Review: could Ambien cause Burning Mouth Syndrome?


Summary

Burning mouth syndrome is found among people who take Ambien, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Flonase, and have Insomnia . We study 55,431 people who have side effects while taking Ambien from FDA and social media. Among them, 21 have Burning mouth syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Burning mouth syndrome and more.

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Ambien

Ambien has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Ambien 62,490 users)

Burning Mouth Syndrome

Burning mouth syndrome (pain in the mouth and burning sensation on tongue) has been reported by people with glossitis, parakeratosis, gastric ulcer, fall, tardive dyskinesia (latest reports from 366 Burning mouth syndrome patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

55,431 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien.
Among them, 21 people (0.04%) have Burning Mouth Syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ambien cause Burning mouth syndrome?

Time on Ambien when people have Burning Mouth Syndrome *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 25.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.5 %
  • 10+ years: 25.0 %

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

  • female: 52.38 %
  • male: 47.62 %

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: 11.76 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 41.18 %
  • 60+: 47.06 %

Severity if Burning Mouth Syndrome when taking Ambien **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 25 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 25 %

How people recovered from Burning Mouth Syndrome **:

  • while on drug: 25 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 75 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Insomnia (8 people, 38.10%)
  • Pain (4 people, 19.05%)
  • Depression (4 people, 19.05%)
  • Thyroidectomy (3 people, 14.29%)
  • Abdominal Pain Upper (3 people, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prilosec (7 people, 33.33%)
  • Flonase (7 people, 33.33%)
  • Ritalin (6 people, 28.57%)
  • Neurontin (6 people, 28.57%)
  • Folic Acid (6 people, 28.57%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Headache (7 people, 33.33%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (7 people, 33.33%)
  • Scar (6 people, 28.57%)
  • Pain (6 people, 28.57%)
  • Dizziness (6 people, 28.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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