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What are the side effects of Ambien overdose?

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Posted on Thu, 30 Mar 2017 in Accident and Emergency
Question: so sorry this is taking me so long . I think I may have taken 2 doses of my ambien - possibly - should I be worried or do something? thank you.

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Answered by Dr. Ashok Kumar 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
No there is no need to worry

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Hello,
Thanks for using Healthcaremagic.

I read your query and understand your concerns.

Ambien is one of the safest medications and I do not think with double dose you need to worried. It may affect you for a period of 12 hours or less but never more. The most common side effect with double dose is excessive sleep and I do think this particular effect is worrisome.

I hope this helps you.
If you have more questions feel free to write back to me.
Thanks and regards.
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