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I am sorry to hear about your problem.
Viral illness takes around 7-10 days to completely resolve and in majority of cases resolves without any complicatoins.
ambien is a benzodiazepine class of medicine used for sleep problem.
if sleep problem is sever, and you must sleep, you can use it for short term. long term use may cause dependance, rebound insomnia, memory problems.
for your condition , i would recommend using over the counter sleep aids, containig paracetamol and diphenhydramine ( tylenol PM ) or nyquil. this is an excellent sleep aid and helps majority of patients. and it will also help reduce inflammation and provide soothing effect.
so use nyquil or tylenol pm.
Please let me know if you have any more questions,