Saturday, May 21, 2011


You should know that some people who took Ambien got out of bed and drove their cars, prepared and ate food, had sex, made phone calls, or were involved in other activities while partially asleep. After they woke up, these people were usually unable to remember what they had done. Call your doctor right away if you find out that you have been driving or doing anything else unusual while you were sleeping.

What side effects can this medication cause?

  • drowsiness
  • weakness
  • headache
  • dizziness
  • 'drugged feeling'
  • unsteady walking
  • difficulty keeping balance
  • constipation
  • diarrhea
  • gas
  • heartburn
  • stomach pain or tenderness
  • changes in appetite
  • uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
  • burning or tingling in the hands, arms, feet, or legs
  • unusual dreams
  • dry mouth or throat
  • ringing, pain, or itching in the ears
  • eye redness
  • muscle aches or cramps
  • joint, back, or neck pain
  • heavy menstrual bleeding

Some side effects can be serious. If you experience any of the following symptoms, call your doctor immediately:
  • rash
  • hives
  • itching
  • swelling of the eyes, face, lips, tongue, or throat
  • feeling that the throat is closing
  • difficulty breathing or swallowing
  • hoarseness
  • shortness of breath
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • pounding heartbeat
  • chest pain
  • blurred vision or other vision problems

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