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Side effects of Ambien

All drugs may lead to negative effects, but many patients get no, or minor, negative effects. Check with your doctor if any of such most widespread unwanted effects persist or turn annoying while taking Ambien:

  • diarrhea; 
  • faintness;
  • tiredness (including daytime tiredness);
  • “drugged” feeling; 
  • thirsty mouth; 
  • headache; 
  • sickness; 
  • nose or throat irritation; 
  • sluggishness; 
  • stomach trouble;
  • powerlessness. 

Seek healthcare attention straight away if any of the following severe uncomfortable side effects happen while taking Ambien: 

  • severe hypersensitive reactions (rash; hives; itching; trouble respiration; tightness in the chest; swelling of the hands, legs, mouth, face, lips, eyes, throat, or tongue; throat closing; unusual hoarseness); 
  • anomal thinking; 
  • manners alterations; 
  • chest pain; 
  • bewilderment; 
  • reduced coordination; 
  • difficulty swallowing or respiration; 
  • fainting; 
  • quick or unbalanced heartbeat; 
  • hallucinations; 
  • memory problems (eg, memory loss); 
  • psychological or humor changes (eg, violent behavior, agitation, anxiety); 
  • new or worsening depressive disorder; 
  • severe lightheadedness; 
  • lack of breath; 
  • suicidal ideas or behavior; 
  • eyesight changes. 

This is not a accomplished listing of all negative effects that can take place. If you have questions about negative effects, call your health care professional. Address your general practitioner for health information about negative effects.