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Is there a generic version of Ambien CR?

Several manufacturers make generic versions of Ambien CR, sold as zolpidem tartrate. Ambien CR is an extended-release drug used to treat insomnia.

Be careful, though, that you buy Ambien CR or its generic equivalents only with a doctor's prescription, and only at a reputable pharmacy. Some Internet sites claim to have zolpidem tartrate for sale, but they are not necessarily safe or being sold from legitimate pharmacies. Traces of a strong antipsychotic drug, haloperidol, have been found in tablets of zolpidem tartrate purchased from places on the Internet and from outside of the United States.

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