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Ambien CR

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RateADrug users have reported 5 Ambien CR side effects and 6 Ambien CR benefits.

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Treatment Information
The generic name of this medication is zolpidem and the various brand names are Ambien; Ambien CR; and Edluar.

The active ingredient of this medication is zolpidem tartrate and the inactive ingredients are colloidal silicon dioxide; hypromellose; and lactose monohydrate.

Ambien CR is manufactured by Sanofi-Vventis.

It is primarily used in the treatment of insomnia.
Famous People with Insomnia & Sleeping Disorder
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Michael Jackson

An autopsy revealed that Michael Jackson died of a lethal overdose of the anesthetic propofol, or Diprivan, which he used to relieve his chronic insomnia.

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Heath Ledger

Actor Heath Ledger suffered from insomnia and sometimes slept less than two hours a night.

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Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley is one of 20th century pop culture's most important figures. He suffered from drug addiction and insomnia.

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Drew Barrymore

Actress, film producer, and director Drew Barrymore had a troubled childhood. She now suffers from severe insomnia and anxiety attacks.

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Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe was one of the bombshells of the 20th century. Unfortunately, she suffered from several health problems, including insomnia, endometriosis, and drug addiction.

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Eminem

The highest grossing rapper in the world has a history of insomnia and drug dependence. He checked himself into rehabilitation to help deal with his condition.

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06 Apr 2011 I get to sleep quickly and sleep more soundly now. I'm an RN and am on my feet for 12-hour shifts, so sleeping soundly when I can is very important.
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16 Aug 2010 I took this pill just one time after my hysterectomy because I was having problems sleeping. One pill was all it took, but it took about two weeks to completely get it out of my system. I felt drowsy for weeks.
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11 Jun 2010 really helped me falls asleep but still felt extremely drowsy after a full eight hours sleep
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02 Jun 2010 Much better mental health, sleep isnt a problem anymore.Must allow recomended time for sleep though.
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30 Apr 2010 Ambien CR has been a good drug for me to fall asleep. I have trouble shutting my mind down for the night.
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