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Review: could Ambien cause Atrial flutter (Atrial fibrillation/flutter)?





Summary: Atrial flutter is found among people who take Ambien, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Pain.

We study 43,106 people who have side effects while taking Ambien from FDA and social media. Among them, 942 have Atrial flutter. Find out below who they are, when they have Atrial flutter and more.

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Ambien

Ambien has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Ambien 46,720 users)

Atrial flutter

Atrial flutter (an abnormal heart rhythm that occurs in the atria of the heart) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.(latest reports from Atrial flutter 84,051 patients)

On Dec, 7, 2014: 43,106 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien. Among them, 942 people (2.19%) have Atrial Flutter.

Trend of Atrial flutter in Ambien reports

Time on Ambien when people have Atrial flutter * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Atrial flutter37.50%43.75%0.00%0.00%9.38%0.00%9.38%

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

FemaleMale
Atrial flutter50.05%49.95%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Atrial flutter0.00%0.00%0.00%1.62%3.35%5.20%15.82%74.02%

Severity of Atrial flutter when taking Ambien ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Atrial flutter50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Atrial flutter ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Atrial flutter0.00%100.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (73 people, 7.75%)
  2. Atrial fibrillation (69 people, 7.32%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (64 people, 6.79%)
  4. Insomnia (53 people, 5.63%)
  5. Neoplasm malignant (50 people, 5.31%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (394 people, 41.83%)
  2. Lasix (373 people, 39.60%)
  3. Coumadin (369 people, 39.17%)
  4. Digoxin (274 people, 29.09%)
  5. Protonix (237 people, 25.16%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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