Common AMBIEN side
In controlled clinical studies, the most commonly
seen AMBIEN side effects with short-term AMBIEN
treatment have been daytime drowsiness in
2% of subjects, dizziness in 1%, and diarrhea
- Daytime drowsiness
- Difficulty with coordination
AMBIEN will cause drowsiness and may cause
dizziness. Avoid or use caution when driving
an automobile, operating machinery, or performing
other hazardous activities. AMBIEN should
be taken just before bedtime. You may experience
some carryover effects the following day.
Do not drink alcohol while taking AMBIEN.
Do not share AMBIEN with others for whom it
was not prescribed, since they may have a
problem that is not effectively treated by
AMBIEN is habit forming. Do not stop taking
AMBIEN abruptly if you have been taking it
for more than 1 or 2 weeks as this may cause
withdrawal symptoms. Talk to your doctor if
you need to stop your treatment with AMBIEN.
Stop taking AMBIEN and seek emergency medical
attention if you experience: an allergic reaction
(difficulty breathing; closing of your throat;
swelling of your lips, face, or tongue; hives);
or hallucinations, abnormal behavior, or severe
confusion. Side effects other than those listed
here may also occur. Talk to your doctor about
any side effect that seems unusual or that
is especially bothersome.