Everything You Need to Know About Zolpidem tartrate 10mg


Zolpidem is a sedative that is also known as a hypnotic. It alters brain chemicals that may be out of whack in those who suffer from sleep problems (insomnia).

Insomnia is treated with Zolpidem tartrate 10mg. Ambien, Intermezzo, Edluar, and Zolpimist are the immediate-release versions that are used to assist you to fall asleep.

When you first go to bed, Ambien, Edluar, and Zolpimist are taken to assist you to fall asleep. If you wake up in the middle of the night and have difficulties sleeping, Intermezzo can help you get back to sleep.

The optimal form of zolpidem for you will be determined by your doctor.


Zolpidem has the potential to produce a severe allergic reaction. If you have any of the following symptoms of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat, stop taking zolpidem and get emergency medical attention.

Even if they have the same symptoms as you, do not give this drug to another individual. Men and women require different doses of zolpidem, which is not approved for usage in children. When this drug is overused, it can have serious consequences.

Zolpidem tartrate 10mg has the potential to affect your thinking and reactions. You may still feel weary the next morning after taking this prescription if you take the extended-release pill or are a woman. Wait at least 4 hours or until you are completely awake before doing anything that requires you to be awake and conscious.

Never take more of this medication or take it for longer than the manufacturer recommends.

Do not take zolpidem if you have consumed alcohol during the day or just before going to bed.

What is the best way to take zolpidem?

  • Men and women require different amounts of zolpidem, and this medication is not licensed for use in minors.
  • Take zolpidem exactly as directed by your doctor. Read all drug instructions and follow the recommendations on your prescription label. Never take more than the recommended dose or take it for longer than the recommended time. If you have an increased desire to take more or increase your dose, tell your doctor.
  • Zolpidem tartrate 10mg has the potential to become addictive. Addiction, overdose, and death can all result from misuse.
  • Read any instructions for use that came with your medicine and follow them to the letter.
  • If you don’t have a complete 7 to 8 hours of sleep before being active again, don’t use Ambien, Edluar, or Zolpimist.
  • If you’re suffering from insomnia in the middle of the night, only take Intermezzo if you have at least 4 hours of sleep left before getting up.
  • Store away from moisture and heat at room temperature. Do not allow yourself to become frozen.
  • If you suddenly stop using zolpidem after a lengthy period of use, you may have unpleasant withdrawal symptoms. Inquire with your doctor about how to safely discontinue taking this medication.

Side effects of zolpidem

Zolpidem tartrate 10mg has the potential to produce a severe allergic reaction. If you have signs of an allergic response to zolpidem, such as difficulty breathing, or swelling, stop taking it and get emergency medical attention.

Any new or worsening symptoms, such as memory problems, depression, agitation, unusual thoughts, hallucinations, personality changes, decreased inhibitions, risk-taking behavior, or suicidal or self-harming thoughts, no fear of danger should be reported to your doctor.

Stop taking this medicine and see your doctor right away if you have:

  • Shortness of breath, chest discomfort, rapid or irregular heartbeat;
  • Having difficulty breathing or swallowing; or
  • You feel as if you’re going to pass out.

What other medications will affect zolpidem?

Combining Zolpidem tartrate 10mg with other sleeping pills can exacerbate the problem. Before taking an opioid prescription, a sleeping pill, a muscle relaxant, or a treatment for anxiety or seizures, consult your doctor.

Many medications can interact with zolpidem, reducing its effectiveness or causing negative effects. Prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and herbal products are all included. This list does not include all conceivable interactions. Tell your doctor about all of your existing medications, as well as any new or discontinued medications.

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About the Author: Peter Beaumont

Peter Beaumont is a senior reporter on Daily Mid Time Global Development desk. He has reported extensively from conflict zones including Africa, the Balkans and the Middle East and is the author of The Secret Life of War: Journeys Through Modern Conflict. Email: peter@dailymidtime.com