Ambien vs Lyrica

Ambien
(Rx)
Lyrica
(Rx)
Ambien is a sleep medication.
Lyrica is a nervous system medication and an epilepsy medication.
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
1.8
Concern level
1.9
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
3.9
Concern level
1.8
Approval Date
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December 16, 1992
December 30, 2004
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
215,423 Discussions
178,447 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
Ambien is prescribed for Insomnia and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. In addition, our data suggest that some patients take it for Anxiety, although this is not an approved use.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Fibromyalgia
#2 for Nerve Pain
#3 for Depression
#4 for Anxiety
#5 for Neuropathy
#7 for Numbness
#8 for Seizures
#9 for Chronic Pain
#10 for Migraines
#11 for Spasms
#12 for Tingling
#13 for Leg Pain
#14 for RLS
#15 for Sciatica
#16 for Shingles
Lyrica is prescribed for Fibromyalgia, Nerve Pain, Neuropathy and Numbness and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. Our data suggest that some patients take it for Depression, Withdrawal Symptoms and Anxiety, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Amb
Hallucinations
3
Headaches
3
Grogginess
3
Drowsiness
3
Sleep Walking
3
Hangover
3
Nausea
2
Weight Gain
2
Nightmares
2
Dizziness
2
Lyr
Dizziness
5
Nausea
3
Weight Loss
3
Drowsiness
3
Blurred Vision
1
Euphoria
1
Rash
1
Dry Mouth
1
Bloating
1
Suicidal behavior
1
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Hallucinations
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Headaches
Amb
Lyr
3
0
Grogginess
Amb
Lyr
3
0
Drowsiness
Amb
Lyr
3
3
Sleep Walking
Amb
Lyr
3
0
Hangover
Amb
Lyr
3
0
Nausea
Amb
Lyr
2
3
Weight Gain
Amb
Lyr
2
0
Nightmares
Amb
Lyr
2
0
Dizziness
Amb
Lyr
2
5
Dizziness
Lyr
Amb
5
2
Nausea
Lyr
Amb
3
2
Weight Loss
Lyr
Amb
3
0
Drowsiness
Lyr
Amb
3
3
Blurred Vision
Lyr
Amb
1
0
Euphoria
Lyr
Amb
1
0
Rash
Lyr
Amb
1
0
Dry Mouth
Lyr
Amb
1
0
Bloating
Lyr
Amb
1
0
Suicidal behavior
Lyr
Amb
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Ambien during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Ambien and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Lyrica and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 5 mg, 10 mg
Capsule: 25 mg, 50 mg, 75 mg, 100 mg, 150 mg, 200 mg, 225 mg, 300 mg
Solution: 20 mg/mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Zolpidem Tartrate
Pregabalin
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Ambien and Lyrica: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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