Review: could Ambien cause Anaphylaxis?


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 56,741 people who have side effects while taking Ambien from FDA and social media. Among them, 198 have Anaphylaxis. Find out below who they are, when they have Anaphylaxis and more.

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Ambien has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Ambien 63,901 users)


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 41,099 Anaphylaxis patients).

On Nov, 22, 2016

56,741 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien.
Among them, 198 people (0.35%) 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: 25.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.17 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Ambien *:

  • female: 74.09 %
  • male: 25.91 %

Age of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Ambien *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.6 %
  • 10-19: 1.81 %
  • 20-29: 4.22 %
  • 30-39: 16.27 %
  • 40-49: 24.7 %
  • 50-59: 19.88 %
  • 60+: 32.53 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Singulair (46 people, 23.23%)
  • Lipitor (33 people, 16.67%)
  • Xolair (31 people, 15.66%)
  • Lasix (29 people, 14.65%)
  • Xanax (25 people, 12.63%)

Forecasts by (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Ambien, learn more)

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Asthma (28 people, 14.14%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (12 people, 6.06%)
  • Pain (11 people, 5.56%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (10 people, 5.05%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Breathing Difficulty (31 people, 15.66%)
  • Chest Pain (26 people, 13.13%)
  • Nausea (22 people, 11.11%)
  • Rashes (21 people, 10.61%)
  • Dizziness (21 people, 10.61%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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