The dose of Ambien CR your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
- Your age
- Your sex
- Other medical conditions you may have
- Other medications you may be currently taking.
As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Ambien CR Dosage for more information.)
As with any medicine, side effects can occur with Ambien CR. However, not everyone who takes it will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate the drug well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor, meaning they require no treatment or are easily treated by you or your healthcare provider.
The most common side effects include:
- Daytime drowsiness
(Click Ambien CR Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report to your healthcare provider.)
Ambien CR can potentially interact with a number of medications (see Ambien CR Drug Interactions for more information).