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 62,274 people who have side effects when taking Ambien from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 20, 2017

62,274 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien.
Among them, 4,317 people (6.93%) have Shortness of breath


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ambien cause Shortness of breath?

Time on Ambien when people have Shortness of breath *:

  • < 1 month: 41.12 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 31.78 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.54 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.41 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.21 %
  • 10+ years: 0.93 %

Gender of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Ambien *:

  • female: 65.94 %
  • male: 34.06 %

Age of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Ambien *:

  • 0-1: 0.08 %
  • 2-9: 0.06 %
  • 10-19: 0.56 %
  • 20-29: 3.12 %
  • 30-39: 8.8 %
  • 40-49: 17.91 %
  • 50-59: 26.79 %
  • 60+: 42.68 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (604 people, 13.99%)
  • Depression (386 people, 8.94%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (333 people, 7.71%)
  • High Blood Pressure (277 people, 6.42%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (252 people, 5.84%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (878 people, 20.34%)
  • Lasix (751 people, 17.40%)
  • Neurontin (678 people, 15.71%)
  • Xanax (674 people, 15.61%)
  • Nexium (661 people, 15.31%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (1,369 people, 31.71%)
  • Pain (1,334 people, 30.90%)
  • Chest Pain (1,282 people, 29.70%)
  • Weakness (1,256 people, 29.09%)
  • Fatigue (1,246 people, 28.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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