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Ambien Use: What Are the Long-Term Effects ?

Ambien The active component of the drug Ambien is zolpidem. Zolpidem is a  non-benzodiazepine sedative-hypnotic drug that is prescribed to help people sleep. Immediate-release formulations of zolpidem have a fast onset...

Dangers of Snorting Ambien

Prescription sleep medications aren’t typically associated with a potential for abuse and dependence. They were, after all, originally marketed as safe alternatives to habit-forming benzodiazepines. But there have been many...

Ambien Risks and Addiction Potential

Ambien is a popular prescription-only sleep medication. Although it can be an effective medication for those who suffer from insomnia, its use comes with a number of risks and has...

Lunesta Addiction: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment

What Is Lunesta? Lunesta is what’s known as a non-benzodiazepine hypnotic medication. Drugs in this class—sometimes also referred to as “Z-drugs”—are used to manage insomnia.1,2 Though once promoted as safer,...

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