Review: could Ambien cause Sleepiness - During The Day?


Summary

Sleepiness - during the day 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 Xanax, and have Insomnia . We study 46,436 people who have side effects while taking Ambien from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,387 have Sleepiness - during the day. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleepiness - during the day and more.

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Ambien

Ambien has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Ambien 52,802 users)

Sleepiness - During The Day

Sleepiness - during the day (excess sleeping during day time) has been reported by people with muscle aches, heart rate increased, hypotension, drowsiness, diarrhea (latest reports from 82,377 Sleepiness - during the day patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

46,436 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien.
Among them, 1,387 people (2.99%) have Sleepiness - During The Day


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ambien cause Sleepiness - during the day?

Time on Ambien when people have Sleepiness - During The Day *:

  • < 1 month: 42.76 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.82 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.47 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.84 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.21 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.92 %
  • 10+ years: 1.97 %

Gender of people who have Sleepiness - During The Day when taking Ambien *:

  • female: 59.42 %
  • male: 40.58 %

Age of people who have Sleepiness - During The Day when taking Ambien *:

  • 0-1: 0.09 %
  • 2-9: 0.27 %
  • 10-19: 1.37 %
  • 20-29: 4.95 %
  • 30-39: 10.72 %
  • 40-49: 23.28 %
  • 50-59: 28.41 %
  • 60+: 30.89 %

Severity if Sleepiness - During The Day when taking Ambien **:

  • least: 3.57 %
  • moderate: 50.0 %
  • severe: 28.57 %
  • most severe: 17.86 %

How people recovered from Sleepiness - During The Day **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Insomnia (318 people)
  • Pain (230 people)
  • Depression (180 people)
  • Sleep Disorder (132 people)
  • Anxiety (118 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (251 people)
  • Oxycontin (178 people)
  • Ativan (175 people)
  • Neurontin (163 people)
  • Lipitor (146 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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