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  • Ambien CR During Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV article explains, a doctor may prescribe Ambien CR during pregnancy if the benefits of the drug outweigh any possible risks to the unborn child. This resource also explains how the FDA's pregnancy category system works.
  • Ambien CR Overdose
    Excessive tiredness, heart failure, or light coma are some of the symptoms of an overdose with Ambien CR. This eMedTV segment describes other potential overdose symptoms and discusses various treatment options.
  • Ambien CR Precautions and Warnings
    This eMedTV article offers several Ambien CR precautions and warnings, including information on who should not take the drug and potential side effects to be aware of. For example, people should not use alcohol while taking Ambien CR.
  • Ambien CR Side Effects
    This eMedTV segment contains a list of possible Ambien CR side effects, including headache, nausea, and dizziness. Serious side effects, such as hallucinations or strange behavior, should be reported to a healthcare provider right away.
  • Ambien CR Uses
    Ambien CR uses are focused on the treatment of insomnia in adults. This part of the eMedTV library explains how Ambien CR works and discusses the expected results of using the sleep medicine.
  • Ambien CR Withdrawal
    If you quickly stop taking Ambien CR after an extended treatment period, withdrawal will likely occur. This eMedTV resource provides a list of common Ambien CR withdrawal symptoms that may occur, including fatigue, nausea, and sweating.
  • Ambien Dangers
    People taking Ambien may experience "sleep-driving" and "sleep-eating." This page on the eMedTV site explores the other potential dangers of Ambien use and explains what other side effects or complications may occur with this sleep medication.
  • Ambien Dosage
    What is the standard recommended dose of Ambien? This eMedTV page has the answer, with details on factors that affect your dosage, tips and precautions for those taking the prescription sleep medicine, and more.
  • Ambien Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV article provides a list of medications that may cause drug interactions with Ambien, such as rifampin, chlorpromazine, and sertraline. Interactions can cause your body to metabolize the drugs differently than intended and cause side effects.
  • Ambien During Pregnancy Review
    As this eMedTV article explains, the FDA has classified Ambien as a pregnancy Category C medication, which means it may not be safe to take when pregnant. This Web page takes a closer look at this topic, including the results of animal studies.
  • Ambien Effects
    As this eMedTV resource discusses, Ambien is a prescription sleep medication used to treat insomnia and other sleep difficulties. This page takes a closer look at the effects of Ambien, such as helping people fall asleep faster and stay asleep longer.
  • Ambien for Children
    Ambien is not approved for children or adolescents under the age of 18 years old. This eMedTV Web resource further discusses the safety of using Ambien for children and describes how this sleep medication works to treat insomnia.
  • Ambien for Insomnia
    Healthcare providers often prescribe the sleep aid Ambien for insomnia in adults. This article from the eMedTV archives explains how this medication works for insomnia and describes some of the common side effects that have been reported with it.
  • Ambien Indications
    As this eMedTV page explains, Ambien is a prescription medication used to treat insomnia. This page takes a closer look at these indications for Ambien, including whether this drug is safe for children, how it works, and possible "off-label" uses.
  • Ambien Information
    There is a lot of information about the prescription drug Ambien to be aware of before starting treatment. This eMedTV segment offers general safety warnings and precautions for Ambien, including information about the abuse potential of this medicine.
  • Ambien Medication
    Ambien is a medication often prescribed for the treatment of short-term insomnia in adults. This eMedTV segment describes how Ambien works, offers general warnings for the product, and explains what side effects may occur during treatment.
  • Ambien Over-the-Counter (OTC)
    At this time, Ambien is not available over-the-counter (OTC). This Web page from the eMedTV site describes the sleep medication in more detail, explains how Ambien works, and provides general dosing information for the medicine.
  • Ambien Overdose
    Symptoms of an Ambien overdose include excessive tiredness, heart failure, and lung failure. As this eMedTV segment explains, it is important to seek medical attention immediately if you happen to overdose on this medication.
  • Ambien Precautions and Warnings
    This eMedTV article provides a list of Ambien precautions and warnings to be aware of, including information on side effects that may occur, potential complications, and people who shouldn't take Ambien. This page also covers Ambien and pregnancy.
  • Ambien Risks
    Ambien may cause temporary memory loss (amnesia). This Web page from the eMedTV library discusses other possible risks with Ambien and describes some of the side effects and complications that have been reported with sedative/hypnotic drugs.
  • Ambien Safety
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, it may not be safe to take Ambien if you have certain medical conditions, such as depression. This page further discusses other safety precautions with this drug, including possible side effects.
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