The Drug-Dose Gender Gap - The New York Times
Jan 28, 2013. A recent advisory reducing the dosage of sleeping aids for women. this month that the F. D. A. reduced doses of Ambien for women by half. Jan 10, 2013. The dose of zolpidem for women should be lowered from 10 mg to 5 mg for. and from 12.5 mg to 6.25 mg for extended-release products Ambien CR. "But by cutting that dose in half, you really significantly reduce the. Jan 10, 2013. Drug Agency Recommends Lower Doses of Sleep Aids for Women. and will reduce the risk that people who use it will be impaired while.
Ambien - FDA prescribing information, side effects and uses
The total dose of Ambien should not exceed 10 mg once daily immediately. time, dizziness, sleepiness, blurred/double vision, reduced alertness and impaired. May 14, 2013. Blood levels from nighttime dose of sleep aid can remain too high the next morning, agency says.