Ambien Uses

How Does Ambien Work?

Ambien is part of a class of medications called sedative/hypnotics, which are known more commonly as sleep medicine. Based on clinical studies, when compared to people who did not take Ambien, people who took Ambien:
  • Fell asleep faster
  • Slept longer
  • Had higher-quality sleep
  • Had fewer awakenings.

Is Ambien Used for Children?

Ambien has not been tested in people under the age of 18. Therefore, Ambien is not indicated for use in children.

Off-Label Ambien Uses

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend Ambien for treating something other than the conditions lists above. This is called an "off-label" use. At this time, there are no universally recognized off-label uses for Ambien.

Ambien Information

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