Review: could Ambien cause Seizure?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 3, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 42,804 people who take Ambien. Among them, 2 have Seizure. See who they are, when they have Seizure and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Ambien (latest outcomes from 46,526 users) has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia, sleep disorder. Commonly reported side effects of Ambien include nausea, nausea aggravated, stress and anxiety, pain exacerbated, acupuncture and pain.
Seizure (abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain) (latest reports from 1,826 patients) has been reported by people with seizures, depression, pain, stress and anxiety, epilepsy.
On Feb, 28, 2014: 41,357 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien. Among them, 2 people (0.00%) have Seizure.
Time on Ambien when people have Seizure * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Seizure when taking Ambien * :
Age of people who have Seizure when taking Ambien * :
Severity of Seizure when taking Ambien ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Seizure ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Type 2 diabetes (1 people, 50.00%)
- Insomnia (1 people, 50.00%)
- Depression - major (1 people, 50.00%)
- Bone density decreased (1 people, 50.00%)
- Headache - migraine with aura (1 people, 50.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Insulin (1 people, 50.00%)
- Glucophage (1 people, 50.00%)
- Seroquel (1 people, 50.00%)
- Bupropion hydrochloride (1 people, 50.00%)
- Fosamax (1 people, 50.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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