Ambien

Zolpidem (Ambien) is an inexpensive drug used to treat insomnia. It is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in generic and brand versions.

Overview

Zolpidem is used to treat insomnia (trouble sleeping). It belongs to the group of medicines called central nervous system (CNS) depressants, which slows down the nervous system. Zolpidem will help you get to sleep faster and sleep through the night. In most cases, sleep medicines should only be used for short periods of time, such as 1 or 2 days, and for no longer than 1 or 2 weeks.

This medicine is available only with your doctor’s prescription