Ambien main Ambien is a generic to the drug zolpidem also known as Edluar. As a prescription drug, Ambien is generally prescribed to help with sleep. Ambien is used as a sedative-hypnotic because it not only aids in sleep but works by slowing the activity in the brain in order to allow sleep. Unfortunately, as with many drugs it is highly addictive and, when combined with other substances, especially alcohol, it can be deadly. Ambien pic 2 It is impossible to take Ambien for a long period of time and not become physically dependent on the drug, but this physical dependence equates to addiction. Physical dependence is defined by a tolerance to the medication, meaning the body adjusts to certain levels of the medication and soon requires more of the drug in order to experience the same effects. People on ambien for extended periods find that they need more of the medication or a higher dose of ambien in order to feel the effects. Ambient addiction can form in as little as two weeks. People don’t know they have a problem until they stop taking ambien and realize they can not function without it. Withdrawal symptoms is one of the main signs of an addiction. signs of an Ambien addiction include:
  • Refilling prescriptions unusually often
  • Repeatedly taking larger doses than prescribed
  • Experiencing cravings for Ambien
  • Engaging in dangerous situations without any memory of them later
  • Spending large amounts of money on the drug
  • Isolating oneself from family and friends
Ambien addiction begins with a simple case of short-term insomnia. Some users underestimate the addictive potential of Ambien because it is prescribed. Ambien becomes less and less effective after taking it for more than a couple weeks. At this point, some users can not stop taking the drug because their insomnia is even worse — they have trouble sleeping without Ambien.

Ambien Withdrawal

The effects of Ambien withdrawal are very serious. They can lead to many other serious health problems. Some of them include: cardiovascular problems, gastrointestinal difficulties, metabolic and nutritional difficulties, joint pain, severe sweating, anaphylaxis and other blood pressure problems,central nervous system issues. A patient should never attempt to try Ambien detox on their own. When a person is ready to enter ambien medical detox, Addiction Rehab Nationwide is here to help find a facility that offers professionalism, compassion and qualified medical staff to manage withdrawals. Ad audiobook    

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