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Can you take ambien if you have been prescribed hydro met ?

Can you take ambien if you have been prescribed hydro met ?
Asked On : Mon, 18 Jan 2010
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Ayurveda Specialist 's  Response
1. Ambien (Zolpidem) is a sedative /hypnotic and is used to treat Insomnia whereas hydro-met contains 2 compounds: hydrocodone and homatropine and is used to relieve dry dough due to common colc
2. both have habit forming properties, so taking both will result in abnormal drug seeking behaviour i.e. ADDICTION.
3. using both together will increase side effects such as: dizziness,drowsiness and difficulty in concentration,along with impairment in thinking and judgement.
4. Avoid alcohol, driving,use of machinieries, if taking singly or both.
5. Do not stop/use medication without consulting with your doctor.
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Ayurveda Specialist Dr. Ram Mani Bhandari's  Response
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Hydromet Hydrocodone is a narcotic cough medicine. You are taking Ambien tranquilizer. Remember that promethazine also causes drowziness, though. Take extra care when sitting or standing.
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  Anonymous's Response

There is no contraindication between the 2. But both are not over the counter drugs and have to be taken on prescription only. Discuss it with your doctor.

Answered: Mon, 18 Jan 2010
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