What are the interactions of Ambien?

Ambien is the medicine which belongs to the brand which name is zolpidem. It is a type of drug which you take for treating insomnia. Insomnia is the sleeping disorder in which you are not able to get the complete rest in the night.

Through insomnia, you are feeling difficulty in sleeping. It helps in calming the function of your brain and helps in getting the effective result in sleeping disorder. There are various things which you should know about the ambien, and their interactions are also one of them. In this post, we are going to describe the interaction of the medicine with ambien.

There are several medications which interact with ambien, and you don’t take them without consulting with your doctor.




Before going to take the ambien, you should tell your doctor about your medical history, which medicine you recently take or stop taking even vitamins and herbal products also.

Sometime it may not be safe if you take ambien with combining it some other drugs. If you take it, then your doctor adjust your dosage according to your medical history.

If you are taking any of the below-mentioned medicine then must inform your doctor:-

  • medication for treating the depression
  • antipsychotics
  • fungal medication
  • anti-anxiety medication
  • allergic medicine
  • pain killers
  • sleeping pills
  • medicine to treat the seizures

These are some medications. If you take, then you have to inform your doctor that you can take it or not with ambien. They also lowered the dosage of the ambien medication if you require taking the medication which is above-mentioned.


Alcohol and ambien


As we know that alcohol and ambien both are drugs and create same side effects that’s why the doctor will suggest that you should not take the alcohol if you are taking the ambien.

If you consume alcohol with ambien, then you will face some severe side effects of the medication. Those side effects are:-

  • drowsiness
  • suicidal thoughts and behavior
  • While taking the medication then you should not do that work in which you need the mental alertness and co-ordination within 7-8 hours of taking Ambien.

Hope that you are satisfied with the above information about the ambien interactions. These are the some of those things which interact with the ambien, and you take this medicine with the doctor’s prescription.