Could Ambien cause Irritability - from FDA reports


Summary

Irritability is found among people who take Ambien, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Oxycontin, and have Depression . We study 58,094 people who have side effects while taking Ambien from FDA. Among them, 559 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 63,937 users)

Irritability

Irritability has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, hepatitis c, pain, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 37,121 Irritability patients).

On Dec, 29, 2016

58,094 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien.
Among them, 559 people (0.96%) have Irritability


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ambien cause Irritability?

Time on Ambien when people have Irritability *:

  • < 1 month: 23.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 26.67 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Irritability when taking Ambien *:

  • female: 56.42 %
  • male: 43.58 %

Age of people who have Irritability when taking Ambien *:

  • 0-1: 0.22 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.97 %
  • 20-29: 6.11 %
  • 30-39: 13.54 %
  • 40-49: 41.7 %
  • 50-59: 19.0 %
  • 60+: 17.47 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (120 people, 21.47%)
  • Pain (102 people, 18.25%)
  • Insomnia (97 people, 17.35%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (71 people, 12.70%)
  • Sleep Disorder (58 people, 10.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Oxycontin (108 people, 19.32%)
  • Xanax (104 people, 18.60%)
  • Neurontin (72 people, 12.88%)
  • Ativan (71 people, 12.70%)
  • Paxil (70 people, 12.52%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Insomnia (237 people, 42.40%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (225 people, 40.25%)
  • Depression (198 people, 35.42%)
  • Fatigue (182 people, 32.56%)
  • Nausea (160 people, 28.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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