Ambien and Irritability - from FDA reports
Irritability is found among people who take Ambien, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Oxycontin, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Irritability with Ambien. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 61,062 people who have side effects when taking Ambien from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On May, 05, 2017
61,062 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien.
Among them, 575 people (0.94%) have Irritability
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Ambien when people have Irritability *:
- < 1 month: 29.41 %
- 1 - 6 months: 20.59 %
- 6 - 12 months: 5.88 %
- 1 - 2 years: 11.76 %
- 2 - 5 years: 8.82 %
- 5 - 10 years: 23.53 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Irritability when taking Ambien *:
- female: 56.51 %
- male: 43.49 %
Age of people who have Irritability when taking Ambien *:
- 0-1: 0.22 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 1.94 %
- 20-29: 6.03 %
- 30-39: 13.36 %
- 40-49: 41.81 %
- 50-59: 19.4 %
- 60+: 17.24 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (124 people, 21.57%)
- Pain (105 people, 18.26%)
- Insomnia (97 people, 16.87%)
- Stress And Anxiety (73 people, 12.70%)
- Sleep Disorder (60 people, 10.43%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Oxycontin (109 people, 18.96%)
- Xanax (106 people, 18.43%)
- Cymbalta (75 people, 13.04%)
- Neurontin (72 people, 12.52%)
- Ativan (72 people, 12.52%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Insomnia (241 people, 41.91%)
- Stress And Anxiety (230 people, 40.00%)
- Depression (204 people, 35.48%)
- Fatigue (186 people, 32.35%)
- Nausea (164 people, 28.52%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Irritability when taking Ambien?
Ambien has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Ambien 67,038 users)
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