Who Should Not Take Ambien?

You should not take this medication if you are allergic to Ambien or any component of zolpidem tartrate. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.


There have been a limited number of cases of people overdosing on this drug. An Ambien overdose could produce a variety of reactions -- from excessive tiredness to light coma. If you happen to overdose, seek medical attention immediately.
(Click Ambien Overdose for more information.)

Storage Methods

This medication should be stored at room temperature.
Keep Ambien and all medications out of the reach of children.


There are two strengths of Ambien tablets available:
  • Ambien 5 mg
  • Ambien 10 mg.

Generic Ambien

Currently, both brand-name and generic versions of the medication are licensed for sale.
(Click Generic Ambien for more information.)

Ambien Information

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