Meloxicam vs Ambien - from FDA reports

This is a side effect comparison of Meloxicam and Ambien. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA, and is updated regularly.

How to use this study: bring a copy to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

On Mar, 13, 2019

180,680 people who take Meloxicam and Ambien are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Meloxicam vs Ambien drug comparison reports.

Drugs in this study:

  • Ambien (zolpidem tartrate)
  • Meloxicam (meloxicam)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common side effects:

  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  3. Drug Ineffective
  4. Anxiety
  5. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  6. Headache (pain in head)
  7. Diarrhoea
  8. Depression
  9. Fall
  10. Vomiting
  1. Drug Ineffective
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  4. Arthralgia (joint pain)
  5. Headache (pain in head)
  6. Diarrhoea
  7. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  8. Dizziness
  9. Pain In Extremity
  10. Fall

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

  1. Amnesia (deficit in memory caused by brain damage, disease, or psychological trauma)
  2. Anxiety
  3. Depression
  4. Somnambulism (sleep walking)
  5. Road Traffic Accident
  6. Fall
  7. Drug Ineffective
  8. Sleep Walking (walking during sleep)
  9. Abnormal Behaviour
  10. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  1. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  2. Chronic Kidney Disease
  3. Drug Ineffective
  4. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  5. Depression
  6. Pyrexia (fever)
  7. Anxiety
  8. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  9. Dizziness
  10. Back Pain

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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