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Review: could Ambien cause Irritability?





Summary: Irritability is found among people who take Ambien, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Oxycontin, and have Depression.

We study 43,106 people who have side effects while taking Ambien from FDA and social media. Among them, 470 have Irritability. Find out below who they are, when they have Irritability and more.

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Ambien

Ambien has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Ambien 46,720 users)

Irritability

Irritability has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, stress and anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.(latest reports from Irritability 23,359 patients)

On Dec, 15, 2014: 43,106 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien. Among them, 470 people (1.09%) have Irritability.

Trend of Irritability in Ambien reports

Time on Ambien when people have Irritability * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Irritability11.63%32.56%4.65%16.28%11.63%23.26%0.00%

Gender of people who have Irritability when taking Ambien * :

FemaleMale
Irritability54.94%45.06%

Age of people who have Irritability when taking Ambien * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Irritability0.00%0.00%1.85%7.39%16.17%46.19%14.78%13.63%

Severity of Irritability when taking Ambien ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Irritability0.00%42.11%36.84%21.05%

How people recovered from Irritability ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Irritability50.00%0.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (105 people, 22.34%)
  2. Pain (92 people, 19.57%)
  3. Insomnia (88 people, 18.72%)
  4. Anxiety (62 people, 13.19%)
  5. Sleep disorder (42 people, 8.94%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Oxycontin (128 people, 27.23%)
  2. Xanax (104 people, 22.13%)
  3. Lortab (80 people, 17.02%)
  4. Paxil (75 people, 15.96%)
  5. Celebrex (68 people, 14.47%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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