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Valium vs Ambien for a female patient aged 58

Summary: 12,390 female patients aged 58 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Valium vs Ambien for a female aged 58. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Valium (latest outcomes from 21,840 users) has active ingredients of diazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

Ambien (latest outcomes from 46,780 users) has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia.

On Mar, 26, 2015: 12,390 female patients aged 53 who take the same drugs are studied in Valium vs Ambien

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female53Nausea

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Valium diazepamRoche
Ambien zolpidem tartrateSanofi Aventis Us

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 53 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Valium (Roche)Ambien (Sanofi Aventis Us)
Antivert

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Valium (Roche)Ambien (Sanofi Aventis Us)
NauseaNausea
DepressionPain
FallAnxiety
FatigueDepression
AnxietyFatigue
DizzinessHeadache
PainInsomnia
HeadacheDyspnoea
Drug IneffectiveDrug Ineffective
Weight DecreasedVomiting

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Valium (Roche)Ambien (Sanofi Aventis Us)
AnxietyAmnesia
DepressionFatigue
HypothyroidismTremor
Slurred SpeechSomnambulism
AgitationDepression
Muscle SpasmsAbnormal Sleep-related Event
TremorAnxiety
NauseaHeadache
VomitingHypertension
Memory LossAnaemia

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Valium3.62%26.70%34.39%24.43%10.86%
Ambien2.26%14.76%32.29%32.81%17.88%

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Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Valium (diazepam) is often used to treat stress and anxiety. Ambien (zolpidem tartrate) is often used to treat insomnia. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Recent related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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