Review: taking Ambien and Fentanyl together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Ambien and Fentanyl together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Ambien and Fentanyl. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,265 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Ambien

Ambien has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Ambien 46,127 users)

Fentanyl

Fentanyl has active ingredients of fentanyl. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Fentanyl 38,176 users)

On Jul, 28, 2016

3,265 people who take Ambien, Fentanyl are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Ambien and Fentanyl drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Ambien:
  • < 1 month: 44.0% - (4 of 9 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.0% - (1 of 7 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 5 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 40.0% - (4 of 10 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.0% - (1 of 10 people)
  • 10+ years: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
Fentanyl:
  • < 1 month: 40.0% - (4 of 10 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 60.0% - (6 of 10 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 25.0% - (2 of 8 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 23.0% - (3 of 13 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 8 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Ambien:
  • female: 47.0% - (10 of 21 people)
  • male: 9.0% - (3 of 31 people)
Fentanyl:
  • female: 34.0% - (8 of 23 people)
  • male: 26.0% - (8 of 30 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Ambien:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 30-39: 18.0% - (3 of 16 people)
  • 40-49: 41.0% - (7 of 17 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 11 people)
Fentanyl:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 30-39: 31.0% - (5 of 16 people)
  • 40-49: 25.0% - (4 of 16 people)
  • 50-59: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 60+: 36.0% - (4 of 11 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • pain
  • drug ineffective
  • fall
  • malaise
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • confusional state
  • cold sweat
  • insomnia
  • pyrexia
1 - 6 months:
  • dyspnoea
  • asthenia
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • depression
  • pyrexia
  • back pain
  • pneumonia
  • cough
6 - 12 months:
  • fall
  • haemorrhagic stroke
  • cold sweat
  • hypertension
  • malaise
  • insomnia
  • brain death
  • coagulopathy
  • respiratory arrest
  • abnormal behaviour
1 - 2 years:
  • abnormal behaviour
  • amnesia
  • impaired driving ability
  • somnambulism
  • somnolence
  • dehydration
  • depressed level of consciousness
  • respiratory distress
  • suicide attempt
  • anxiety
2 - 5 years:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • vomiting
  • constipation
  • decreased appetite
  • feeling abnormal
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • drug ineffective
  • emotional disorder
5 - 10 years:
  • ace levels
  • blood cortisol abnormal
  • energy increased
  • fatigue
  • high blood sugar
  • lack of satiety
  • lethargy
  • loss of appetite
  • loss of libido
  • muscle weakness
10+ years:
  • pain
  • back pain
  • breakthrough pain
  • depression
  • drug ineffective
  • intervertebral disc degeneration
  • agitated depression
  • anaemia
  • anxiety
  • bipolar affective disorder aggravated
not specified:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • nausea
  • arthralgia
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • dyspnoea
  • fall
  • depression
  • fatigue

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • back pain
  • arthralgia
  • fall
  • dyspnoea
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • injury
  • depression
male:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • asthenia
  • dyspnoea
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • arthralgia
  • fatigue
  • pyrexia
  • fall

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • arthralgia
  • pulmonary embolism
10-19:
  • abdominal pain
  • accidental overdose
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • nausea
  • pyrexia
  • vomiting
  • overdose
  • abscess
  • aphthous stomatitis
  • atelectasis
20-29:
  • insomnia
  • vomiting
  • multi-organ failure
  • renal failure
  • supraventricular tachycardia
  • nausea
  • bronchitis
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • cholecystitis
  • general physical health deterioration
30-39:
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • back pain
  • pain
  • pain in extremity
  • depression
  • intervertebral disc protrusion
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • insomnia
  • vomiting
40-49:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • back pain
  • depression
  • arthralgia
  • fatigue
  • insomnia
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
50-59:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • injury
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • anaemia
  • depression
  • hypoaesthesia
60+:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • fall
  • dyspnoea
  • anaemia
  • back pain
  • asthenia
  • osteomyelitis
  • fatigue
  • osteonecrosis of jaw

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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