Ambien is a physician endorsed pharmaceutical drug, given to those patients who experience difficulty falling asleep. There are a number of street names given to the Ambien including zombie pills, A-short etc that are commonly used by Ambien addicts. Once the addiction has been developed, the user may experience a number of unpleasant withdrawal symptoms when the drug is quit.
Ambien stands out amongst the other usually abused prescription medicines in the United States since it is highly addictive and can produce negative mental and physical effects on a person who is dependent on it. However, treatment for Ambien addiction is possible. Most of the addicts successfully give up on the drug after going through detox and availing a proper treatment program.