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. This review analyzes which people have Suicide attempt with Ambien. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 62,274 people who have side effects when taking Ambien from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 23, 2017
62,274 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien.
Among them, 811 people (1.3%) have Suicide attempt
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Ambien when people have Suicide attempt *:
- < 1 month: 33.33 %
- 1 - 6 months: 9.09 %
- 6 - 12 months: 4.04 %
- 1 - 2 years: 13.13 %
- 2 - 5 years: 23.23 %
- 5 - 10 years: 15.15 %
- 10+ years: 2.02 %
Gender of people who have Suicide attempt when taking Ambien *:
- female: 58.54 %
- male: 41.46 %
Age of people who have Suicide attempt when taking Ambien *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.16 %
- 10-19: 3.32 %
- 20-29: 8.85 %
- 30-39: 20.38 %
- 40-49: 39.49 %
- 50-59: 19.91 %
- 60+: 7.9 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (240 people, 29.59%)
- Stress And Anxiety (134 people, 16.52%)
- Bipolar Disorder (114 people, 14.06%)
- Pain (105 people, 12.95%)
- Quit Smoking (81 people, 9.99%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xanax (161 people, 19.85%)
- Seroquel (147 people, 18.13%)
- Klonopin (137 people, 16.89%)
- Zoloft (123 people, 15.17%)
- Cymbalta (123 people, 15.17%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Depression (300 people, 36.99%)
- Stress And Anxiety (229 people, 28.24%)
- Suicidal Ideation (187 people, 23.06%)
- Intentional Overdose (166 people, 20.47%)
- Memory Loss (125 people, 15.41%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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