Zolpidem, also known as Ambien, is a medication that is used to treat sleeping disorders such as insomnia. It belongs to a group of sedative drugs that are known as hypnotics. What this medication does is that it affects the natural chemicals that are present in the brain and balances them out. It helps by calming down the nervous system and helps in relieving stress.
This medication helps you in falling asleep faster and allows you to get a good night sleep. Ambien is usually used for a limited period and is often used in adults to treat various sleeping issues especially insomnia.