Ambien and Road traffic accident - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data

Summary:

We study 85,358 people who have side effects when taking Ambien. Road traffic accident is found, especially among people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Xanax and have Pain.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Ambien and have Road traffic accident. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You may use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 700+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.



On Oct, 31, 2023

85,358 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien.
Among them, 1,604 people (1.88%) have Road traffic accident.


What is Ambien?

Ambien has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is used in insomnia. Currently, eHealthMe is studying from 92,064 Ambien users.

What is Road traffic accident?

Road traffic accident is found to be associated with 2,177 drugs and 1,500 conditions by eHealthMe. Currently, we are studying 50,240 people who have Road traffic accident.

Number of Ambien and Road traffic accident reports submitted per year:

Could Ambien cause Road traffic accident?

Time on Ambien when people have Road traffic accident *:

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Gender of people who have Road traffic accident when taking Ambien*:

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Age of people who have Road traffic accident when taking Ambien *:

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Common drugs people take besides Ambien *:

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Common side effects people have besides Road traffic accident *:

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Common conditions people have *:

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Ambien and have Road traffic accident?

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How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.



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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on zolpidem tartrate (the active ingredients of Ambien) and Ambien (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 700+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).

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