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Temazepam vs Ambien, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 67

This is personalized comparison of Temazepam vs Ambien for a male aged 67. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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On Jan, 24, 2014: 5,028 people are studied in Temazepam vs Ambien

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male63Insomnia

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Temazepam temazepamnot specified
Ambien zolpidem tartratenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 63 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
TemazepamAmbien
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Anxiety
AnxietyDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Pyrexia (fever)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Chest PainPain
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Asthenia (weakness)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Insomnia (sleeplessness)
Weight DecreasedNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
DiarrhoeaPyrexia (fever)
PainHypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Dizziness

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
TemazepamAmbien
Hyperhidrosis (abnormally increased sweating)Dizziness
Headache (pain in head)Depression
Insomnia (sleeplessness)Road Traffic Accident
Lethargy (tiredness)Erectile Dysfunction
Muscle TwitchingArthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints)
Hallucination (an experience involving the perception of something not present)Cardiac Disorder
Emotional DistressHypersensitivity
Bruxism (habitual grinding of the teeth, typically during sleep)Amnesia (deficit in memory caused by brain damage, disease, or psychological trauma)
ConstipationSleep Disorder
Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)Osteonecrosis (death of bone)

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
TemazepamAmbien
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Anxiety
AnxietyDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Pyrexia (fever)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Chest PainPain
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Asthenia (weakness)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Insomnia (sleeplessness)
Weight DecreasedNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
DiarrhoeaPyrexia (fever)
PainHypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Dizziness

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
TemazepamAmbien
Hallucination (an experience involving the perception of something not present)Dizziness
Emotional DistressErectile Dysfunction
Headache (pain in head)Depression
Hyperhidrosis (abnormally increased sweating)Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints)
Insomnia (sleeplessness)Hypersensitivity
Weight DecreasedRoad Traffic Accident
DepressionAmnesia (deficit in memory caused by brain damage, disease, or psychological trauma)
Attention Deficit/hyperactivity DisorderSleep Disorder
Asbestosis (chronic lung disease caused by scarring of lung tissue, which stems from prolonged exposure to asbestos)Cardiac Disorder
Urinary Incontinence (inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)

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