AMBIEN is a sedative-hypnotic (sleep) medicine. AMBIEN is used in adults for the short-term treatment of a sleep problem called insomnia (trouble falling asleep). AMBIEN is not recommended for use in children under the age of 18 years. Important Information: Controlled Medication is available via Offline and can be ordered here using Wired Payments only. You may chat to one of our customer care if you're interested.