Review: Benzonatate and Ambien drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Benzonatate and Ambien. It is created by eHealthMe based on 397 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Benzonatate (latest outcomes from 1,882 users) has active ingredients of benzonatate. It is often used in cough.
Ambien (latest outcomes from 46,526 users) has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia.
On Feb, 12, 2014: 397 people who reported to have interactions when taking Benzonatate, Ambien are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Benzonatate (benzonatate)
- Ambien (zolpidem tartrate)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Benzonatate, Ambien:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||198|
|Arthralgia (joint pain)||156|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||87|
|Headache (pain in head)||86|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Benzonatate, Ambien:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Amnesia (deficit in memory caused by brain damage, disease, or psychological trauma)||4|
|Bipolar Disorder (mood disorder)||2|
|Loss Of Consciousness||2|
|Major Depression (a mood state that goes well beyond temporarily feeling sad or blue. it is a serious medical illness that affects one's thoughts, feelings)||2|
|Diabetic Nephropathy (diabetic kidney disease)||1|
|Cholecystitis Chronic (long lasting infection of gallbladder)||1|
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Benzonatate (benzonatate) is often used to treat cough. Ambien (zolpidem tartrate) is often used to treat insomnia. 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:
- Benzonatate is used in:
- Ambien is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Benzonatate alternatives:
- Ambien alternatives:
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By Gmanana: What medications cause hair loss
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- By letmein: Are any of you having problems with your legs and knees freezing and other symptoms of nerve damage?
The only way my knees and legs get warm is when i stretch out in bed to go to sleep. Putting a heater in front of them does no good at all. alcohol works for a little while but then the freezing starts all over.
- By Bob: Are there any reports of extreme dry mouth?
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