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Taking ambien regularly. Safe to increase dosage?

I take 10mg of ambein ever night in the generic brand Instead of taking 1 10ml what whoud happen ifnintool 2 or 3 pills of my One pill I take ambein every night at bed. 10 ml. Sometimes I h Have taking 2 and I m out. Then sometime get some crazy dreams I do remember goog to vsleep I don t remover going to sleep. What would happen Iif we take I 2 3 pills oh thi
Mon, 16 Sep 2013
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Hello,
Thanks for choosing health care magic for posting your query.
I have gone through your question in detail and I can understand what you are going through.
Ambien is zolpidem and it is a hypnotic. if you are getting good sleep with 10 mg then there is no need to increase the dosage further.
Bad dreams is a side-effect of zolpidem. If thats troubling you a lot then you can switch your hypnotic agent to either clonazepam or nitrazepam.
Hope I am able to answer your concerns.
If you have any further query, I would be glad to help you.
In future if you wish to contact me directly, you can use the below mentioned link:
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Wish you good health,
Kind regards
Dr. Srikanth Reddy M.D.
Neuro-Psychiatrist and Sexologist
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