Review: could Ambien cause Anterograde amnesia?
Summary: Anterograde amnesia is reported only by a few people who take Ambien.
We study 43,157 people who have side effects while taking Ambien from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Anterograde amnesia. Find out below who they are, when they have Anterograde amnesia and more.
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Ambien has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from 46,768 Ambien users)
Anterograde amnesia (loss of memory for events after an incident) has been reported by people with insomnia, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, type 1 diabetes mellitus, sleep disorder. (latest reports from 150 Anterograde amnesia patients)
On Mar, 3, 2015: 43,150 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien. Among them, 3 people (0.01%) have Anterograde Amnesia.
Time on Ambien when people have Anterograde amnesia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Anterograde amnesia||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Anterograde amnesia when taking Ambien * :
|Anterograde amnesia||66.67%||33.33% |
Age of people who have Anterograde amnesia when taking Ambien * :
|Anterograde amnesia||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Anterograde amnesia when taking Ambien ** :
How people recovered from Anterograde amnesia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Insomnia (2 people, 66.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ambien cr (1 people, 33.33%)
- Effexor (1 people, 33.33%)
- Coreg (1 people, 33.33%)
- Xanax (1 people, 33.33%)
- Lasix (1 people, 33.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Ambien for a 73-year old woman with Initial Insomnia. The patient has Breast Discharge
- A study of side effects of Ambien for a 82-year old man with Melanin. The patient has Insomnia (sleeplessness)
- A study of drug interactions between Advil, Ambien, Ponstel, Yasmin, Clonazepam, Adderall for a 28-year old woman with Inflammation, Insomnia, Menstrual Cramp Relief, Birth Control, Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Add. The patient has Fatigue, Onycholysis
- A study of side effects of Ambien for a 32-year old woman with Insomnia. The patient has Swollen Tongue (swelling of tongue)
- A study of side effects of Zolpidem for a 58-year old woman with Insomnia. The patient has Dizziness
Recent Ambien related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Restoril, Ambien for a 69-year old woman who has Chronic Insomnia
- Comparions of Ambien, Welchol for a 90-year old woman who has Sleeplessness
- Comparions of Valerian, Ambien for a 38-year old man who has Insomnia
- Comparions of Azathioprine, Zolpidem for a 82-year old woman who has Insomnia, Auto Immune Disease, Neuropathy, Spinal Stenosis, High Blood Pressure
- Comparions of Prednisone, Omeprazole, Linzess, Ambien for a 22-year old woman who has Migraine
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