there are reports that in 2004 4000 people took ambien for 2 years with no serious side there are all kind  ofsurveys that state long term ambien or lunesta contributes to cognitive damage and permanent memory loss.i take ambien 3 times a i in any danger of memory loss or cognetive decline.the other 4 nites itake gabitril the best sleeping aid there is

A drug comes in the market after trial on a few thousand patents for a short duration. This fails to reveal long term and rare side effects which are known only when more and more people use the drug for longer duration. This is the case with ambien and memory loss. Yes, you are in danger of memory loss or cognitive decline but chances are low and only on long-term use.  


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