Review: could Ambien cause Anxiety (Stress and anxiety)?
Summary: Anxiety is found among people who take Ambien, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Pain.
We study 43,157 people who have side effects while taking Ambien from FDA and social media. Among them, 4,370 have Anxiety. Find out below who they are, when they have Anxiety and more.
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Ambien has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from 46,777 Ambien users)
Anxiety has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 212,791 Anxiety patients)
On Apr, 13, 2015: 43,157 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien. Among them, 4,537 people (10.51%) have Anxiety.
Time on Ambien when people have Anxiety * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Ambien * :
Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Ambien * :
Severity of Anxiety when taking Ambien ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Anxiety ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (773 people, 17.04%)
- Depression (610 people, 13.45%)
- Insomnia (575 people, 12.67%)
- Anxiety (568 people, 12.52%)
- Sleep disorder (348 people, 7.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (1,429 people, 31.50%)
- Xanax (1,065 people, 23.47%)
- Neurontin (904 people, 19.93%)
- Oxycontin (899 people, 19.81%)
- Aspirin (896 people, 19.75%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Zolpidem for a 56-year old woman with Sleep Disorder Due To General Medical Condition, Insomnia Type.
- A study of drug interactions between Vitamin D, Magnesium Oxide, Zolpidem Tartrate, Lorazepam, Sucralfate for a 51-year old woman with Lower Blood Pressure, Heart Rate Increased, Sleep Disorder Due To A General Medical Condition, Gastric Ulcer. The patient has Hot Flushes
- A study of side effects of Zolpidem for a 34-year old woman with Insomnia. The patient has Binge Eating
- A study of side effects of Flecainide Acetate for a 54-year old woman with Irregular Heartbeat. The patient has Anxiety Aggravated
- A study of drug interactions between Ambien, Lorazepam, Fluoxetine for a 29-year old woman with Insomnia Related To Another Mental Condition, Stress And Anxiety, Depression. The patient has Chloasma
Recent Ambien related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Adderall Xr 25, Ambien, Lyrica, Marijuana, Oxycodone for a 38-year old woman who has Chronic Pain
- Comparions of Ambien, Morphine Sulfate, Percocet for a 41-year old woman who has Pain - Back
- Comparions of Ambien, Imipramine Hydrochloride, Vistaril for a 18-year old girl who has Insomnia
- Comparions of Paroxetine Hydrochloride, Zolpidem Tartrate for a 58-year old man who has Depression And Insomnia
- Comparions of Restoril, Ambien for a 69-year old woman who has Chronic Insomnia
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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