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Ambien CR

Side Effects

List Ambien CR side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with Ambien CR:

Common side effects of Ambien CR:

  • HiccupsLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of Ambien CR:

  • ConfusedSevere
  • DepressionSevere
  • Abnormal DreamsLess Severe
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • DizzyLess Severe
  • Double VisionLess Severe
  • DrowsinessLess Severe
  • Dry MouthLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Feeling WeakLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
  • IndigestionLess Severe
  • Joint PainLess Severe
  • Loss of MemoryLess Severe
  • Muscle PainLess Severe
  • Not Feeling WellLess Severe
  • Problems with EyesightLess Severe
  • Sensation of Spinning or WhirlingLess Severe
  • SluggishnessLess Severe
  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Urinary Tract InfectionLess Severe

Rare side effects of Ambien CR:

  • Abnormally Low Blood PressureSevere
  • FallingSevere
  • Giant HivesSevere
  • HallucinationSevere
  • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
  • Lower Respiratory Tract InfectionSevere
  • Lung Failure causing Loss of BreathSevere
  • RashSevere
  • Reaction due to an AllergySevere
  • UnwarenessSevere
  • Acute Infection of the Nose, Throat or SinusLess Severe
  • Aggressive BehaviorLess Severe
  • AnxiousLess Severe
  • Cannot Focus ThoughtsLess Severe
  • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
  • Easily Angered or AnnoyedLess Severe
  • Extreme Sense of Well BeingLess Severe
  • Feeling RestlessLess Severe
  • HangoverLess Severe
  • Heart Throbbing or PoundingLess Severe
  • Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
  • Loss of One's Own Sense of Reality or IdentityLess Severe
  • Low EnergyLess Severe
  • NervousLess Severe
  • Perform Complex Natural behaviors while AsleepLess Severe
  • Taking Habit Forming DrugsLess Severe
  • UncoordinatedLess Severe

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