Good on Sanofi on how they dealt with that, and stuck it to her.
That said, what all these articles talking about Ambien keep omitting, is that Ambien will only have that “no filter” side-effect if it is “washed down” with copious amounts of hard liquor (or way too many are taken at the same time). It’s alcohol that triggers an ever increasing “no filter” effect, paired with amnesia of the incidents while under its influence.
The historical situations described all included Hard liquor consumption, and it would be helpful if that connection received more exposure.
Sleeping drug Ambien can cause a host of side effects. Roseanne Barr claims it contributed to her racist tweet that ultimately cancelled her hit ABC show.