... few days of taking it before it starts to have an affect? I've also been perscribed Bupropian for depression, so does this affect my sleeping?
The Ambien should take effect shortly after taking. There are two type formulas of Ambien: immediate release and continuous release (CR). If your difficulty is in staying asleep then you might benefit from the CR formula, if this is not what you have already
If you just started taking the bupropion, it can keep you awake. I'm assuming you are taking it in the morning? What dose and formula are you on? There are three different types of bupropion: immediate release, sustained release (SR) and extended release (XL). It takes about a week for the bupropion to reach a steady level in the blood and then another few weeks to reach maximum effectiveness.
You may need to notify the doctor and have the Ambien dosage and/or formula adjusted if 5 to 6 hours is not enough sleep.
- Ambien Information for Consumers
- Ambien Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Ambien (detailed)
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