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Ambien CR vs. Valium for Insomnia

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Ambien CR

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/ 9,887 posts
Other Names: Ambien   Zolpidem   Edluar   Zolpimist

Valium

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/ 329,563 posts
Other Names: Diazepam   Mogadon   Valrelease   Diastat   Antenex
Rating: 4 out of 5
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Rating: 2 out of 5
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Zolpidem (Ambien, Stilnox) is a prescription drug used for the short-term treatment of insomnia, as well as some brain disorders. It is a short-acting nonbenzodiazepine hypnotic of the imidazopyridine class that potentiates Gamma-Aminobutyri... Read more on Wikipedia
Diazepam , first marketed as Valium by Hoffmann-La Roche is a benzodiazepine drug. Diazepam is also marketed in Australia as Antenex. It is commonly used for treating anxiety, insomnia, seizures including status epilepticus, muscle spasms (such as... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Kauri
January 30, 2014
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Ambien CR & hair loss or Telogen Effluvium (TE)
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What patients are saying about Ambien CR vs. Valium

294 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
in process of switching from Xanax to Valium during the day...
...am in process of switching from Xanax to Valium during the day but taking 12.5mg Ambien CR at night. Wondering if/how to...
the ambien cr and valium work great by themselves..don't be...
i take valium, sonata (short 4hr hypnotic), ambien cr 12.5 mg, and paxil at night.... we i first started out the ambien cr and valium work great by themselves..don't be afraid.. good sleep is...
every 2 weeks. I take 2.5 mg valium 1 hour before I go...
...am on Imuran 100mg and Cimzia every 2 weeks. I take 2.5 mg valium 1 hour before I go to bed and 6.5 mg...
After my surgery I took my Valium and Percocet as scheduled...
...insomnia so I take Ambien CR anyways and they work well for me. After my surgery I took my Valium and Percocet as scheduled...
am concerned, Valium is the best sleeping aid with no side...
I was taking ambien cr 2. pills, the most sleep I've got was 4 ...We shall see. As far as I am concerned, Valium is the best sleeping aid with no side effects...
me, so now the Valium works better for me. Good Luck,...
...was very reluctant to put me back on Valium but only thing that ...be an option. I was on Ambien CR a couple of yrs ...me, so now the Valium works better for me. Good...
doctor recently started me on valium for sleep because the...
...a higher dose and they don't help me sleep, my doctor recently started me on valium for sleep because the ambien and ambien cr wasn't working at all. I go see my PM next week I will see...
have gone off everything but one Valium and Ambien...
...though our reactions are different to Savella.I have gone off everything but one Valium and Ambien CR at night. I have gone all natural, (read my ...other drugs do. I have lived that frustratio...
Valium is good for relaxing/anxiety but very addictive...
...work for me for sleep - I found Ambien is best for if you can't get to sleep or Lunesta if you have trouble staying asleep - I think over there, you have Ambien CR as well if you ...Valium is go...
doc's agreement to prescribe more valium for that. Not easy...
...crossover from Xanax to Valium during the day, taking 12.5 Ambien CR at night and ...to get doc's agreement to prescribe more valium for th...
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