Ambien and Closed angle glaucoma - from FDA reports
Closed angle glaucoma is found among people who take Ambien, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Closed angle glaucoma with Ambien. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 62,274 people who have side effects when taking Ambien from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Oct, 23, 2017
62,274 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien.
Among them, 197 people (0.32%) have Closed angle glaucoma
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Ambien when people have Closed angle glaucoma *:
- < 1 month: 14.29 %
- 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 71.43 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Closed angle glaucoma when taking Ambien *:
- female: 57.22 %
- male: 42.78 %
Age of people who have Closed angle glaucoma when taking Ambien *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 1.22 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 1.22 %
- 40-49: 11.59 %
- 50-59: 26.83 %
- 60+: 59.15 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (47 people, 23.86%)
- Pain (45 people, 22.84%)
- Depression (26 people, 13.20%)
- Osteoporosis (25 people, 12.69%)
- High Blood Pressure (17 people, 8.63%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (99 people, 50.25%)
- Oxycontin (81 people, 41.12%)
- Aredia (78 people, 39.59%)
- Neurontin (73 people, 37.06%)
- Prednisone (72 people, 36.55%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (102 people, 51.78%)
- Pain (96 people, 48.73%)
- Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (91 people, 46.19%)
- Osteoarthritis (79 people, 40.10%)
- Back Pain (76 people, 38.58%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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