Ambien and Suicide attempt - from FDA reports


Summary

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. This review analyzes which people have Suicide attempt with Ambien. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 61,062 people who have side effects when taking Ambien from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 25, 2017

61,062 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien.
Among them, 806 people (1.32%) have Suicide Attempt


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ambien cause Suicide attempt?

Time on Ambien when people have Suicide Attempt *:

  • < 1 month: 30.21 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.42 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.12 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.54 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 15.62 %
  • 10+ years: 2.08 %

Gender of people who have Suicide Attempt when taking Ambien *:

  • female: 58.53 %
  • male: 41.47 %

Age of people who have Suicide Attempt when taking Ambien *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.16 %
  • 10-19: 3.34 %
  • 20-29: 8.76 %
  • 30-39: 20.54 %
  • 40-49: 39.17 %
  • 50-59: 20.06 %
  • 60+: 7.96 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (237 people, 29.40%)
  • Insomnia (183 people, 22.70%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (133 people, 16.50%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (114 people, 14.14%)
  • Pain (105 people, 13.03%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (161 people, 19.98%)
  • Seroquel (146 people, 18.11%)
  • Klonopin (137 people, 17.00%)
  • Zoloft (123 people, 15.26%)
  • Cymbalta (122 people, 15.14%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Depression (299 people, 37.10%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (229 people, 28.41%)
  • Suicidal Ideation (185 people, 22.95%)
  • Intentional Overdose (166 people, 20.60%)
  • Insomnia (144 people, 17.87%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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