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Review: could Ambien cause Anterograde amnesia?

Summary: Anterograde amnesia is reported only by a few people who take Ambien.

We study 43,150 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

Ambien has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from 46,757 Ambien users)

Anterograde amnesia

Anterograde amnesia (loss of memory for events after an incident) has been reported by people with insomnia, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, type 1 diabetes mellitus, pain. (latest reports from 150 Anterograde amnesia patients)

On Jan, 31, 2015: 43,135 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien. Among them, 3 people (0.01%) have Anterograde Amnesia.

Trend of Anterograde amnesia in Ambien reports

Time on Ambien when people have Anterograde amnesia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Anterograde amnesia0.00%0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Anterograde amnesia66.67%33.33%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Anterograde amnesia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Anterograde amnesia when taking Ambien ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Anterograde amnesia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Insomnia (2 people, 66.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ambien cr (1 people, 33.33%)
  2. Effexor (1 people, 33.33%)
  3. Coreg (1 people, 33.33%)
  4. Xanax (1 people, 33.33%)
  5. Lasix (1 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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