Ambien and Suicide attempt - from FDA reports
Suicide attempt is found among people who take Ambien, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Xanax, and have Depression . We study 58,094 people who have side effects while taking Ambien from FDA. Among them, 800 have Suicide attempt. Find out below who they are, when they have Suicide attempt and more.
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Ambien has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Ambien 63,975 users)
Suicide attempt has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, suicide attempt, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 42,340 Suicide attempt patients).
On Feb, 22, 2017
58,094 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien.
Among them, 800 people (1.38%) have Suicide Attempt
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Ambien when people have Suicide Attempt *:
- < 1 month: 31.25 %
- 1 - 6 months: 9.38 %
- 6 - 12 months: 4.17 %
- 1 - 2 years: 13.54 %
- 2 - 5 years: 25.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 14.58 %
- 10+ years: 2.08 %
Gender of people who have Suicide Attempt when taking Ambien *:
- female: 58.73 %
- male: 41.27 %
Age of people who have Suicide Attempt when taking Ambien *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.16 %
- 10-19: 3.37 %
- 20-29: 8.81 %
- 30-39: 20.67 %
- 40-49: 39.26 %
- 50-59: 19.71 %
- 60+: 8.01 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (236 people, 29.50%)
- Insomnia (183 people, 22.88%)
- Stress And Anxiety (133 people, 16.62%)
- Bipolar Disorder (113 people, 14.12%)
- Pain (105 people, 13.12%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xanax (158 people, 19.75%)
- Seroquel (144 people, 18.00%)
- Klonopin (136 people, 17.00%)
- Zoloft (122 people, 15.25%)
- Cymbalta (122 people, 15.25%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Depression (298 people, 37.25%)
- Stress And Anxiety (228 people, 28.50%)
- Suicidal Ideation (184 people, 23.00%)
- Intentional Overdose (166 people, 20.75%)
- Insomnia (143 people, 17.88%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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