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 55,431 people who have side effects while taking Ambien from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,596 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 62,490 users)

Sleepiness - During The Day

Sleepiness - during the day (excess sleeping during day time) has been reported by people with weight decreased, drowsiness, insomnia, memory loss, fatigue (latest reports from 110,184 Sleepiness - during the day patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

55,431 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien.
Among them, 1,596 people (2.88%) 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: 42.14 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.84 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.21 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.95 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.43 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.92 %
  • 10+ years: 2.52 %

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

  • female: 59.92 %
  • male: 40.08 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.08 %
  • 2-9: 0.25 %
  • 10-19: 1.47 %
  • 20-29: 4.74 %
  • 30-39: 10.7 %
  • 40-49: 22.39 %
  • 50-59: 27.86 %
  • 60+: 32.52 %

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 (367 people, 22.99%)
  • Pain (250 people, 15.66%)
  • Depression (195 people, 12.22%)
  • Sleep Disorder (160 people, 10.03%)
  • Anxiety (141 people, 8.83%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (265 people, 16.60%)
  • Oxycontin (185 people, 11.59%)
  • Ativan (185 people, 11.59%)
  • Neurontin (176 people, 11.03%)
  • Lyrica (165 people, 10.34%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (406 people, 25.44%)
  • Anxiety (321 people, 20.11%)
  • Depression (314 people, 19.67%)
  • Insomnia (306 people, 19.17%)
  • Pain (299 people, 18.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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