Sleeping Pill Addiction
Zolpidem (Ambien)
Citation:   Jackie Myers. "Sleeping Pill Addiction: An Experience with Zolpidem (Ambien) (exp80422)". Erowid.org. Aug 6, 2009. erowid.org/exp/80422

 
DOSE:
10 mg oral Pharms - Zolpidem (daily)
BODY WEIGHT: 205 lb
I was given Ambien in 1997 in order to alleviate my insomnia. My insomnia is closely connected to my Bipolar Disorder. When I began seeing commercials for the temporary use of Ambien, I began to question why I was still on it. I tried to stop on my own, but became very anxious and upset each time I went to bed. It's 12 years later and I've been taking 10mg every single night since first being prescribed.

Exp Year: 1997ExpID: 80422
Gender: Female 
Age at time of experience: Not Given
Published: Aug 6, 2009Views: 12,302
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Pharms - Zolpidem (143) : Addiction & Habituation (10), Not Applicable (38)

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