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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  • Ambien CR — (zolpidem tartrate extended release) is different from Ambien (zolpidem tartrate) in that the medication is formulated in a 2 layer tablet. The first layer of the Ambien CR tablet dissolves quickly to help people fall asleep, while the 2nd layer… …   Wikipedia

  • Ambien — Strukturformel Allgemeines Freiname Zolpidem Andere Namen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ambien — noun Trade name of zolpidem, a medication most widely known as a treatment for insomnia. Silicon Valley is not going to suddenly take an Ambien and stop innovating …   Wiktionary

  • Ambien — Am·bi·en (ămʹbē ən) A trademark used for the drug zolpidem. * * * …   Universalium

  • Ambien — Am·bi·en am bē .en trademark used for a preparation of the tartrate of zolpidem * * * Am·bi·en (amґbe ən) trademark for a preparation of zolpidem tartrate …   Medical dictionary

  • Ambien — A drug used to treat insomnia (inability to sleep), and anxiety. It is a type of imidazopyridine (sedative hypnotic). Also called zolpidem …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Zolpidem — Systematic (IUPAC) name N,N dimethyl 2 (6 methyl 2 p t …   Wikipedia

  • Zolpidem — Nombre (IUPAC) sistemático N,N,6 trimetil 2 (4 metilfenil) imidazo(1,2 a)piridin 3 acetamida Identificadores Número CAS …   Wikipedia Español

  • sleepdriving — n. A sleep disorder in which a person drives a car while still asleep. Also: sleep driving, sleep driving. sleep driver n. Example Citations: Consumer Reports ... suggests Ambien, expected to be available in generic form in October in the United… …   New words

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

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