Ambien and Anterograde amnesia - from FDA reports


Summary

Anterograde amnesia is reported only by a few people who take Ambien. We study 61,062 people who have side effects while taking Ambien from FDA. Among them, 3 have Anterograde amnesia. Find out below who they are, when they have Anterograde amnesia and more.

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On Apr, 26, 2017

61,062 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien.
Among them, 3 people (0.0%) have Anterograde Amnesia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ambien cause Anterograde amnesia?

Time on Ambien when people have Anterograde Amnesia *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 50 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 50 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Anterograde Amnesia when taking Ambien *:

  • female: 66.67 %
  • male: 33.33 %

Age of people who have Anterograde Amnesia when taking Ambien *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 100 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Insomnia (2 people, 66.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zoloft (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Xanax (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Lasix (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Effexor (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Coreg (1 person, 33.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Abnormal Behavior (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Sleep Walking (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Mental Status Changes (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Incoherent (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Abnormal Sleep-Related Event (1 person, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Ambien has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Ambien 67,038 users)

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Anterograde amnesia (loss of memory for events after an incident) has been reported by people with insomnia, depression, preventive health care, pain, sleep disorder (latest reports from 261 Anterograde amnesia patients).

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