Ambien CR Drug Interactions

Sertraline (Zoloft)
When Zoloft and Ambien CR are used together, the amount of Ambien CR in the blood may increase. The effect of this is not known.
 
Rifampin (Rifadin, Rimactane)
Taking rifampin and Ambien CR together may cause your body to metabolize the medicines differently than intended. Your healthcare provider may choose to adjust your dose accordingly.
 
Flumazenil (Romazicon)
Taking both Ambien CR and flumazenil may cause the sedative effect of Ambien CR to be reversed. If you are taking flumazenil, consult your healthcare provider prior to taking Ambien CR.
 
Other Medicines That Act on the Brain
There are a number of medicines that act on the brain, including medicines for depression and anxiety. Although there have been no specific studies on their interaction with Ambien CR, it is possible for an interaction to occur. Your healthcare provider may use caution when prescribing Ambien CR with another medicine that acts on the brain.
 

Ambien CR Drug Interactions: Summary

There are a number of medications that Ambien CR may interact with. It is possible that not all Ambien CR drug interactions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your doctor about the specific drug interactions that may apply to you.
 

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