewBuzzed (2008)

The Straight Facts about the Most Used and Abused Drugs from Alcohol to Ecstasy by Cynthia Kuhn, Scott Swartzwelder, Wilkie Wilson, Leigh Heather Wilson, Jeremy Foster

Three of these drugs are zolpidem (Ambien), eszopiclone (Lunesta), and ramelteon (Rozerem). AMBIEN Ambien is an interesting drug because, although it is Sedatives 209.

Google previewMental Health and Mental Disorders: An Encyclopedia of Conditions, Treatments, and Well-Being [3 volumes] (2015)

An Encyclopedia of Conditions, Treatments, and Well-Being by Len Sperry

Description Ambien is in the class of medications known as sedative-hypnotics. Its primary use is in the treatment of insomnia.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Elder Care (2009)

by Joseph Kandel, Christine A. Adamec

In some cases, physicians will recommend sedating medications or sleep- specific remedies such as zolpidem (Ambien), a drug that is specifically approved for the short-term treatment of insomnia. The recommended initial dose for the elderly ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Sleep and Sleep Disorders (2010)

by Charles Pollak, Michael J. Thorpy, Jan Yager

Ambien 17 ity tends to be slower in children and the elderly compared to young and middle-aged adults. It may occur during SLEEP STAGES if sleep is disrupted , as is seen in the many disorders of INSOMNIA. Alpha activity during SLOW ...

Google previewStedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing (2005)

by Thomas Lathrop Stedman

mg, zolpidem ( Ambien) 5 mg, trazodone (Desyrel) 25–50 mg, or chloral hydrate 500 mg at bedtime is occasionally warranted. PROFILES OF COMMON MEDICAL CONDITIONS ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

Ambien A trade name for zolpidem, a hypnotic agent that binds with gamma- aminobutyric receptor. Produces CNS depression. Ambiguous Codon A codon that can lead to the incorporation of more than one amino acid into a polypeptide.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Behavior (2012)

There include zolpidem (Ambien), zaleplon (Sonata), and eszopiclone (Lunesta). General anesthetics are powerful sedative-hypnotics used to induce loss of conscious awareness and insensitivity to pain during surgical procedures. They are ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Modern Medicine (2010)

by Joseph Segen

rapid deterioration of vision and slower deterioration of intellect, accompanied by seizures and psychotic behavior ambidexterity Neurology The ability to perform tasks requiring manual dexterity with either hand Ambien® Zolpidem tartrate ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Pharmacological Agents (2012)

Properties and Synonyms by I.K. Morton, Judith M. Hall

4-aminobutanoic acid 13 Ambien" = zolpidem. AmBisome" - amphotericin. ambuphylline - bufylline. ambroxol [NN] (ambroxol hydrochloride [AN] and many other names) is a metabolite of bromhexine, a MUcolytic and EXPECTORANT, which ...

Google previewLexicon of Psychiatry, Neurology, and the Neurosciences (2000)

by Frank J. Ayd

zolpidem (Ambien, Bikalm, Niotal, Stilnoct, Stilnox) Nonbenzodiazepine hypnotic that has been shown ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Substance Abuse Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery (2009)

by Gary L. Fisher, Nancy A. Roget

“Z Drugs” Zolpidem (Ambien) Zaleplon (Sonata) Eszopiclone (Lunesta) “Z Drugs, ” a new class of hypnotic drugs, were introduced in 1999 for the treatment of insomnia and quickly became among the most widely prescribed medications.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine Third Edition (2012)

by Michael T. Murray, Joseph Pizzorno

zolpidem (Ambien), and baclofen ( Kemstro and Lioresal). Clinical studies with a product called PharmaGABA, naturally manufactured by a fermentation process that utilizes Lactobacillus hilgardii, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Applied Developmental Science (2004)

by Celia B Fisher, Richard M. Lerner

Newer medications, such as zolpidem (Ambien) and zaleplon (Sonata), are currently available. These drugs, unlike benzodiazepines, have the advantage of inducing sedation but being less likely to cause tolerance and dependence. Chloral ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Emotion (2010)

by Gretchen M. Reevy

Ambien, Lunesta, Sonata) are used as hypnotics; they may be associated with less cognitive impairment ...

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