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Review: could Ambien cause Psychotic behaviour?

We study 43,096 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

Ambien (latest outcomes from 46,701 users) has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia.

Psychotic behaviour

Psychotic behaviour (latest reports from 1,652 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, insomnia, stress and anxiety, bipolar disorder.

On Oct, 31, 2014: 43,096 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien. Among them, 15 people (0.03%) have Psychotic Behaviour.

Trend of Psychotic behaviour in Ambien reports

Time on Ambien when people have Psychotic behaviour * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Psychotic behaviour0.00%0.00%9.09%0.00%9.09%81.82%0.00%

Gender of people who have Psychotic behaviour when taking Ambien * :

FemaleMale
Psychotic behaviour86.67%13.33%

Age of people who have Psychotic behaviour when taking Ambien * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Psychotic behaviour0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%7.14%14.29%78.57%

Severity of Psychotic behaviour when taking Ambien ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Psychotic behaviour0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Psychotic behaviour ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Insomnia (13 people, 86.67%)
  2. Osteoporosis (3 people, 20.00%)
  3. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (2 people, 13.33%)
  4. Depression (2 people, 13.33%)
  5. Hypertension (1 people, 6.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Fosamax (9 people, 60.00%)
  2. Febuxostat (1 people, 6.67%)
  3. Norvasc (1 people, 6.67%)
  4. Skelaxin (1 people, 6.67%)
  5. Allopurinol (1 people, 6.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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