Review: could Ambien cause Blood in stool?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 21, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.8/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 42,804 people who take Ambien. Among them, 37 have Blood in stool. See who they are, when they have Blood in stool and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Ambien (latest outcomes from 46,526 users) has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia, sleep disorder. Commonly reported side effects of Ambien include nausea, nausea aggravated, stress and anxiety, pain exacerbated, acupuncture and pain.
Blood in stool
Blood in stool (latest reports from 11,416 patients) has been reported by people with irritable bowel syndrome, ill-defined disorder, depression, weight loss, high blood cholesterol.
On Feb, 21, 2014: 41,357 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien. Among them, 37 people (0.09%) have Blood In Stool.
Time on Ambien when people have Blood in stool * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Blood in stool||20.00%||20.00%||20.00%||20.00%||20.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Blood in stool when taking Ambien * :
|Blood in stool||62.16%||37.84% |
Age of people who have Blood in stool when taking Ambien * :
|Blood in stool||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.78%||13.89%||25.00%||22.22%||36.11% |
Severity of Blood in stool when taking Ambien ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Blood in stool||0.00%||50.00%||25.00%||25.00% |
How people recovered from Blood in stool ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Blood in stool||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (4 people, 10.81%)
- Obesity (4 people, 10.81%)
- Irritable bowel syndrome (3 people, 8.11%)
- Palpitations (3 people, 8.11%)
- Sinus tachycardia (3 people, 8.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vioxx (9 people, 24.32%)
- Ultram (8 people, 21.62%)
- Tagamet (6 people, 16.22%)
- Neurontin (5 people, 13.51%)
- Zantac (5 people, 13.51%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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