Related topic: Ambien, Atrial flutter
Review: could Ambien cause Atrial flutter?
Summary: Atrial flutter could be caused by Ambien, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Aspirin, and have Pain.
We study 42,968 people who have side effects while taking Ambien from FDA and social media. Among them, 949 have Atrial flutter. Find out below who they are, when they have Atrial flutter and more.
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Ambien (latest outcomes from 46,563 users) has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia.
Atrial flutter (an abnormal heart rhythm that occurs in the atria of the heart) (latest reports from 375,013 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 42,832 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien. Among them, 942 people (2.20%) have Atrial Flutter. They amount to 0.25% of all the 382,831 people who have Atrial Flutter on eHealthMe.
Time on Ambien when people have Atrial flutter * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Atrial flutter||37.50%||43.75%||0.00%||0.00%||9.38%||0.00%||9.38% |
Gender of people who have Atrial flutter when taking Ambien * :
|Atrial flutter||50.05%||49.95% |
Age of people who have Atrial flutter when taking Ambien * :
|Atrial flutter||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.62%||3.35%||5.20%||15.82%||74.02% |
Severity of Atrial flutter when taking Ambien ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Atrial flutter||50.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Atrial flutter ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Atrial flutter||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (73 people, 7.75%)
- Atrial fibrillation (69 people, 7.32%)
- Multiple myeloma (64 people, 6.79%)
- Insomnia (53 people, 5.63%)
- Neoplasm malignant (50 people, 5.31%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (394 people, 41.83%)
- Lasix (373 people, 39.60%)
- Coumadin (369 people, 39.17%)
- Digoxin (274 people, 29.09%)
- Protonix (237 people, 25.16%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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