Ambien is a sedative-hypnotic medication, a class of drugs which quiets activity in the brain, leading to sleep. This drug is available in various forms with several strengths.
This drug is available in the immediate-release tablet form, which helps you to fall asleep when you first go to bed.
The extended-release form of this drug comes in two layers. The first layer dissolves quickly to help you fall asleep, and the second layer dissolves slowly to help you stay asleep.
Dangers of taking Ambien :
Ambien is a prescription drug for the treatment of insomnia (sleep problem). Although this medicine is excellent and beneficial, some unwanted effects are also possible with the use of this medicine. Using Ambien for the non-medical purpose may more dangerous.
Some more common dangers with the use of Ambien
- Dizziness or lightheadedness
- Dry throat or mouth
- Confusion and impaired thinking
- Short-term memory loss
- Slowed reaction times
- Daytime fatigue and drowsiness
These effects disappear slowly during the treatment. But there are some side effects which may be more dangerous and deadly.
Some dangers of Ambien :
Sleepwalking: Many peoples have experienced sleepwalking during the use of Ambien. This drug is dangerous because persons with sleepwalking may be a victim of unfortunate accidents.
Shallow or slowed breathing: Ambien may cause slow breath which can reduce the amount of oxygen that gets to the body organs and brain. If you do not get oxygen for a long time, you can even die.
Loss of consciousness: This drug is prescribed for the treatment of insomnia, taking it more frequently may cause loss of consciousness ultimately.
Coma: Ambien works by the slow down central nervous system. When CNS slows down for an extended period, it may convert into a coma.
Some other dangers of this medication are also possible, like tolerance, addiction, withdrawal symptoms, etc. talk to your doctor for more information.
Ambien and Anxiety :
Ambien is a prescription medication for persons who suffer from mental disorders, especially for persons with anxiety and insomnia.
What is anxiety?
Anxiety is a human disorder which is a natural reaction to stressful situations. Stress is also a part of human behavior which may convert into a complication after a limited time.
Symptoms of Anxiety
- Nausea, diarrhea, and dry mouth
- Shortness of breath
- Frequent urination
Ambien treatment for anxiety
Many persons with anxiety feel fear and dread continue into the night and become a victim of insomnia and anxiety. In this case, the doctor prescribed them Ambien to treat anxiety. Ambien worked by providing calm and relaxation.
Ambien is not for long-term use, use it only for 1 to 2 weeks.
Ambien and Amnesia
What is Ambien?
It is a prescription medication for the treatment of mental problems like anxiety disorder and insomnia (difficulty in sleeping). This type of drug is recommended, especially for persons with an anxiety disorder.
Ambien is same as benzodiazepines like Valium and Xanax.
What is Amnesia?
Amnesia is a human disorder that indicates memory loss. It is often seen that the ability of people to think and remember is impaired and their memory slowly starts to wane. It is a type of side effect of Ambien.
Symptoms of Amnesia
- Loss of ability to learn new information
- Loss of ability to remember past events
- Converting of right information into false information
- Difficulty in recognizing persons, place, and things
- Deterioration of personal relations.
Amnesia caused by Ambien
Ambien causes several side effects. Amnesia is one of side effects of Ambien. It has been known from the previous medical studies that about 1 percent of people have suffered from amnesia due to the use of drugs.
Amnesia is often possible because of less sleep while using Ambien. You are advised to make sure you have enough time to sleep before using Ambien.
Ambien and weight loss:
This drug causes weight loss as well as treat anxiety disorder and insomnia. It is calculated that the problem of weight loss usually occurs in females, who are old than 40 to 49 years. The risk of weight loss may be increased due to the frequent use of the drug for an extended period. If you used Ambien for more than one month, it is possible to weight loss.
Ambien is more common for people who use this drug to get some weight loss, but in other hands, it may cause extra weight gain.
Even though some people use this medicine for weight loss, but in reality, it is not the work of Ambien, it is a side effect of the drug which may fetal for you. Physicians recommended Ambien for short-term insomnia therapy and some other disorders not for weight loss or weight gain.
Use Ambien only for the medical purpose as advised by your doctor. Never use it for weight loss and weight gain.