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Ambien CR vs. Valium for Insomnia

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Ambien CR

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/ 9,589 posts
Other Names: Ambien   Zolpidem   Edluar   Zolpimist

Valium

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/ 292,346 posts
Other Names: Diazepam   Mogadon   Valrelease   Diastat   Antenex
Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 9,589 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 292,346 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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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What patients are saying about Ambien CR vs. Valium

255 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
put me back on Valium but only thing that helps my anxiety,...
...to put me back on Valium but only thing that helps my ...an option. I was on Ambien CR a couple of yrs ago worked pretty good but then stopped working for me, so now the Valium works better for...
cr and valium work great by themselves..don't be afraid.....
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.....
needs to give me valium,that worked before. I think I...
...on Lunesta until the pharmacy seemed to lose the prescription,so I then end up on Ambien cr,but now that's not working,so I went back to trying goody pm's and nyquil,but it's ...me valium,that w...
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...
...chronic insomnia so I take Ambien CR anyways and they work well for me. After my surgery I took my Valium and Percocet as...
me to take a valium with it and now I get a good 8 hours...
...and now take ambien cr. Alone I ...but my doctor told me to take a valium with it and now I get a good 8 hours in. If you have valium or somet...
see. As far as I am concerned, Valium is the best sleeping...
I was taking ambien cr 2. pills, the most sleep ...gargle in the morning. We shall see. As far as I am concerned, Valium is the best sleeping aid with no side e...
valium ect... only one that ever REALLY worked was...
...insomnia meds do not work on me.. most benzos wont even put me to sleep unless i take large does 2mg xanax... 4mg k-pin..30-40mg valium ect... only one that ever...
med at night. Only thing that happened was it didn't work...
...have, in the past, taken Ambien CR and another time, Ambien, yet ...time Lunesta along with a valium based med at night. Only thing that happened was it didn't work. Really, talk to your...
I started using 2.5 Diazapen (valium) 30 minutes before...
...Few months ago I started using 2.5 Diazapen (valium) 30 minutes before I go ...sleep and then 6.25 Ambien cr. it lets me fall asleep and sleep for 6-7 hours which it is like a miracle for me. ...
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