Review: could Ambien cause Suicide attempt?
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. We study 43,167 people who have side effects while taking Ambien from FDA and social media. Among them, 708 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 46,788 Ambien users)
Suicide attempt has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, stress and anxiety, pain, bipolar disorder. (latest reports from 32,157 Suicide attempt patients)
On Apr, 27, 2015: 43,167 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien. Among them, 708 people (1.64%) have Suicide Attempt.
Time on Ambien when people have Suicide attempt * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Suicide attempt||27.66%||12.77%||5.32%||17.02%||23.40%||11.70%||2.13% |
Gender of people who have Suicide attempt when taking Ambien * :
|Suicide attempt||61.00%||39.00% |
Age of people who have Suicide attempt when taking Ambien * :
|Suicide attempt||0.00%||0.16%||3.41%||9.59%||18.37%||43.41%||17.56%||7.48% |
Severity of Suicide attempt when taking Ambien ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Suicide attempt||0.00%||25.00%||75.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Suicide attempt ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Suicide attempt||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (224 people, 31.64%)
- Insomnia (200 people, 28.25%)
- Anxiety (152 people, 21.47%)
- Pain (123 people, 17.37%)
- Bipolar disorder (118 people, 16.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Xanax (160 people, 22.60%)
- Klonopin (154 people, 21.75%)
- Seroquel (150 people, 21.19%)
- Cymbalta (132 people, 18.64%)
- Zoloft (131 people, 18.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Janice brown on Jan, 8, 2013:
I have been taking 80mg propanolol and 40mg omeprazole every day now for 6 months for a sliding hernia, I also suffer from slight irritable bowel syndrome and find that I am now suffering from bouts of painful diarrhea and some times have blood in my stools, I was just wanting to know if there was a safe suppliments I could take that would counteract this diarrhea? I also suffer from very swollen ankles I am 42 years old and female 175 lbs and 1.59 m tall
Karma on Jan, 31, 2013:
Try going gluten free and / or read as much information on the gluten free diet as possible. You have listed some of the main symptoms of someone who is gluten intolerant.
J. on Mar, 5, 2013:
Are you serious? Thats the best you got? Obviously you don't have a clue of the pain that drives one to being so depressed that you want to end it all. And you offer a gluten free diet? Get a clue.
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