Ambien, a prescription medication often used to treat sleep disorders, may be abused and is available in 5 mg and 10 mg pills, in generic (zolpidem) form, as well as the brand name option.
The cost of Ambien on the street depends on the dosage of the pill, availability of Ambien in the area, and the demand for the drug.
Learn more about the street prices of prescription drugs sold on the street.
How Much Does Ambien Cost Per Pill?
As with many prescription drugs that are being sold on the street, it is very common for an Ambien pill to cost approximately $0.50-$1 per milligram.
The prices in the tabs below may be a little higher or lower depending on the factors mentioned above.
Cost Of Ambien Sold On The Street VS Cost Of Ambien Prescription
For brand name Ambien, without prescription coverage, the cost is approximately $700.
Generic Ambien, on the other hand, costs about $50.
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With prescription discount programs or insurance, those costs can be reduced to near $10. In some cases, the cost may be reduced to $0.
When comparing Ambien costs on the street ($5 to $10 per pill) and an Ambien prescription at the pharmacy ($0.35 per pill), the pharmacy is significantly cheaper.
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- Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula — Prescription Drug Misuse in the United States and Monterey County
- National Drug Intelligence Center — Controlled Prescription Drug Prices
- RADARS System — StreetRx