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Odd Cravings
by pandemik
Citation:   pandemik. "Odd Cravings: An Experience with Zolpidem (exp92753)". Aug 26, 2021.

T+ 0:00
10 mg oral Pharms - Zolpidem (daily)
  T+ 0:20 1 cig. smoked Tobacco - Cigarettes (daily)


I've been on ambien for about 4 years now and as I've continued to use it I've noticed something very interesting. About 20 minutes after taking it, I begin to feel a craving feeling. At this point, I will usually smoke a cigarette, thinking this is just my body's way of telling me it needs nicotine. The craving will be sated during the time I spend smoking the cigarette, but upon putting it out I feel the craving again. At this point I will usually get a glass of water and take a few sips which will make me feel nauseous. I will then feel too warm and begin to splash the water on my face to cool down. Throughout this entire experience, the craving feeling does not go away, and I never seem to figure out what it is my body is telling me. It sucks.

Exp Year: 2010ExpID: 92753
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: 21 
Published: Aug 26, 2021Views: 232
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Pharms - Zolpidem (143) : Combinations (3), Retrospective / Summary (11), Difficult Experiences (5), Addiction & Habituation (10), Not Applicable (38)

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