Review: Constipation in Ambien
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 22, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.7/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Constipation by studying 41,248 people who take Ambien. We analyze: the time on Ambien when people have Constipation, gender and age of these people, the severity of Constipation, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Ambien. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Ambien (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is used in insomnia, sleep disorder, natural short sleeper. Commonly reported side effects of Ambien include nausea, nausea aggravated, stress and anxiety, pain exacerbated, anxiety nec.
Constipation has been reported by people with pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.
On Nov, 18, 2013: 41,248 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien. Among them, 1,687 people (4.09%) have Constipation.
Time on Ambien when people have Constipation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Ambien * :
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Ambien * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Ambien ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Constipation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (326 people, 19.32%)
- Depression (161 people, 9.54%)
- Insomnia (132 people, 7.82%)
- Metastases to bone (129 people, 7.65%)
- Anxiety (103 people, 6.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (571 people, 33.85%)
- Oxycontin (455 people, 26.97%)
- Xanax (383 people, 22.70%)
- Neurontin (356 people, 21.10%)
- Aspirin (332 people, 19.68%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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