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Doctors' Answers to "Frequently Asked Questions" - Ambien
Ambien and Pregnancy [posted
Answer: No way to say, but I wouldn't use this drug. Fairly new and untested, let some others be the guinea pigs.
Ambien side effect [posted
Answer: Pretty common.
Ambien [posted 8/11/98]
Answer: Ambien is generally used for sedation, it is used with caution in patients with depression. Headache, nausea and vomiting are seen occasionally.
Ambien for jet lag
Answer: As long as you get up and around you will not develop this problem. This does not matter if it is a car ride or a jet ride. Inactivity increases the risk, not the medications. Flexing your muscles to keep the blood flowing and getting up and ambulating periodically are important. Also, if you are concerned, take an aspirin for a day or two prior to the flight.
Answer: One of the possible side effects is listed as "taste perversion". I have not seen this side effect with this medication, but it can occur.
Answer: So far, it does not.
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