Ambien and Blood in stool - from FDA reports


Summary

Blood in stool is found among people who take Ambien, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Vioxx, and have Breathing difficulty . We study 58,094 people who have side effects while taking Ambien from FDA. Among them, 33 have Blood in stool. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood in stool and more.

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Ambien

Ambien has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Ambien 63,969 users)

Blood In Stool

Blood in stool has been reported by people with irritable bowel syndrome, weight loss, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure (latest reports from 3,171 Blood in stool patients).

On Jan, 30, 2017

58,094 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien.
Among them, 33 people (0.06%) have Blood In Stool


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ambien cause Blood in stool?

Time on Ambien when people have Blood In Stool *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 100 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Blood In Stool when taking Ambien *:

  • female: 63.64 %
  • male: 36.36 %

Age of people who have Blood In Stool when taking Ambien *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 9.38 %
  • 40-49: 25.0 %
  • 50-59: 25.0 %
  • 60+: 40.62 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Weight Loss (3 people, 9.09%)
  • Sinus Tachycardia (3 people, 9.09%)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (3 people, 9.09%)
  • Dizziness (3 people, 9.09%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (3 people, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vioxx (9 people, 27.27%)
  • Ultram (8 people, 24.24%)
  • Tagamet (6 people, 18.18%)
  • Zantac (5 people, 15.15%)
  • Prednisone (5 people, 15.15%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (10 people, 30.30%)
  • Haematocrit Decreased (8 people, 24.24%)
  • Weight Decreased (7 people, 21.21%)
  • Chest Pain (7 people, 21.21%)
  • Constipation (6 people, 18.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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