Ambien and Atrial flutter - from FDA reports


Summary

Atrial flutter is found among people who take Ambien, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Atrial flutter with Ambien. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 61,062 people who have side effects when taking Ambien from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 04, 2017

61,062 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien.
Among them, 1,124 people (1.84%) have Atrial Flutter


Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on Ambien when people have Atrial Flutter *:

  • < 1 month: 41.18 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 35.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.94 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.76 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 8.82 %

Gender of people who have Atrial Flutter when taking Ambien *:

  • female: 49.69 %
  • male: 50.31 %

Age of people who have Atrial Flutter when taking Ambien *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.1 %
  • 20-29: 1.67 %
  • 30-39: 3.65 %
  • 40-49: 4.91 %
  • 50-59: 16.49 %
  • 60+: 73.17 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (114 people, 10.14%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (99 people, 8.81%)
  • Insomnia (89 people, 7.92%)
  • Sleep Disorder (58 people, 5.16%)
  • High Blood Pressure (55 people, 4.89%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (376 people, 33.45%)
  • Coumadin (361 people, 32.12%)
  • Aspirin (334 people, 29.72%)
  • Digoxin (253 people, 22.51%)
  • Protonix (235 people, 20.91%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (367 people, 32.65%)
  • Pain (350 people, 31.14%)
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (330 people, 29.36%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (322 people, 28.65%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (318 people, 28.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Ambien

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