Ambien Side Effects

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  1. link Sharez
    ambien has cost me over $5,000 - dangerous!
    In the last five years, I've taken ambien or zolpidem during several periods of stress. took for several weeks each time. only this last time did I finally realize this drug is what caused severe heart palpitations and panic attacks, which i've mista - 84% more...
    Sharez- over a year ago - in Ambien
  2. link Westney
    Progressive numbness taking Ambien.
    I was 52 at the time I took ambien 2-4 times a week for about 6 months (insomnia). I started with numbness and tingling in hands and arms. It was bothersome enough to start a symptoms diary. It began progessing further up arms over a few months, unti - 59% more...
    Westney- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Ambien
  3. link Bill007123
    Pain and numbness in tounge
    I have been taking Ambien for a couple of years now and besides the common side affects talked about here, I have had pain and numbness on the right side of my tonge and throat. Seems to be fine in morning but always gets worse as the day progresses. - 43% more...
    Bill007123- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Ambien
  4. link Brigid123
    I have the exact same symptoms only on my left side of my tounge and eye and am also taking the generic. I feel fine in the A.M. and then my eye starts to feel cloudy and I develope small blisters on the back of the left side of my tounge. There must - 9% more...
    Brigid123- over a year ago
  5. link Jockgurl
    Ambien stomach ulcer, stomach cramps, living nightmare, acid reflux, bloatedness
    I am on so many things after breaking my back in an accident at work I am not sure what is going on with me and what is responsible for each side effect. I am a very fit 29 year old woman and sice the age of 19 I have been not an ounce over 120lbs. S - 86% more...
    Jockgurl- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Ambien
  6. link Jaysea69
    Reiki. Find a Reiki person in your area. And an experienced person that can help you build some muscles around you pain. :-)
    Jaysea69- over a year ago
  7. link Dangas10
    irregular heart beats
    everytime i start taking ambien after about 2 weeks i start getting irregular heart beats and the feeling that my heart will skip a beat,this has happened both times ive tried taking it and takes about a week or 2 to go away when i stop , this is onl - 31% more...
    Dangas10- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Ambien
  8. link Marce
    This is very normal, it happened to me and many other peoples. But it not will be forever it is probably for some months and some other wired things but you just need to breath and take with calm if is prescribed it will not kill you, but i recommend - 29% more...
    Marce- over a year ago
  9. link Gloriajean
    Ambien--Have you experienced these side effects?
    I have been taking Ambien for some time. I have been having a tightness in my throat as if I'm being strangled. This has been happening for the past 6 months. After many tests I have been diagnosed with a cyst and nodules in my thyroid and swelling o - 47% more...
    Gloriajean- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Ambien
  10. link Tlc23
    Wow. I cannot believe I am reading this. I have been taking Ambien for about 4 years now. Not every night..but maybe 3 to 4 times a week on the average. Sometimes 7 nights in a row. I have had my throat completely close so I could not breathe at all. - 56% more...
    Tlc23- over a year ago
  11. link Dlwelch
    Great Success With Ambien
    Because of chronic back pain and trouble falling asleep due to the discomfort, I began taking Ambien. I have been taking it now for almost 3 years and have had none of the side effects whatsoever. It's true, I cannot sleep without it, but primarily b - 50% more...
    Dlwelch- over a year ago - in Ambien
  12. link Justcallmebetty
    Ambien dirty dishes, phone conversations, dangerous events, religion class, liquor store
    Because of a couple tragedies that ocurred in my life, I was unable to sleep. Ambien was prescribed and with it, I woke up completely rested! BUT there were several dangerous events to share with you. I drove several times & have no recollection! - 79% more...
    Justcallmebetty- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Ambien
  13. link Ats
    I have been taking Ambien for about 2 years. I now have to take 10mg to sleep. I have tried to wean myself from this medication because of the side effects; huge emotional swings, depression, sleep eating, sleep sex with my husband, crying during the - 45% more...
    Ats- over a year ago
  14. link Maryannlintag
    Ambien sleep patterns, insomnia, medications, sleep, decent night
    I have been taking Ambien almost nightly for about the past month or so, and I must say, it's done me a lot of good. I have really bad insomnia and I am prone to panic attacks which also keep me up at night, so it's nice to have that sense of control - 20% more...
    Maryannlintag- over a year ago - 5 Replies - in Ambien
  15. link Gheekay
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    Gheekay- over a year ago
  16. link Barry41
    Ambien Zolpidem: Nasal, Throat, Rhinitis Allergy
    I have taken Ambien for 15 years and my med plan switched me to Zolpidem when it became generic. Three years ago I became ill with a severe sore throat, nasal congestion, mucous and swallowing troubles. It left me with thick mucus I could not clear, - 72% more...
    Barry41- over a year ago - in Ambien
  17. link Susanholtz13
    AMBIEN SIDE EFFECT
    HAVING TROUBLE WITH DRYNESS OF THE NASAL PASSAGES AND THROAT IS THIS A SIDE EFFECT?
    Susanholtz13- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Ambien
  18. link Barry41
    I have taken Ambien for 15 years and my med plan switched me to Zolpidem when it became generic. Three years ago I became ill with a severe sore throat, nasal congestion, mucous and swallowing troubles. It left me with thick mucus I could not clear, - 72% more...
    Barry41- over a year ago
  19. link Skully725
    Ambien lyrica, squats, sex drive, headaches, anxiety
    I think Ambien blows it works for squats ,lots of side effects, nasal problems, bad headaches afterwards, you got it, i wouldn't take this crap again for nothing,. I opt for my anxiety meds xxnax, and my lyrica, i sleep great now. My pain is much bet - 34% more...
    Skully725- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Ambien
  20. link Barry41
    Yes I have had terrible nasal dryness, rhinitis, thick mucus, hoarseness and swallowing problems. Stop Amdien/Zoldepim before treating with nasal meds. I feel better in three days after stopping.
    Barry41- over a year ago
  21. link Cody123
    ambien side effects
    I started taking ambien about 4 months ago. At first I noticed a tightness in my chest and a lump in my throat. I also experienced sinus drainage and a horrible taste in my mouth. I figured I must have some type of sinus problem so I went to an ENT, - 73% more...
    Cody123- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Ambien
  22. link Barry41
    I have taken Ambien for 15 years and my med plan switched me to Zolpedim when it became generic. Three years ago I became ill with a severe sore throat, nasal congestion, mucous and swallowing troubles. It left me with thick mucus I could not clear, - 72% more...
    Barry41- over a year ago
  23. link Ruby2zdy
    Ambien sleep apnea, rest of the night, wall to wall, sleep
    Sleep apnea. And if I had to get up to go to the bathroom during the night, I staggered and bounced from wall to wall as if I was drunk. Otherwise, it was miraculous to sleep so heavy after 17 yrs of only sleeping for 2 hrs, then being awake for an h - 27% more...
    Ruby2zdy- over a year ago - in Ambien
  24. link Lindaharris
    Addictive effects of Ambien
    can Ambien safely be taken by a person who was addicted to narcotics?
    Lindaharris- over a year ago - in Ambien
  25. link Bettylou
    Ambien last straw, sleep
    I tried Ambien several years ago, and it was no help to me. Except for the fact I would go to sleep for about an hour, and wake up, sometimes I would be in the kitchen and not know how I got there. But the last straw was when I walked in my sleep acr - 50% more...
    Bettylou- over a year ago - in Ambien
  26. link Terrifriend
    Ambien cereal box, lunesta, strange things, crumbs, amnesia
    My husband has severe amnesia on Ambien. He sleep-walks and sleep-eats and sometimes does strange things like pour milk into a cereal box and put it back in the cabinet. He does not remember getting up to eat but in the morning there is evidence like - 62% more...
    Terrifriend- over a year ago - in Ambien
  27. link Lzhao
    Ambien itchy eyes
    Itchy eyes
    Lzhao- over a year ago - in Ambien
  28. link Lzhao
    ItchY eyes
    Having very itchy eyes feels like poison ivy have checked it out with eye doctor allergies he says. Do you think it could be a reaction to ambient have been taking 6mill every nite for 2months ewi
    Lzhao- over a year ago - in Ambien
  29. link Frustrateduser
    Ambien mold allergies, mold allergy, ambien cr, dust mite, allergy problems
    I have been taking ambien cr for about 3 months. Not too long after beginning it for the second time, I started having a lot of problems. I took it last year for about 2 months and my only problems were having rebound insomnia. This time, I have had - 84% more...
    Frustrateduser- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Ambien
  30. link Lzhao
    I have been taking ambient every night for 2 months my eyes are very itch y feels like poison ivy of the eyes have gone to eke dr says it's allergies. All of a sudden? Could it be allergy to ambient I wonder
    Lzhao- over a year ago
  31. link Islamamita1722
    Ambien and aggressiveness
    I have a friend who claims that Ambien made him uncharacteristically aggressive and angry right before falling asleep. He does not clearly remember his behaviors the next day. Has anyone heard of this happening with others?
    Islamamita1722- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Ambien
  32. link Joey214
    I took Ambien several years ago. don't recall it causing any aggressiveness, but it was a terrible drug for me. I did a great deal of sleep eating to the point where I would get stuff out of the freezer, like frozen meat or chicken, and eat it. Would - 19% more...
    Joey214- over a year ago
  33. link Cowsmoo518
    Anxiety and Stomach pain?
    It has been about two years since I was completely off the pill, I started because of stomach pain/nausea/diarrhea/migraines from my PMS. For the first year or so I was taking a generic something-or-another I got from a local free clinic. It was work - 77% more...
    Cowsmoo518- over a year ago - in Ambien
  34. link Watermelon70
    AMBIEM AND STROKE
    HAS ANYONE HAD A STROKE IN THE NIGHT AFTER TAKING AMBIEM
    Watermelon70- over a year ago - in Ambien