Review: could Ambien cause Psychotic behaviour?
Summary: Psychotic behaviour is found among people who take Ambien, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Fosamax, and have Insomnia.
We study 43,150 people who have side effects while taking Ambien from FDA and social media. Among them, 15 have Psychotic behaviour. Find out below who they are, when they have Psychotic behaviour and more.
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Ambien has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from 46,768 Ambien users)
Psychotic behaviour has been reported by people with depression, pain, insomnia, stress and anxiety, bipolar disorder. (latest reports from 524 Psychotic behaviour patients)
On Mar, 10, 2015: 43,150 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien. Among them, 15 people (0.03%) have Psychotic Behaviour.
Time on Ambien when people have Psychotic behaviour * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Psychotic behaviour||0.00%||0.00%||9.09%||0.00%||9.09%||81.82%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Psychotic behaviour when taking Ambien * :
|Psychotic behaviour||86.67%||13.33% |
Age of people who have Psychotic behaviour when taking Ambien * :
|Psychotic behaviour||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||7.14%||14.29%||78.57% |
Severity of Psychotic behaviour when taking Ambien ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Psychotic behaviour||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Psychotic behaviour ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Insomnia (13 people, 86.67%)
- Osteoporosis (3 people, 20.00%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (2 people, 13.33%)
- Depression (2 people, 13.33%)
- Hypertension (1 people, 6.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fosamax (9 people, 60.00%)
- Febuxostat (1 people, 6.67%)
- Norvasc (1 people, 6.67%)
- Skelaxin (1 people, 6.67%)
- Allopurinol (1 people, 6.67%)
* 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:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Ambien for a 73-year old woman with Initial Insomnia. The patient has Breast Discharge
- A study of side effects of Ambien for a 82-year old man with Melanin. The patient has Insomnia (sleeplessness)
- A study of drug interactions between Advil, Ambien, Ponstel, Yasmin, Clonazepam, Adderall for a 28-year old woman with Inflammation, Insomnia, Menstrual Cramp Relief, Birth Control, Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Add. The patient has Fatigue, Onycholysis
- A study of side effects of Ambien for a 32-year old woman with Insomnia. The patient has Swollen Tongue (swelling of tongue)
- A study of side effects of Zolpidem for a 58-year old woman with Insomnia. The patient has Dizziness
Recent Ambien related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Restoril, Ambien for a 69-year old woman who has Chronic Insomnia
- Comparions of Ambien, Welchol for a 90-year old woman who has Sleeplessness
- Comparions of Valerian, Ambien for a 38-year old man who has Insomnia
- Comparions of Azathioprine, Zolpidem for a 82-year old woman who has Insomnia, Auto Immune Disease, Neuropathy, Spinal Stenosis, High Blood Pressure
- Comparions of Prednisone, Omeprazole, Linzess, Ambien for a 22-year old woman who has Migraine
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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