Ambien CR (zolpidem tartrate) is a medication prescribed for the treatment of insomnia. This drug is belongs to a class of drugs called sedative-hypnotics. The CR stands for continued-release which means the medication lasts longer while you are sleeping. Ambien CR is mostly used for short-term sleeping problems.
Patients can search PharmacyChecker for discounts available at local U.S. pharmacies. The generic version, zolpidem CR, is much cheaper than the brand and even less expensive in the U.S. than what you would pay in Canada. Ambien CR sold in the U.S. is manufactured in France.