FDA Approved Drugs and User Comments: AMBIEN CR

User Comments:


For Insomnia “Having insomnia and anxiety for years. This issues had been struggle me. First doctor prescribed me benzodiazepines “Nitrazepam” 5mg for day time during work. And “Valium” 10mg for night time. It doesn’t work for me both. Even worst of those side effects. I tried so many different type of pills. Lastly I been prescribed Stilnox CR 12.5mg for the night. Which work pretty awesome. Which now I can sleep 7-8 hours of uninterrupted sleep and I can control my anxiety during work time. Probably I had enough sleep that why. Amazing pill!”

Jerry vll January 5, 2018


For Insomnia “Took this drug for about 4 years, the 12.5 mg dosage. I had always been a chronic insomniac and had tried everything, including regular Ambien (not the CR), none of which worked reliably. When I first started CR it worked well for about a year, but then not only was it only effective about every 3rd day. It nearly killed me, literally. Some horrible side effects : chronic fatigue; splitting temporal lobe headaches (left side of head near temples); sporadic, frequent pain behind my left eye; rapid weight loss (45 ponds, was 210, ended up 165 at 6′ tall); muscular pain all over, serious depression, nightmares, dry eye and blurriness; and the feeling I was dying quickly. I stopped cold turkey and in 3 days ALL my symptoms were gone!!”

Dewey03894 December 12, 2017


For Insomnia “I’ve been on ambien CR for over 10 years, then all of a sudden the doctors want to change things up, tried 5 mg, didn’t work, now on 6.25 and kind of working but only get 30 days worth and they keep telling me I have to get off it….why??? Don’t screw with what works, now my anxiety is worse never knowing if I can get my meds to sleep….”

Cz94 September 22, 2017


For Insomnia “Take ambien 12.5 MG at 10pm every night for insomnia past several years. In the past 3 weeks I wake up at 2pm; wide awake; unable to go back to sleep. I would switching to ambien 10 MG help me sleep through night. I have taken ambien 10 MG in the past and few times; I think I slept longer.”

Lulutake (taken for 6 months to 1 year) January 10, 2017


For Insomnia “Ambien is like a little piece of heaven in a pill. I have been on 12.5 Cr since 2009. Before this I tried all the others. Ambien is the only drug that helps me fall asleep. I recommend this drug.”

Here4u2 (taken for 5 to 10 years) January 1, 2017


For Insomnia “I started taking Ambien CR 12.5mg for insomnia and it initially worked very well. Sometime around my 4th month on it I started to unknowingly wake and take at least one (or more???) during the night. One morning I awoke to find about half my bottle of pills spilled on the floor by my bed. Another time I awoke to find an empty drink glass beside my bed. Apparently I had got up and mixed a drink (maybe more than one???) . . . SCARY STUFF! No more Ambien for me, EVER.”

aammkk (taken for 1 to 6 months) September 30, 2016

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