Ambien (Zolpidem) Side Effects, Downsides & Tips


Side Effects

Ambien, just like any other drug, has many side effects. However, understand that there must be a reason why your doctor has prescribed you this drug. The benefits of this drugs must outweigh the side effects for your doctor to have prescribed you this medication after all. Following are some of the side effects that one experiences while taking this drug.

Minor Side Effects

Some minor side effects associated with using this drug include:

  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Fatigue
  • Feeling drugged and lightheadedness
  • Loss of coordination
  • Stuffy nose
  • Dry mouth
  • Nose and throat irritation
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Headaches
  • Muscle pain


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