Zolpidem Tartrate is a federally controlled substance (C-IV) because it can be abused or lead to dependence. Keep Zolpidem Tartrate Tablets in a safe place to prevent misuse and abuse.
What class of drug is zolpidem?
Zolpidem belongs to a class of medications called sedative-hypnotics. It works by slowing activity in the brain to allow sleep.
Is Ambien Class B or C?
Ambien belongs to a class of drugs called sedatives. It’s used to treat insomnia. This drug works like natural chemicals in your body that cause sleepiness to help you fall or stay asleep. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) considers Ambien a category C pregnancy drug.
What tier is zolpidem?
What drug tier is zolpidem typically on? Medicare plans typically list zolpidem in Tier 2 of their formulary. Tier 2 means that this drug is a “non-preferred generic”. It will be expensive and there may be cheaper drugs that work in a similar fashion.
Is zolpidem a Tier 1 drug?
Most reviewed plans covered generic zolpidem on tier 1 and brand zolpidem IR on tier 2.
Is it OK to take Ambien every night?
Taking Ambien occasionally to help you sleep is generally safe…as long as you stay in bed!
What can you not take with zolpidem?
A product that may interact with this drug is: sodium oxybate. Other medications can affect the removal of zolpidem from your body, which may affect how zolpidem works. Examples include azole antifungals (such as ketoconazole), rifampin, St. John’s Wort, among others.
Is ambien a narcotic?
No, Ambien is not a narcotic. It is a sedative-hypnotic and a depressant drug.
Does zolpidem cross the placenta?
Zolpidem crosses the human placenta and rapidly clears the fetal circulation. Pregnant women with psychiatric illness treated with zolpidem may have less optimal obstetrical outcome, though it is unclear if this was related to the medication.
Is zolpidem safe to take?
Zolpidem can be taken by most adults aged 18 and over. It’s not suitable for some people. To make sure zolpidem is safe for you, tell a doctor if you: have had an allergic reaction to zolpidem or any other medicines in the past.
Is Metformin a Tier 1 drug?
Medicare plans typically list metformin in Tier 1 of their formulary. Tier 1 drugs are usually inexpensive generics.
Is Trazodone a Tier 1 drug?
Medicare plans typically list trazodone in Tier 1 of their formulary. Tier 1 drugs are usually inexpensive generics.
What tier is Xanax?
What drug tier is alprazolam typically on? Medicare plans typically list alprazolam in Tier 1 of their formulary. Tier 1 drugs are usually inexpensive generics.
Is levothyroxine a Tier 1 drug?
What drug tier is levothyroxine typically on? Medicare plans typically list levothyroxine in Tier 1 of their formulary. Tier 1 drugs are usually inexpensive generics. You’ll pay a low co-pay.
What is a Tier 1 and Tier 2 drug?
Tier 1. The prescription drug tier which consists of the lowest cost tier of prescription drugs, most are generic. Tier 2. The prescription drug tier which consists of medium-cost prescription drugs, most are generic, and some brand name prescription drugs.
How do I know what tier my drugs are?
The easiest way to find out what tier your drugs are in is by using your plan’s drug list. When you look up a drug, the second column of the drug list will show you what tier it’s in. You can find out more about how to read a drug list in our Help Center. Find your plan’s drug list.