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given all the bad publicity much of which is false,do you think in terms of safety that lunesta safer then ambien?

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Different persons will respond differently to different drugs. It may be safer in one patient but not in other. Given the limited amount of data present no drug can be definitively given preference upon other. However, CNS side effects like dizziness and hallucinations are more common with Zolpidem (ambien). See http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2546455/

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Dr Mohd Tariq Salman

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I can answer questions related to indications (therapeutic uses), contraindications, adverse reactions and interactions of drugs. I can also give expert opinion on queries related to rational use of medicines, including cost effective medication, essential medicines and generic drugs.

Experience

Teaching and training of undergraduate medical, dental and pharmacy students, supervision of pharmacology residents and research on herbal drugs, pharmacovigilance and drug utilization studies.

Organizations
Era's Lucknow Medical College, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Indian Pharmacological Society, Society of Pharmacovigilance India, Association of Medical Pharmacologists of Imdia.

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British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, JK Science, Natural Product Radiance, Hippocratic Journal of Unani Medicine, Indian Journal fot the Practicing Doctor, Unimed Kulliyat.

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MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

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