Who have Homicidal ideation with Lunesta - from FDA reports


Homicidal ideation is found among people who take Lunesta, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Synthroid, and have Depression. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 20,033 people who have side effects when taking Lunesta from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 16, 2019

20,033 people reported to have side effects when taking Lunesta.
Among them, 31 people (0.15%) have Homicidal ideation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lunesta cause Homicidal ideation?

Time on Lunesta when people have Homicidal ideation *:

  • < 1 month: 37.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 25.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Homicidal ideation when taking Lunesta *:

  • female: 64.52 %
  • male: 35.48 %

Age of people who have Homicidal ideation when taking Lunesta *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 26.92 %
  • 40-49: 50.0 %
  • 50-59: 19.23 %
  • 60+: 3.85 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Depression: 16 people, 51.61%
  2. Stress And Anxiety: 13 people, 41.94%
  3. Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body): 8 people, 25.81%
  4. Migraine (headache): 7 people, 22.58%
  5. High Blood Pressure: 7 people, 22.58%
  6. Quit Smoking: 6 people, 19.35%
  7. Pain: 6 people, 19.35%
  8. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 5 people, 16.13%
  9. Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures): 5 people, 16.13%
  10. High Blood Cholesterol: 2 people, 6.45%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Paxil: 8 people, 25.81%
  2. Cymbalta: 8 people, 25.81%
  3. Synthroid: 8 people, 25.81%
  4. Nexium: 6 people, 19.35%
  5. Aspirin: 6 people, 19.35%
  6. Xanax: 6 people, 19.35%
  7. Chantix: 6 people, 19.35%
  8. Phenergan: 5 people, 16.13%
  9. Prednisone: 5 people, 16.13%
  10. Maxzide: 5 people, 16.13%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Suicidal Ideation: 21 people, 67.74%
  2. Mental Disorder (a psychological term for a mental or behavioural pattern or anomaly that causes distress or disability): 7 people, 22.58%
  3. Depression: 7 people, 22.58%
  4. Thinking Abnormal: 7 people, 22.58%
  5. Aggression: 6 people, 19.35%
  6. Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body): 5 people, 16.13%
  7. Memory Loss: 5 people, 16.13%
  8. Major Depression (a mood state that goes well beyond temporarily feeling sad or blue. it is a serious medical illness that affects one's thoughts, feelings): 5 people, 16.13%
  9. Loss Of Consciousness: 5 people, 16.13%
  10. Psychotic Disorder: 5 people, 16.13%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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