Ambien is a prescription medication used to treat insomnia. It is often recommended for people who have difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep. Ambien is also commonly used to treat anxiety and panic disorders.
Ambien is available in both pill and liquid form. The pill form is usually taken once a day, while the liquid form can be poured into a drink or swallowed as a pill. The generic version of Ambien is known as zolpidem.