Ambien
Ambien trade name for prescription medication Zolpidem, registered 1993 in U.S., no doubt suggested by AMBIENT (Cf. ambient) or words like it in French.

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  • 82626-48-0 — Zolpidem Zolpidem Général Nom IUPAC …   Wikipédia en Français

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