Lack of sleep is the reason of most of the diseases and effect negatively on health. Insomnia is a sleep disorder in which a person finds it difficult to sleep, hard to stay fast asleep or cause you to wake up too early and then not to get back to sleep.
Insomnia is a sleep disorder in which a person finds it difficult to sleep, hard to stay fast asleep or cause you to wake up too early and then not to get back to sleep. It not only lowers down the energy levels but also affects health, work performance, and quality of life. When insomnia lasts for six to seven days it results in a lot of stress and traumatic events.
Some of the common ways to treat insomnia are:
Wake up at the same time each day
Limit activities in bed
Put an end to alcohol and stimulants like nicotine and caffeine
Do not eat or drink right before going to bed
Make your sleeping environment comfortable.
But even after all these natural ways, if you are unable to get the desired sleep than you can take the help of Ambien. This medicine has the immediate release effect and makes you sleep when you first go to bed. It is two layered medicine, one layer which makes you sleep at once, and the second layer helps you stay asleep.
Should not use Ambien if you are allergic to lactose
Ambien taken during the last trimester of pregnancy may cause drowsiness and slow breathing in newborns
Don’t breastfeed while you are taking this medicine
Avoid driving or operating heavy machinery while you are under the effect of this medicine.
It is taken at bedtime only. Try not to skip the dose.
The Ambien tablets should be stored at room temperature away from the reach of kids. It should never be freezed.
Ways of in taking Ambien:
Ambien should be taken as prescribed by the physician. All the direction on the label should be followed
It is a habit-forming drug
Misuse of this drug can cause addiction, overdose, or death. It is illegal to sell or give this medicine without a doctors’ prescription
Tell your physician about all the medication you are taking whether prescribed, unprescribed, supplements and herbal products.
This medicine should be avoided if you do not have time for 7 to 8 hours of sound sleep.
Ambien is meant to be used for short-term use only that can be extended up to four to five weeks, and weekly checkup or doctor’s advice is recommended.
Ambien should not be stopped. Suddenly after long-term use, as one could have unpleasant withdrawal symptoms like chest pain, fast or irregular heartbeat, feeling short of breath, etc
The medicine should be swallowed as a whole. The medicine should not be crushed, chewed or broken
Insomnia symptoms can return if you stop consuming Ambien after prolonged use. Maintain a healthy lifestyle, the right amount of exercise, meditation, having food rich in vitamins and minerals and self-love so that one can come out of the habit of Ambien and get good and sound sleep.