Your Doctor's Visit
What should I
discuss with my healthcare provider
before taking Ambien?
Before taking this medication, tell
your doctor if:
You may not be able to take AMBIEN,
or you may require a lower dose or special
monitoring during treatment if you have
any of the conditions listed above.
- You drink alcohol
- You have a history of alcohol
or drug dependency
- You are pregnant or breast-feeding
- You have any breathing difficulties,
such as asthma, bronchitis, emphysema
You have a history of heavy snoring
- You are suffering from depression
- You have kidney or liver disease
Do not take Ambien without first talking
to your doctor if you are pregnant or
could become pregnant during treatment,
or if you are breast-feeding a baby.
If you are over 60 years of age, you
may be more likely to experience side
effects from Ambien. You may require
a lower dose of this medication to decrease
the possibility of side effects.
Ambien is not approved by the FDA for
use by children younger than 18 years