Review: could Ambien cause Sleepiness - during the day (Drowsiness)?
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 43,115 people who have side effects while taking Ambien from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,324 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 has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from 46,746 Ambien users)
Sleepiness - during the day
Sleepiness - during the day (excess sleeping during day time) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 69,852 Sleepiness - during the day patients)
On Jan, 3, 2015: 43,115 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien. Among them, 1,324 people (3.07%) have Sleepiness - During The Day.
Time on Ambien when people have Sleepiness - during the day * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Sleepiness - during the day||43.09%||17.55%||12.23%||9.57%||10.11%||6.38%||1.06% |
Gender of people who have Sleepiness - during the day when taking Ambien * :
|Sleepiness - during the day||58.58%||41.42% |
Age of people who have Sleepiness - during the day when taking Ambien * :
|Sleepiness - during the day||0.00%||0.17%||1.19%||4.59%||11.14%||23.72%||26.62%||32.57% |
Severity of Sleepiness - during the day when taking Ambien ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Sleepiness - during the day||7.69%||51.28%||28.21%||12.82% |
How people recovered from Sleepiness - during the day ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Sleepiness - during the day||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Insomnia (352 people, 26.59%)
- Pain (244 people, 18.43%)
- Depression (201 people, 15.18%)
- Sleep disorder (137 people, 10.35%)
- Anxiety (113 people, 8.53%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Xanax (280 people, 21.15%)
- Oxycontin (203 people, 15.33%)
- Ativan (171 people, 12.92%)
- Aspirin (170 people, 12.84%)
- Lipitor (169 people, 12.76%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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