Elavil and Ambien drug interactions - from FDA reports


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Elavil and Ambien together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Elavil and Ambien. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,446 people who take the same drugs from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Elavil

Elavil has active ingredients of amitriptyline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Elavil 14,554 users)

Ambien

Ambien has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Ambien 63,975 users)

On Feb, 12, 2017

3,446 people who take Elavil, Ambien are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Elavil and Ambien drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • speech disorder
  • malaise
  • headache
  • dizziness
  • balance disorder
  • intra-uterine death
  • amnesia
  • anxiety
1 - 6 months:
  • amnesia
  • drug ineffective
  • loss of consciousness
  • road traffic accident
  • somnolence
  • completed suicide
  • hallucination
  • insomnia
  • suicide attempt
  • aggression
6 - 12 months:
  • neoplasm malignant
  • pneumonia
  • atelectasis
  • neonatal respiratory distress syndrome
  • neoplasm progression
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • cardiomegaly
  • choledochal cyst
  • cyanosis neonatal
  • pulmonary artery atresia
1 - 2 years:
  • dizziness
  • amnesia
  • loss of consciousness
  • headache
  • pain
  • asthenia
  • balance disorder
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • diarrhoea
2 - 5 years:
  • amnesia
  • anxiety
  • renal failure
  • injury
  • cellulitis
  • loss of consciousness
  • depression
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • tooth disorder
  • arthralgia
5 - 10 years:
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • abdominal pain
  • injury
  • intra-uterine death
  • pain
  • device dislocation
  • drug ineffective
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • dyspareunia
10+ years:
  • anxiety
  • renal failure acute
  • blood pressure fluctuation
  • cervical radiculopathy
  • cystitis
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  • diabetic neuropathy
  • migraine
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
not specified:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • nausea
  • headache
  • dyspnoea
  • back pain
  • asthenia
  • arthralgia
  • fall

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • depression
  • headache
  • fall
  • asthenia
  • pain in extremity
  • fatigue
male:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • back pain
  • depression
  • headache
  • asthenia
  • arthralgia
  • insomnia
  • fatigue
  • nausea

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • cerebral atrophy congenital
  • congenital anomaly
  • congenital central nervous system anomaly
  • congenital hair disorder
  • congenital nail disorder
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • epilepsy
  • facial dysmorphism
  • flat feet
  • growth retardation
2-9:
  • pain in extremity
  • dizziness
  • fall
  • depression
  • dysphagia
  • headache
  • hypertension
  • micturition urgency
  • back pain
  • blister
10-19:
  • aggression
  • completed suicide
  • insomnia
  • depression
  • akathisia
  • influenza like illness
  • suicide attempt
  • cholecystitis
  • drug ineffective
  • injury asphyxiation
20-29:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • migraine
  • muscle spasms
  • completed suicide
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • dizziness
  • injury
30-39:
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • chest pain
  • pain
  • insomnia
  • depression
  • vomiting
  • drug dependence
  • headache
40-49:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • depression
  • back pain
  • drug ineffective
  • headache
  • fatigue
  • asthenia
  • nausea
  • fall
50-59:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • fall
  • pain in extremity
  • dyspnoea
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • depression
  • diarrhoea
60+:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • asthenia
  • headache
  • fatigue
  • pneumonia
  • back pain
  • arthralgia
  • dysphagia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Elavil (amitriptyline hydrochloride) is often used to treat depression. Ambien (zolpidem tartrate) is often used to treat insomnia. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

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