What are the possible side effects of Ambien (Zolpidem)?
Zolpidem may cause a severe allergic reaction. Stop taking zolpidem and get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Stop using zolpidem and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects: depressed mood, thoughts of hurting yourself unusual thoughts, risk-taking behavior, decreased inhibitions, no fear of danger anxiety, aggression, feeling restless or agitated hallucinations, confusion, changes in personality Less serious side effects may include: daytime drowsiness, dizziness, weakness, feeling “drugged” or light-headed lack of coordination amnesia, forgetfulness vivid or abnormal dreams nausea, constipation stuffy nose, sore throat headache, muscle pain; or blurred vision This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.