Ambien and Shortness of breath - from FDA reports


Summary

Shortness of breath is found among people who take Ambien, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Shortness of breath 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 Apr, 23, 2017

61,062 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien.
Among them, 4,264 people (6.98%) have Shortness Of Breath


Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on Ambien when people have Shortness Of Breath *:

  • < 1 month: 42.31 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 31.73 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.73 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.69 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.58 %
  • 10+ years: 0.96 %

Gender of people who have Shortness Of Breath when taking Ambien *:

  • female: 65.74 %
  • male: 34.26 %

Age of people who have Shortness Of Breath when taking Ambien *:

  • 0-1: 0.09 %
  • 2-9: 0.06 %
  • 10-19: 0.57 %
  • 20-29: 3.16 %
  • 30-39: 8.88 %
  • 40-49: 17.87 %
  • 50-59: 26.84 %
  • 60+: 42.54 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (595 people, 13.95%)
  • Insomnia (447 people, 10.48%)
  • Depression (376 people, 8.82%)
  • Sleep Disorder (329 people, 7.72%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (326 people, 7.65%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (877 people, 20.57%)
  • Lasix (746 people, 17.50%)
  • Neurontin (676 people, 15.85%)
  • Xanax (670 people, 15.71%)
  • Nexium (659 people, 15.45%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (1,359 people, 31.87%)
  • Pain (1,329 people, 31.17%)
  • Chest Pain (1,270 people, 29.78%)
  • Weakness (1,248 people, 29.27%)
  • Fatigue (1,231 people, 28.87%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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