Zolpidem tartrate tablets are indicated for the short-term treatment of insomnia characterized by difficulties with sleep initiation. Zolpidem tartrate tablets have.
In order to minimize this risk a full night of sleep (7 to 8 hours) is recommended. Vehicle drivers and machine operators should be warned that, as with other hypnotics, there may be a possible risk of adverse reactions including drowsiness, prolonged reaction time, dizziness, sleepiness, blurred/double vision, reduced alertness and impaired driving the morning after therapy.
Use the lowest effective dose for the patient. The recommended initial dose is 5 mg for women and either 5 or 10 mg for men, taken only once per night immediay before bedtime with at least 7 to 8 hours remaining before the planned time of awakening.
Ambien CR/Zolpidem/Zolpidem Tartrate Oral Tab ER: 6.25mg, 12.5mg Avoid co-use with other sedative-hypnotics, including other zolpidem products. During.
1.75 mg sublingually taken once per night if needed for a middle-of-the night awakening followed by difficulty returning to sleep. The 1.75 mg dose is also recommended for patients receiving a concomitant CNS depressant. Avoid co-use with other sedative-hypnotics, including other zolpidem products at bedtime or in the middle of the night. Use only if the patient has at least 4 hours of bedtime remaining before the planned time of waking. The risk for next-morning impairment is higher if Intermezzo is taken with less than 4 hours of bedtime remaining, if a higher than the recommended dose is taken, or during co-administration with other CNS depressants or drugs that increase the blood levels of zolpidem.
These highlights do not include all the information needed to use zolpidem tartrate tablets safely and effectively. See full prescribing information for zolpidem.
Zolpidem tartrate tablets 5 mg are pink, film-coated, capsule-shaped, unscored, upper debossed "6468" and lower debossed "V". The 10 mg tablets are white, film-coated, capsule-shaped, unscored, upper debossed "6469" and lower debossed "V"
The dose of zolpidem tartrate tablets should be individualized.
Clinical experience with zolpidem tartrate tablets in patients with concomitant systemic illness is limited.
Zolpidem tartrate tablets are available in 5 mg and 10 mg strength tablets for oral administration. Zolpidem tartrate tablets 5 mg are pink, round, film-coated.
Rare: acne, bullous eruption, dermatitis, furunculosis, injection-site inflammation, photosensitivity reaction, urticaria. Skin and appendages: Infrequent: pruritus.
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Urogenital system: Infrequent: cystitis, urinary incontinence. Rare: acute renal failure, dysuria, micturition frequency, nocturia, polyuria, pyelonephritis, renal pain, urinary retention.
Rare cases of angioedema involving the tongue, glottis or larynx have been reported in patients after taking the first or subsequent doses of sedative-hypnotics, including zolpidem tartrate tablets.
Zolpidem may impair your thinking or reactions. You may still feel sleepy the morning after taking zolpidem, especially if you take the extended-release tablet, or if you are a woman. Wait at least 4 hours or until you are fully awake before you do anything that requires you to be awake and alert.
Do not crush, chew, or break an Ambien CR tablet.