Ambien and Burning mouth syndrome - from FDA reports


Burning mouth syndrome is found among people who take Ambien, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Prilosec, and have Depression . We study 58,094 people who have side effects while taking Ambien from FDA. Among them, 12 have Burning mouth syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Burning mouth syndrome and more.

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Ambien has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Ambien 63,975 users)

Burning Mouth Syndrome

Burning mouth syndrome (pain in the mouth and burning sensation on tongue) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, depression, sleep disorder, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 387 Burning mouth syndrome patients).

On Jan, 27, 2017

58,094 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien.
Among them, 12 people (0.02%) have Burning Mouth Syndrome

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ambien cause Burning mouth syndrome?

Gender of people who have Burning Mouth Syndrome when taking Ambien *:

  • female: 25 %
  • male: 75 %

Age of people who have Burning Mouth Syndrome when taking Ambien *:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (5 people, 41.67%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (4 people, 33.33%)
  • Insomnia (3 people, 25.00%)
  • Diabetes (3 people, 25.00%)
  • Abdominal Pain Upper (3 people, 25.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prilosec (7 people, 58.33%)
  • Vioxx (6 people, 50.00%)
  • Folic Acid (6 people, 50.00%)
  • Flonase (6 people, 50.00%)
  • Cephalexin (6 people, 50.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Headache (7 people, 58.33%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (7 people, 58.33%)
  • Pain (6 people, 50.00%)
  • Gait Disturbance (6 people, 50.00%)
  • Diarrhea (6 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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