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Ambien oral

What should I know before taking Ambien oral?

If you are:

Pregnant:

Only When Necessary: CASE REPORTS OF NEONATAL RESPIRATORY DEPRESSION AND FLACCIDITY.

Nursing:

Precaution: CAUTION ADVISED; MONITOR INFANT FOR CHANGES IN FEEDING HABITS AND LETHARGY

An adult over 60:

Precaution: (BEERS) USE LOW DOSE. POSSIBLE MOTOR/COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT. FALL RISK

Giving Ambien oral to a child under 12:

Relative Contraindication: INCR. RISK OF HALLUCINATIONS, CNS/PSYCHIATRIC EFFECTS. NO SAFETY/EFFICACY.

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