Review: Ambien and Seroquel
Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Ambien and Seroquel together.
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Ambien and Seroquel. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,753 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Ambien (latest outcomes from 46,715 users) has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia.
Seroquel (latest outcomes from 79,084 users) has active ingredients of quetiapine fumarate. It is often used in bipolar disorder.
On Nov, 12, 2014: 3,753 people who take Ambien, Seroquel are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Ambien (zolpidem tartrate)
- Seroquel (quetiapine fumarate)
Drug effectiveness over time :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Ambien is effective||20.00%|
(3 of 15 people)
(5 of 18 people)
(6 of 17 people)
(7 of 16 people)
(12 of 31 people)
(9 of 17 people)
(6 of 8 people)
|Seroquel is effective||8.33%|
(1 of 12 people)
(4 of 29 people)
(5 of 8 people)
(5 of 21 people)
(12 of 25 people)
(10 of 18 people)
(4 of 7 people)
(1 of 1 people)
Most common drug interactions over time * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Insomnia||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Diabetes Mellitus|
|Anxiety||Diabetes Mellitus||Diabetes Mellitus||Diabetes Mellitus||Diabetes Mellitus||Diabetes Mellitus||Obesity||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus|
|Agitation||Insomnia||Neuropathy Peripheral||Hyperlipidaemia||Blood Cholesterol Increased||Blood Cholesterol Increased||Diabetic Neuropathy||Insomnia|
|Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Weight Increased||Blood Cholesterol Increased||Blood Cholesterol Increased||Obesity||Obesity||Renal Failure||Weight Increased|
|Confusional State||Anxiety||Weight Increased||Back Pain||Pancreatitis||Hyperlipidaemia||Convulsion||Anxiety|
|Neutropenia||Asthenia||Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control||Weight Increased||Diabetic Neuropathy||Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control||Accidental Overdose||Depression|
|Diabetes Mellitus||Neuropathy Peripheral||Hyperlipidaemia||Anxiety||Depression||Hyperglycaemia||Renal Failure Chronic||Suicidal Ideation|
|Cholestasis||Chest Pain||Vomiting||Nausea||Insomnia||Neuropathy Peripheral||Diabetic Nephropathy||Headache|
|Loss Of Consciousness||Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control||Hyperglycaemia||Headache||Suicide Attempt||Blood Triglycerides Increased||Diabetes Mellitus||Blood Cholesterol Increased|
|Suicidal Ideation||Suicidal Ideation||Arthralgia||Neck Pain||Hypertension||Diabetic Neuropathy||Neuropathy Peripheral||Nausea|
Drug effectiveness by gender :
|Ambien is effective||37.33%|
(28 of 75 people)
(20 of 47 people)
|Seroquel is effective||38.67%|
(29 of 75 people)
(12 of 45 people)
Most common drug interactions by gender * :
|Diabetes Mellitus||Diabetes Mellitus|
|Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus|
|Blood Cholesterol Increased||Suicidal Ideation|
|Suicidal Ideation||Chest Pain|
Drug effectiveness by age :
|Ambien is effective||n/a||n/a||100.00%|
(1 of 1 people)
(14 of 28 people)
(9 of 58 people)
(14 of 83 people)
(8 of 39 people)
(2 of 7 people)
|Seroquel is effective||n/a||n/a||0.00%|
(0 of 1 people)
(10 of 27 people)
(13 of 60 people)
(10 of 82 people)
(4 of 39 people)
(4 of 8 people)
Most common drug interactions by age * :
|Somnolence||Hyperglycaemia||Overdose||Insomnia||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Diabetes Mellitus||Diabetes Mellitus||Depression|
|Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Hypersensitivity||Agitation||Diabetes Mellitus||Diabetes Mellitus||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Anxiety|
|Blood Cholesterol Increased||Localised Infection||Weight Increased||Asthenia||Insomnia||Diabetic Neuropathy||Insomnia||Insomnia|
|Convulsion||Glycosylated Haemoglobin Increased||Aggression||Headache||Depression||Weight Increased||Anxiety||Headache|
|Pancreatitis||Gastrointestinal Disorder||Cardiac Arrest||Vomiting||Suicidal Ideation||Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control||Nausea||Fall|
|Diabetic Complication||Brain Injury||Completed Suicide||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Arthralgia||Blood Cholesterol Increased||Diabetic Neuropathy||Fatigue|
|Feeding Disorder Neonatal||Diabetes Mellitus||Respiratory Arrest||Suicidal Ideation||Weight Increased||Obesity||Neuropathy Peripheral||Diarrhoea|
|Feeding Disorder||Anoxic Encephalopathy||Suicidal Ideation||Urinary Tract Infection||Nausea||Pancreatitis||Weight Increased||Suicidal Ideation|
|Diabetes Mellitus||Dry Mouth||Weight Increased||Obesity||Insomnia||Depression||Dizziness|
|Chest Pain||Dyskinesia||Dyspnoea||Headache||Neuropathy Peripheral||Chest Pain||Diabetes Mellitus|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):
- What can i do to help my wife who is on ambien and sometimes has horrible restless leg syndrome?
(Asked by a 25 year old woman who has ADD, Restless Leg Syndrome, Insomnia, and takes Adderall, Ambien)
She will take her meds like a hour and a half before actually going to sleep. The Zambian that is and sometimes she has uncontrolled restless leg syndrome. She has to move them a certain way and everything. This last time it lasted a hour and a half. I was just wondering if there is anything I could ...
- Does anyone have experience of taking the supplement gaba with seroquel/quetiapine at night to aid sleep?. taking quetiapine 150 mg gives inconsistent sleep.
(Asked by a 44 year old woman who has Chronic Insomnia, and takes Seroquel)
With seroquel my sleep is inconsistent and if I have a bad night's sleep, I don't just feel tired, I feel breathless, headache, strange sensations, as if I haven't slept off side effects. It can make me feel relaxed when I take it but not sleepy.
- Does zoloft cause ringing in the ears, like tinnitus? i've been on it for a month and noticed the ringing in the ears about a week ago, and it's just constant ringing and it's driving me insane.
(Asked by a 24 year old man who has Ringing In The Ears, and takes Dicyclomine Hydrochloride, Benadryl, Tylenol, Lialda, Azathioprine, Prednisone, Ambien, Zoloft)
I've been on most of the medications for more than a year and it hasn't been that bad getting used to them. But I've been on Zoloft and ambien for about a month now, and I've been noticing a lot of side effects. The one I just recently noticed and that has been driving me completely insane, is the r ...
- What are the drug interactions of seroquel and belviq
(Asked by a 34 year old woman who takes Belviq, Seroquel)
My doctor won't Belviq because he says there is a drug interaction. What is it he couldn't tell me.
- Can ambien causing euphoria and the jitters
(Asked by a 19 year old boy who has Adjustment Disorder With Mixed Anxiety And Depressed Mood, Feeling Jittery, and takes Ambien)
After taking the ambien to help me sleep I feel euphoric and jittery rather than calmed. I take an anti-depressant in the morning composed of M folic acids.
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In early September I approached my Psychiatrist to report that I was having sleep paralysis episodes as well as insatiable appetite. I had put on about 20lb in the space of 6 months since the sleep paralysis started. My Psychiatrist opted to wean me off the Mirtazapine and onto Cymbalta. I have n ...
- Zolpidem er side effects
(Posted by a 60 year old woman who has Bipolar Ii Disorder, Sleeping Difficulty, and takes Zolpidem Tartrate)
I was in this medicaion for 2 weeks.I had severe headache,muscular backache and a rash in one side of my body.I didn't had problems falling asleep but I had problems staying asllep.I will switch to Lunesta 3mg.
- I need advise, badly ckd!!
(Posted by a 49 year old woman who has Constipation, Peripheral Neuropathy, Orthostatic Hypotension, Chronic Kidney Disease, and takes Milk Thistle, Zolpidem, Melatonin, Xanax, Adderall 30, Zorvolex)
The orthostatic BP started in mid April, I was only dizzy upon wakening then it would subside. I have never been a big breakfast eater so I started doing that. We were in Disney later in April and I was extremely fatigued, to the point of not wanting to walk, Disney would be the first time I passe ...
Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Ambien (zolpidem tartrate) is often used to treat insomnia. Seroquel (quetiapine fumarate) is often used to treat bipolar disorder. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Ambien is used in:
- Seroquel is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Ambien alternatives:
- Seroquel alternatives:
Recent related drug studies (Check your drugs):
- A study of side effects of Seroquel for a patient with Schizophrenia. The patient has High Blood Pressure
Comments: Yet drugs are continued
- A study of side effects of Zolpidem for a patient with Lupus. The patient has Insomnia (sleeplessness)
Comments: I have been diagnosed for 5 years. All my other issues are getting better except the insomnia. I dont know if I need more dosage or if its just not working.
- A study of side effects of Ambien for a patient with Sleep Disorder. The patient has Atrophy (wasting away of a part of the body)
Comments: I am currently weaning myself off of Ambien. Can Ambien cause moderate brain atrophy, dementia, or Alzheimer?
- A study of side effects of Seroquel for a patient with Bipolar. The patient has Maple Syrup Urine Disease (inherited disorder of metabolism in which the urine has a odour characteristic of maple syrup)
Comments: I have sjogrens and possible mild SLE, hypothyroidism, and bipolar II. I have been off most of my meds for the past 6 mos. I have recently restarted seroquel to help me sleep. Today for the first time ever I noticed a strong maple syrupy smell to my urine. I never knew it was a thing, but looke ...
- A study of drug interactions between Penicillin, Albuterol, Ambien, Zoloft, Propranolol Hydrochloride, Levothyroxine Thyroid for a patient with Otitis Externa, Asthma, Insomnia Related To Another Mental Condition, Anxiety Disorder Due To A General Medical Condition, Graves Disease. The patient has Pain - Shoulder, Neck Pain, Face Pain Around Ear, Neutropenia, Pressure-related Ear Pain, Ear Pain Both Sides, General Ill Feeling, Chills, Otitis Externa
Comments: A few years back I had medication induced neutropnia due to bactrim. I started getting symptoms in ear.. I had external otitis. I'm having the same symptoms
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