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No ambien is one of the brand names for Zolpidem, a hypnotic used for insomnia whereas fluoxetine is a selective serotonin uptake inhibitor (SSRI) used for depression, bulimia and OCD.

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Q: Is xanax the same as Ambien?
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Is Ambien like Xanax?

No. Ambien is indicated for insomnia. Xanax is indicated for anxiety.

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Can you take Paxil and Xanax with Ambien?

I don't have the answer to this question, but I have some advice: Many drugs can be fatal if mixed. I would only accept an answer from a doctor concerning this question. Not without consulting the prescribing physician. Both medications are used to treat depression, combining the two could result in increased side effects and alter the effect the medication has on the condition for which it was prescribed. Thats really between you and the prescribing doctor, they are 2 well used medications. High sucess rate of treating their respective illness, I would suggest if you have cocerns whether they are good together you check it out with your doctor. Tricyclic antidepressants (amitriptyline [e.g., Elavil], amoxapine [e.g., Asendin], clomipramine [e.g., Anafranil], desipramine [e.g., Norpramin], doxepin [e.g., Sinequan], imipramine [e.g., Tofranil], nortriptyline [e.g., Aventyl], protriptyline [e.g., Vivactil], trimipramine [e.g., Surmontil])?Taking a tricyclic antidepressant together with paroxetine may increase the risk of side effects. Your doctor may need to adjust the dose of either medicine or check blood levels of the tricyclic antidepressant. Also, taking paroxetine with amitriptyline, clomipramine, or imipramine may increase the chance that the serotonin syndrome will develop. You may want to check out things with your doctor, this doesn't mean they can't be taken together. It just means the interaction might be more adverse if they are. You might be required to keep a closer eye on what and how your medication are interaction, and reacting to you while taking them. It's a good idea to talk this over with the prescribing doctor. Elavil might be prescribed (in lower dose) for many other indication than depression. If you use Elavil to prevent migraines, as example, you can take Paxil for a depression. However, like said before, you might experiment higher side effects related to Paxil and Elavil (dry mouth, diziness, sleeping, etc..)

Can you give your dog Xanax or Ambien?

Lorazepam or Alprazolam is treatment of anxiety, insomnia, acute seizures for human and dog is also like a human and they can take this to treat them. But not the whole pill, just give them half of it or quarter of a pill.

How long after taking xanax can you take Ambien?

A.The short answer is yes, but with caution. I wouldn't recommend taking Xanax at night along with the Ambien as the drugs will magnify the effects of each other resulting in increased side effects. If you take Xanax as needed during the day for anxiety and then take Ambien CR at night for sleep you should be fine. But trust me, if you take both at the same time you will have quite a nasty pill "hangover". Also, don't be afraid to ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns; that's why they're there. Hope this helps, Devlin Buchanan Nursing Student Sinclair Community College Dayton, Ohio B. Emphasis is on taking the two at the same time and sometimes it is difficult to know when the Xanax is at a safe level to add another respiratory depressing agent such as Ambien or Lunesta. Heath Ledger thought he was taking safe amounts of the prescribed medications and had the worst outcome: accidental death. If your doctor prescribes both medications, then you will know when to take them, i.e. when to take the last Xanax before taking an Ambien CR. Pharmacists are good resources for medication interactions, however pharmacies are busy places and some will not speak with you unless you are a patient or if they think you are asking about medications which are not prescribed for you.This is a dangerous combination and should only be used with recommendation from the doctor.