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Valium vs Ambien, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 57

This is personalized comparison of Valium vs Ambien for a female aged 57. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Valium (latest outcomes from 21,812 users) has active ingredients of diazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

Ambien (latest outcomes from 46,715 users) has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 12,353 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)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
DepressionPain
FallAnxiety
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Depression
AnxietyFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
DizzinessHeadache (pain in head)
Headache (pain in head)Insomnia (sleeplessness)
PainDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
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 (deficit in memory caused by brain damage, disease, or psychological trauma)
DepressionFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development)Anxiety
Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)Depression
Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction)Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)Somnambulism (sleep walking)
VomitingAbnormal Sleep-related Event
Memory LossHeadache (pain in head)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
DiarrhoeaHypertension (high blood pressure)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Valium3.33%25.83%32.08%27.92%10.83%
Ambien2.15%13.96%33.44%32.36%18.10%

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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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