Ambien (zolpidem) falls under the class of sedative-hypnotics drugs. Ambien is used in the treatment of insomnia. Insomnia occurs as a result of a chemical unbalance in your brain. Ambien effects these chemicals, enabling you to fall asleep, or stay asleep. In extended-release form, it is known as Ambien CR, which has two layers. The first layer is designed to dissolve quickly therefore making you fall asleep, while the second layer dissolves slowly, making sure you stay asleep. A doctor will determine what form of Ambien you are to use, depending on the severity of your insomnia.
Ambien (zolpidem) also know as hypnotic is a sedative that affects chemicals that are found in the brain so that they can become balanced and not cause sleeping problems. It is used in the treatment of insomnia. Ambien is under a class known as sedative-hypnotics.
Ambien is a drug that belongs to the class of drugs called sedative-hypnotics, which are mostly administered for adults with sleep problems like insomnia.
Ambien often helps you fall asleep faster, by acting on your brain to produce a calming effect. It is often limited to use for a short period of 1 to 2 weeks or less depending on the prognosis.
You just have to read the guides on how and when to take it and be sure always to ask any follow-up questions during a refill.
Ambien can cause day time drowsiness, so feel free to mention any other unusual side effects to your doctor, an adjustment for the dosage might help.