Review: could Ambien cause Cognitive deterioration?
Summary: Cognitive deterioration is reported only by a few people who take Ambien.
We study 43,157 people who have side effects while taking Ambien from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Cognitive deterioration. Find out below who they are, when they have Cognitive deterioration and more.
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Ambien has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from 46,768 Ambien users)
Cognitive deterioration (memory impairment) has been reported by people with depression, high blood cholesterol, epilepsy, dementia alzheimer's type, pain. (latest reports from 496 Cognitive deterioration patients)
On Mar, 3, 2015: 43,150 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien. Among them, 5 people (0.01%) have Cognitive Deterioration.
Time on Ambien when people have Cognitive deterioration * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Cognitive deterioration||0.00%||25.00%||25.00%||25.00%||25.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Cognitive deterioration when taking Ambien * :
|Cognitive deterioration||60.00%||40.00% |
Age of people who have Cognitive deterioration when taking Ambien * :
|Cognitive deterioration||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||40.00%||0.00%||60.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Cognitive deterioration when taking Ambien ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Cognitive deterioration||25.00%||0.00%||75.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Cognitive deterioration ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Cognitive deterioration||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Insomnia (3 people, 60.00%)
- Pain (2 people, 40.00%)
- Gerd (2 people, 40.00%)
- Depression (2 people, 40.00%)
- Asthma (1 people, 20.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (2 people, 40.00%)
- Valium (2 people, 40.00%)
- Carafate (1 people, 20.00%)
- Prilosec (1 people, 20.00%)
- Modafinil (1 people, 20.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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