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Review: could Ambien cause Anterograde amnesia?

We study 43,087 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 (latest outcomes from 46,695 users) has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia.

Anterograde amnesia

Anterograde amnesia (loss of memory for events after an incident) (latest reports from 583 patients) has been reported by people with insomnia, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, type 1 diabetes mellitus, temporal lobe epilepsy.

On Sep, 15, 2014: 43,071 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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  • Had an emergency appendectomy in February with complications.... have lived with joint, muscle pain most of my adult life. Constant stomach problems from a young wage. IBS, constipation, nausea, loss of appetite. Feel like I am basically a failure, unable to keep a permanent job. Marriage is on verge of divorce, my family thinks it's all in my head, and that I cause this or even like to be a I. That I do it for attention, or mainly bc I am not responsible. I do not like discussing with family bc I feel misunderstood & like a. Broken record. I want to participate in life , if I don't I am criticized , if I do I pay the price. With either "pain" or comments like " well you did this "
    I feel scared, alone , but mostly hurt all over, including heart ache!!
    It's very confusing and will definitely make you think you are crazy at times.
    Was told yesterday I had fibromyalgia & vasculitis . Going to have blood test tomorrow .

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    gracekellygirl on Aug, 29, 2014:

    I had those same symptoms and they discovered a parathyroid tumor. Check out the symptoms for that. I was told I had fibromyalgia for years and lived in pain. Now it is gone and I feel much better. A sestamibi parathyroid scan will tell you for sure even when the parathyroid blood test comes back normal. Usually with this you have a high blood calcium as well.

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