I have been handling driving under the influence of ambien cases for awhile. The warnings were out there but it was sometimes hard to convince a Assistant District Attorney much less a jury of the effects of ambien. Most people can’t grasp that someone can sleep drive unless it has happened to them.Now there is hard proof of the effects of ambien.
The Food and Drug Administration announced new recommendations of the use of ambien based upon laboratory studies. Now , women should take less of the drug because they take longer to metabolize the drug. The FDA has reports of at least 700 driving mishaps with people on ambien or zolpidem.It does not count those that were charged with driving under the influence (DUI).
You now have defenses to driving under the influence of ambien.Make sure to check with your doctor if you are taking the correct dosage per the FDA report.