Could Ambien cause Anaphylaxis - from FDA reports


Summary

Anaphylaxis is found among people who take Ambien, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Singulair, and have Insomnia . We study 58,094 people who have side effects while taking Ambien from FDA. Among them, 210 have Anaphylaxis. Find out below who they are, when they have Anaphylaxis and more.

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Ambien

Ambien has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Ambien 63,937 users)

Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis (serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death) has been reported by people with asthma, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, preventive health care (latest reports from 41,102 Anaphylaxis patients).

On Dec, 22, 2016

58,094 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien.
Among them, 210 people (0.36%) have Anaphylaxis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ambien cause Anaphylaxis?

Time on Ambien when people have Anaphylaxis *:

  • < 1 month: 70.83 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 29.17 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Ambien *:

  • female: 73.66 %
  • male: 26.34 %

Age of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Ambien *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.56 %
  • 10-19: 1.69 %
  • 20-29: 4.52 %
  • 30-39: 15.25 %
  • 40-49: 25.99 %
  • 50-59: 20.34 %
  • 60+: 31.64 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Insomnia (39 people, 18.57%)
  • Asthma (28 people, 13.33%)
  • Depression (17 people, 8.10%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (12 people, 5.71%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (12 people, 5.71%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Singulair (48 people, 22.86%)
  • Lipitor (33 people, 15.71%)
  • Xolair (31 people, 14.76%)
  • Lasix (29 people, 13.81%)
  • Xanax (26 people, 12.38%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (37 people, 17.62%)
  • Chest Pain (27 people, 12.86%)
  • Rashes (23 people, 10.95%)
  • Nausea (23 people, 10.95%)
  • Dizziness (21 people, 10.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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