Review: could Ambien Cr cause Personality Change?


Summary

Personality change is found among people who take Ambien Cr, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ambien, and have Insomnia . We study 3,491 people who have side effects while taking Ambien cr from FDA and social media. Among them, 17 have Personality change. Find out below who they are, when they have Personality change and more.

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Ambien Cr

Ambien cr has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Ambien cr 4,049 users)

Personality Change

Personality change has been reported by people with irritability, muscle aches, hot flush, persecutory delusion, abasia (latest reports from 6,547 Personality change patients).

On Sep, 20, 2016

3,491 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien Cr.
Among them, 17 people (0.49%) have Personality Change


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ambien cr cause Personality change?

Time on Ambien Cr when people have Personality Change *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Personality Change when taking Ambien Cr *:

  • female: 47.06 %
  • male: 52.94 %

Age of people who have Personality Change when taking Ambien Cr *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 73.33 %
  • 50-59: 20.0 %
  • 60+: 6.67 %

Severity if Personality Change when taking Ambien Cr **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Insomnia (11 people, 64.71%)
  • Sleep Disorder (2 people, 11.76%)
  • Major Depression (2 people, 11.76%)
  • Helicobacter Infection (1 person, 5.88%)
  • Back Disorder (1 person, 5.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Cymbalta (8 people, 47.06%)
  • Ambien (8 people, 47.06%)
  • Wellbutrin (6 people, 35.29%)
  • Ventolin (6 people, 35.29%)
  • Tylenol (6 people, 35.29%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Amnesia (9 people, 52.94%)
  • Suicidal Ideation (8 people, 47.06%)
  • Somnambulism (8 people, 47.06%)
  • Loss Of Consciousness (8 people, 47.06%)
  • Irritability (8 people, 47.06%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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