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Side Effects of Use of Ambien During Pregancy



are there side effects harmful to the deveoping fetus from the drug ambien during pregnancy and is there the possiblity of "withdrawal" after birth in the baby?


Using ambien once daily at bedtime should not cause any harm or withdrawal to the baby.  

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Debra K Gardner, PhamD Debra K Gardner, PhamD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Pharmacy
College of Pharmacy
The Ohio State University