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Ambien (Zolpidem) - Death - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Death (46)

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Ambien (Zolpidem) death. The selected reports were submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year.

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Possible Ambien side effects in female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-22

Patient: female, weighing 66.0 kg (145.2 pounds)

Reactions: Confusional State, Blood Bilirubin Increased, Pulmonary Embolism, Failure To Thrive, Rash Pruritic, Hypokalaemia, Fatigue, Hypomagnesaemia, Oedema Peripheral, Hypocalcaemia, Pneumopericardium, Decreased Appetite, Metabolic Acidosis, Nausea, Hypotension, Rash Papular, Hyperglycaemia, Blood Lactic Acid Increased, Respiratory Failure, Insomnia

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ambien
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Insomnia

Erlotinib Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 150 mg, uid/qd
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    Start date: 2012-06-07
    End date: 2012-07-12

Erlotinib Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 150 mg, uid/qd
    Administration route: Oral
    End date: 2012-08-01

Mk2206
    Dosage: 135 mg, weekly
    Administration route: Oral
    End date: 2012-06-26

Mk2206
    Dosage: 135 mg, weekly
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    Start date: 2012-06-07
    End date: 2012-07-12

Other drugs received by patient: Fluticasone Propionate / Salmeterol; Cymbalta; Oxycodone HCL; Oxycontin; Spiriva; Prevacid; Magnesium



Possible Ambien side effects in 72 year old female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-21

Patient: 72 year old female, weighing 66.0 kg (145.2 pounds)

Reactions: Confusional State, Blood Bilirubin Increased, Atelectasis, Blood Albumin Decreased, Pulmonary Embolism, Failure To Thrive, Hypokalaemia, Rash Pruritic, Fatigue, Glycosylated Haemoglobin Increased, Hypomagnesaemia, Chest Pain, Oedema Peripheral, Hypocalcaemia, Pleural Effusion, Pneumopericardium, Decreased Appetite, Dyspnoea, Metabolic Acidosis, Blood Chloride Decreased, Nausea, Hypotension, Hyperglycaemia, Blood Lactic Acid Increased, Heart Rate Decreased, Respiratory Failure, Carbon Dioxide Decreased, Rash Maculo-Papular

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ambien
    Indication: Insomnia

Antineoplastic Agents
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    Start date: 2012-06-07
    End date: 2012-07-12

Antineoplastic Agents
    Administration route: Oral
    End date: 2012-07-26

Tarceva
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    Start date: 2012-06-07
    End date: 2012-07-12

Tarceva
    Administration route: Oral
    End date: 2012-08-01

Other drugs received by patient: Magnesium; Spiriva; Prevacid; Cymbalta; Oxycodone HCL; Oxycontin; Advair



Possible Ambien side effects in female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-08

Patient: female, weighing 66.0 kg (145.2 pounds)

Reactions: Confusional State, Blood Bilirubin Increased, Pulmonary Embolism, Failure To Thrive, Rash Pruritic, Hypokalaemia, Fatigue, Hypomagnesaemia, Oedema Peripheral, Hypocalcaemia, Decreased Appetite, Pneumopericardium, Metabolic Acidosis, Nausea, Hypotension, Rash Papular, Hyperglycaemia, Blood Lactic Acid Increased, Respiratory Failure, Insomnia

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ambien
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Insomnia

Erlotinib Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 150 mg, uid/qd
    Administration route: Oral
    End date: 2012-08-01

Erlotinib Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 150 mg, uid/qd
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    Start date: 2012-06-07
    End date: 2012-07-12

Mk2206
    Dosage: 135 mg, weekly
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    Start date: 2012-06-07
    End date: 2012-07-12

Mk2206
    Dosage: 135 mg, weekly
    Administration route: Oral
    End date: 2012-06-26

Other drugs received by patient: Fluticasone Propionate; Oxycontin; Prevacid; Magnesium; Oxycodone HCL; Cymbalta; Spiriva



Possible Ambien side effects in 56 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-07

Patient: 56 year old male, weighing 76.0 kg (167.2 pounds)

Reactions: Agitation, Anxiety, Completed Suicide, Insomnia, Stress, Verbal Abuse

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ambien
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2010-03-04

Ambien
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2006-04-02

Other drugs received by patient: Lexapro; Xanax; Aspirin; Vitamin TAB; Ibuprofen



Possible Ambien side effects in 39 year old male

Reported by a lawyer from United States on 2012-08-06

Patient: 39 year old male

Reactions: Disturbance in Attention, GUN Shot Wound, Somnambulism

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ambien



Possible Ambien side effects in 56 year old male

Reported by a lawyer from United States on 2012-08-03

Patient: 56 year old male

Reactions: Death

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ambien



Possible Ambien side effects in 58 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-07-26

Patient: 58 year old female

Reactions: Death

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ambien
    Administration route: Oral

Morphine Sulfate

Percocet
    Dosage: 325/10mg tablets



Possible Ambien side effects in female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-07-19

Patient: female

Reactions: Death, Loss of Consciousness

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ambien
    Dosage: 5 mg, prn
    Administration route: Oral

Morphine Sulfate (Kadian)
    Dosage: 30 mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral

Percocet
    Dosage: 1 df, 3x/day
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Ambien side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-13

Patient: female

Reactions: Death, Loss of Consciousness

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ambien
    Dosage: 5 mg, prn
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Morphine Sulfate
    Dosage: 30 mg, bid
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Percocet
    Dosage: 1 tablet, tid
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication



Possible Ambien side effects in 40 year old female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-07-05

Patient: 40 year old female

Reactions: Drug Interaction

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alcohol
    Dosage: unknown
    Indication: Alcohol Abuse

Ambien
    Dosage: unknown
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Percocet
    Dosage: unknown
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication



Possible Ambien side effects in 50 year old female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-07-03

Patient: 50 year old female

Reactions: Death

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ambien

Other drugs received by patient: Percocet



Possible Ambien side effects in 49 month old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-02

Patient: 49 month old male, weighing 86.2 kg (189.6 pounds)

Reactions: Insomnia, Completed Suicide, Lethargy

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ambien
    Start date: 2012-02-09
    End date: 2012-02-16

Paxil
    Start date: 2012-02-09
    End date: 2012-02-16



Possible Ambien side effects in 82 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-06-27

Patient: 82 year old male, weighing 72.6 kg (159.7 pounds)

Reactions: Brain Stem Syndrome, Vomiting, Cardio-Respiratory Arrest, Pain, Cardiac Failure Congestive, Loss of Consciousness

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Albuterol
    End date: 2011-04-01

Ambien
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Sleep Disorder
    Start date: 2011-04-23
    End date: 2011-04-23



Possible Ambien side effects in 50 year old female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-06-27

Patient: 50 year old female

Reactions: Death

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ambien

Oxycontin

Other drugs received by patient: Percocet



Possible Ambien side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-06-12

Patient: male

Reactions: Anxiety, Completed Suicide, Insomnia

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ambien



Possible Ambien side effects in 40 year old female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-05-31

Patient: 40 year old female

Reactions: Drug Interaction

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alcohol
    Dosage: unknown
    Indication: Alcohol Abuse

Ambien
    Dosage: unknown
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Oxycontin
    Dosage: unknown
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Percocet
    Dosage: unknown
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication



Possible Ambien side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-05-31

Patient: male, weighing 90.7 kg (199.6 pounds)

Reactions: Completed Suicide, Insomnia, Asphyxia

Adverse event resulted in: death, life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ambien



Possible Ambien side effects in 50 year old female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-05-29

Patient: 50 year old female

Reactions: Death

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ambien

Oxycontin

Other drugs received by patient: Percocet



Possible Ambien side effects in 26 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-05-04

Patient: 26 year old male, weighing 90.7 kg (199.6 pounds)

Reactions: Mental Disorder, GUN Shot Wound, Intentional Self-Injury

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ambien



Possible Ambien side effects in 56 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-04-24

Patient: 56 year old male

Reactions: Agitation, Anxiety, Insomnia, Completed Suicide, Stress, Verbal Abuse

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ambien



Possible Ambien side effects in 56 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-04-13

Patient: 56 year old male

Reactions: Suicide Attempt, GUN Shot Wound

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ambien



Possible Ambien side effects in female

Reported by a lawyer from United States on 2012-04-06

Patient: female

Reactions: Overdose, Completed Suicide, Suicide Attempt

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ambien
    Start date: 2008-08-12
    End date: 2009-01-01

Ambien
    Start date: 2009-06-08
    End date: 2010-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Abilify; Dalmane; Prozac



Possible Ambien side effects in male

Reported by a lawyer from United States on 2012-04-02

Patient: male

Reactions: Death

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ambien



Possible Ambien side effects in 82 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-03-29

Patient: 82 year old male, weighing 72.6 kg (159.7 pounds)

Reactions: Brain Stem Syndrome, Cardio-Respiratory Arrest, Vomiting, Pain, Cardiac Failure Congestive, Loss of Consciousness

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Albuterol
    End date: 2011-04-01

Ambien
    Indication: Sleep Disorder
    Start date: 2011-04-23
    End date: 2011-04-23



Possible Ambien side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-03-26

Patient: male

Reactions: Completed Suicide

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ambien



Possible Ambien side effects in 28 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-03-26

Patient: 28 year old male

Reactions: Drug Interaction, Respiratory Depression, Toxicity To Various Agents, Arrhythmia, Suicidal Ideation, Anxiety, Spleen Congestion, Pulmonary Congestion, Hepatic Congestion, Pulmonary Oedema, Pleural Effusion, Unevaluable Event, Somnambulism, Depression, Drug Dependence, Accidental Exposure

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Acetaminophen

Ambien
    Administration route: Oral

Cyclobenzaprine HCL

Hydrocodone

Morphine SUL TAB

Other drugs received by patient: Mometasone Furoate



Possible Ambien side effects in 82 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-03-22

Patient: 82 year old male, weighing 72.6 kg (159.7 pounds)

Reactions: Brain Stem Syndrome, Cardio-Respiratory Arrest, Vomiting, Pain, Cardiac Failure Congestive, Loss of Consciousness

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Albuterol
    End date: 2011-04-01

Ambien
    Indication: Sleep Disorder
    Start date: 2011-04-23
    End date: 2011-04-23



Possible Ambien side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-03-20

Patient: male

Reactions: Completed Suicide

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ambien



Possible Ambien side effects in 42 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-03-20

Patient: 42 year old male

Reactions: Completed Suicide, Somnambulism

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ambien



Possible Ambien side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-03-14

Patient: male

Reactions: Death, Peripheral Coldness, Limb Discomfort, Skin Discolouration, Diarrhoea, Ecchymosis, Dizziness, Unevaluable Event, Somnolence, Feeling Cold

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ambien

Zolpidem Tartrate



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