Ambien is prescribed for individuals who have trouble sleeping (insomnia). It is a sedative that helps individual fall and/or stay asleep.
This synthetic sedative is a downer (depressant) that can cause individuals to feel euphoric. It also is believed to lower inhibitions, giving users confidence that they might not normally possess.
Tranquilizers calm down individuals and help them feel relaxed. They can be ingested as a liquid or in tablet and capsule form. They can also be given intravenously.