Ambien Withdrawal and Tapering Help
All Sleeping Pills are highly addictive and although Ambien was first released as a safe alternative for sleep issues, it has since been proven to cause dependence. Ambien works alters the same receptor as benzodiazepines and therefore shares the same risks and severe withdrawal syndrome that injures sleep patterns. Tapering Ambien alone isn't enough for most, they find the symptoms too challenging. Our NonProfit has been helping people withdraw safely for over 14 Years and know how to calm the nervous system throughout the process. Contact Point of Return for help.
Ambien (Zolpidem) was launched in 1992 for the treatment of insomnia and subsequently the DEA classified Ambien as safe compared to Halcion, which had demonstrated serious concerns. The danger of Ambien surfaced when reports of night driving or eating, strange behavior and addiction were reported at an alarming rate. Ambien should only be used short term due to the risk of tolerance, drug dependence, rebound insomnia and central nervous system related adverse effects. Once tolerance to the sleeping pill has occurred, it is recommended to do a gradual dose reduction to minimize symptoms that resemble benzodiazepine withdrawal. Contact Us to taper off of Ambien.
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Real Results for Ambien Withdrawal
The Point of Return Program is an in-home tapering program that allows you to gradually lessen the amount of Ambien while also implementing the use of all-natural, calming nutraceuticals to help ease symptoms. We eliminate Interaction items to help make Ambien withdrawal more comfortable. Our physician recommended schedules allow your doctor to taper you off Ambien correctly. The success of our program over the past 14 years is due to our unmatched service and unique mentoring approach. We are the Prescription Drug Experts. Ambien is dangerous to abruptly or rapidly stop and our program is a proven, viable, low-cost option to continue living your life while tapering. Read program FAQs.
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Key Components of Our In-Home Program
- Skilled Experts in Prescription Drugs guiding you throughout the process.
- Professional, kind mentoring
- Assessment at the onset to determine taper rates, potential interactions, etc.
- *Nutraceuticals specially formulated to ease symptom, these are used throughout the program
- Unlike herbs and many vitamins, our nutraceuticals will not interact with any medication you are taking
- Information, advice and direction
- 24/7 discussion board with encouraging members and knowledgeable mentors
- Email and phone access at no charge
- Recommendations for addressing symptoms such as gut problems, headaches, pain, etc.
- Experienced team of committed experts with over 14 years experience
Every person at Point of Return has a personal story with these drugs. You are never alone in the process
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At Point of Return, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, we have spent the last 14 years helping people come off sleeping pills correctly. With customized taper rates and all natural nutraceuticals, our program allows you to control your symptoms and properly taper off Ambien, once and for all, from the comfort of your home. Read program FAQs.
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Ambien History and Information
The FDA subsequently added multiple warnings on Ambien's label stating that the drug did cause people to drive, have sex or eat food without remembering.
In 2013 the FDA lowered the dosage recommendations for women in half for Ambien and Zolpidem stating, "blood levels in some patients may be high enough the morning after use to impair activities that require alertness, including driving." The FDA did not mention tapering.
One in 20 active-duty soldiers are on sleep medications, according to the Army Office of the Surgeon General. This was announced in the "Health of the Force" report released in December 2015.
Ambien is classified as a nonbenzodiazepine hypnotic however its effects are similar to those of benzodiazepines. And while Ambien showed effectiveness in initiating sleep, it did not adequately demonstrate effectiveness in maintaining sleep.
Ambien binds to a subtype of the GABA receptor. GABA is a neurotransmitter that primarily works to inhibit the activity of neurons and calm nerves. It basically counters too much stimulation on the nervous system. When Ambien binds to the GABA receptor, it slows and stops activity in certain parts of the brain thus its classification as a hypnotic. Ambien diminishes activity in parts of the brain that are responsible for processing thoughts. As tolerance to the drug occurs the nervous system become hyper-stimulated, increasing anxiety, insomnia, pain, cognitive impairment, and other symptoms.
*While great care has been taken in organizing and presenting the material throughout this website, please note that it is provided for informational purposes only and should not be taken as Medical Advice.
* Testimonial results may vary person to person.
*The program outlined in Point of Return is not meant to substitute your doctor, instead it is to be utilized with your physician to help you with your drug withdrawal process and with his or her consent.
*Because prescription medications can cause severe withdrawal reactions, do not stop taking any medication without first consulting your physician. The decision to taper any medication should be discussed with your doctor and done with their consent and support. More...