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Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Addiction and Substance Abuse
Ambien as a date rape drug
How long can I be tested for the presence of ambien in my body? What test do I need to specifically request?
Ambien is a brand of zolpidem. Laboratory testing for zolpidem is not routinely done. Finding a laboratory that is capable of testing for zolpidem may be difficult.
Zolpidem would not be detectable in the blood more than 15 hours after it was taken.
Carmen M Hadley, RPh, CSPI
Former Clinical Instructor
College of Pharmacy
The Ohio State University