Review: could Ambien cause Shortness of breath (Breathing difficulty)?
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.
We study 43,106 people who have side effects while taking Ambien from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,241 have Shortness of breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Shortness of breath and more.
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Ambien has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Ambien 46,720 users)
Shortness of breath
Shortness Of Breath has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.(latest reports from Shortness Of Breath 164,498 patients)
On Nov, 25, 2014: 43,096 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien. Among them, 3,240 people (7.52%) have Shortness Of Breath.
Time on Ambien when people have Shortness of breath * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Shortness of breath||35.59%||27.12%||0.85%||9.32%||11.02%||13.56%||2.54% |
Gender of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Ambien * :
|Shortness of breath||64.79%||35.21% |
Age of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Ambien * :
|Shortness of breath||0.07%||0.03%||0.48%||3.55%||10.06%||19.39%||26.25%||40.17% |
Severity of Shortness of breath when taking Ambien ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Shortness of breath||0.00%||70.00%||25.00%||5.00% |
How people recovered from Shortness of breath ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Shortness of breath||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (455 people, 14.04%)
- Insomnia (312 people, 9.63%)
- Depression (288 people, 8.89%)
- Anxiety (255 people, 7.87%)
- Sleep disorder (227 people, 7.01%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (774 people, 23.89%)
- Aspirin (712 people, 21.98%)
- Nexium (614 people, 18.95%)
- Lasix (607 people, 18.73%)
- Neurontin (598 people, 18.46%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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