Not taking the substance as prescribed may cause Ambien withdrawal symptoms when attempting to detox. Ambien belongs to a class of medications called benzodiazepines, which have a high potential for dependency and addiction. The likelihood of this increases with prolonged use.
Ambien is usually taken orally and is typically prescribed for short-term use, usually for 7-10 days. It is used for short periods to prevent dependence. This means that if you were prescribed zolpidem and you used it for long enough, you may need more of it to achieve the same effects.
Ambien belongs to a class of sedative-hypnotics called benzodiazepines, or “benzos” for short. Simply put, these medications affect your brain and body by calming it down to induce sleep. The mechanism of action of Ambien involves its interaction with gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA).
Professional care is the safest and most effective way to manage Ambien withdrawal symptoms. When searching for a detox center, consider the following:
Aftercare is often necessary after recovering from Ambien withdrawal symptoms. It involves resources and ongoing support to help individuals maintain sobriety and prevent relapse after completing detox treatment. Some benefits of aftercare following treatment of Ambien withdrawal symptoms include:
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