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A study for a 56-year old man who takes Ambien Cr, Advil Pm

Summary: 47 male patients aged 56 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 56 year old male patient who has Insomnia. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

 

 

 

What are the drugs

Ambien cr has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from 3,166 Ambien cr users)

Advil pm has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride; ibuprofen. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from 227 Advil pm users)

What are the conditions

Insomnia (sleeplessness) can be treated by Ambien, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Lunesta, Zolpidem Tartrate, Ambien Cr, Melatonin. (latest reports from 143,724 Insomnia patients)

What is the symptom

Double vision (double vision) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, depression, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 12,295 Double vision patients)

On Dec, 27, 2014: 47 males aged 50 (±5) who take Ambien Cr, Advil Pm are studied

Ambien Cr, Advil Pm outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 50

Gender: male

Conditions: Insomnia

Drugs taking:
- Ambien Cr - 12.5MG (zolpidem tartrate): used for 2 - 5 years
- Advil Pm (diphenhydramine hydrochloride; ibuprofen): used for 2 - 5 years

Drug interactions have: most severe double vision

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports on eHealthMe
Double Vision (double vision)7 (14.89% of males aged 50 (±5) who take the drugs)

(as an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Symptom (click a symptom for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Double Vision in Insomnia5 (0.16% of males aged 50 (±5) who have Insomnia)

(as an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Side effect (click a side effect for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Double Vision in Ambien Cr3 (1.55% of males aged 50 (±5) who take Ambien cr)
Double Vision in Advil Pm1 (20.00% of males aged 50 (±5) who take Advil pm)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Ambien Cr is effectiven/an/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a
Advil Pm is effectiven/an/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Suicide AttemptTremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)n/an/aDouble Vision (double vision)n/an/aType 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Major Depression (a mood state that goes well beyond temporarily feeling sad or blue. it is a serious medical illness that affects one's thoughts, feelings)Photosensitivity ReactionArthralgia (joint pain)
Depression Suicidal (suicide depressive disorder)Eye Movement DisorderArthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints)
Acute Respiratory FailureMusculoskeletal Stiffness (stiffness of the body's muscles, joints, tendons, ligaments and nerves)Weight Decreased
Migraine (headache)Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)Pain
Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)Feeling ColdAsthenia (weakness)
Confusional StateFlank Pain (a distressing sensation experienced around the lower back and the upper abdomen)Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Infection
Headache (pain in head)Memory Impairment
Cold SweatCoronary Artery Disease (plaque building up along the inner walls of the arteries of the heart, which narrows the arteries and restricts blood flow to the heart)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

You can also:

You are not alone! Join a related mobile support group:
- support group for people who take Ambien Cr and have Double Vision
- support group for people who take Advil Pm and have Double Vision
- support group for people who have Double Vision and Insomnia
- support group for people who have Insomnia
- support group for people who have Double Vision
- support group for people who take Advil Pm
- support group for people who take Ambien Cr

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    Hi Everyone - I am desperate to talk to people who suffer like me. I have RLS and insomnia. I take Mirapex, Gabapenten, and have tried about 6 different kinds of sleeping pills and for the last 3 years I sleep about 3 to 4 hours a night. I can fall asleep but I cannot stay asleep. I am so sick of living like this. Nothing helps to keep me asleep. I go to bed at the same time every night (9) and around 1:00am, I wake up to go to the bathroom then the nightmare begins.... I cannot go back to sleep. I feel tired, depressed, alone and desperate for help. I have been to the Mayo Clinic twice and to numerous doctors and although they try, I can't get better. I exercise everyday for 1 - 1&1/2 hrs a day. I do not have any other health issues at all. This is a real big problem and a awful way to live. I just feel so alone and sad.
  • Support group for people who have Double Vision
    Not sure what this chat room is supposed to be about

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