Learn about side effects and possible interactions when taking zolpidem ER (Ambien CR).
sleepiness or unusual drowsiness.
You may get drowsy or dizzy. Do not stand or sit up quickly, especially if you are an older patient. This reduces the risk of dizzy or fainting spells. Alcohol may interfere with the effect of this medicine. Avoid alcoholic drinks.
puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue skin rash sore throat.
Attack, assault, or force black, tarry stools.
pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones seeing double sensation of spinning.
change in near or distance vision.
decreased awareness or responsiveness depersonalization.
troubled breathing with exertion uncaring.
Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress.