- a brand of zolpidem.
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Examples from the Web for ambien
Four broke off Ambien usage after experiencing impaired concentration, continuing or aggravated depression, and manic reaction.
A brief primer on the drug: the world got to know Ambien when it was first introduced in 1992.
The association between Ambien and crime also stems from the correlation between insomnia and depression, she said.
According to investigators, he may have used Ambien before the shooting spree.
Does Ambien impair judgment enough to drive one to violent crime?
Word Origin and History for ambien
trade name for prescription medication Zolpidem, registered 1993 in U.S., no doubt suggested by ambient or words like it in French.
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