Ambien and Constipation - from FDA reports


Summary

Constipation is found among people who take Ambien, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Constipation 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 Sep, 20, 2017

62,274 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien.
Among them, 2,274 people (3.65%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ambien cause Constipation?

Time on Ambien when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 20.97 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.87 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.45 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.29 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 20.97 %
  • 10+ years: 6.45 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Ambien *:

  • female: 65.44 %
  • male: 34.56 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Ambien *:

  • 0-1: 0.11 %
  • 2-9: 0.11 %
  • 10-19: 0.22 %
  • 20-29: 2.11 %
  • 30-39: 8.18 %
  • 40-49: 21.03 %
  • 50-59: 26.78 %
  • 60+: 41.46 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (383 people, 16.84%)
  • Depression (208 people, 9.15%)
  • Metastases To Bone (158 people, 6.95%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (154 people, 6.77%)
  • High Blood Pressure (153 people, 6.73%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (663 people, 29.16%)
  • Oxycontin (496 people, 21.81%)
  • Xanax (455 people, 20.01%)
  • Neurontin (398 people, 17.50%)
  • Percocet (390 people, 17.15%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (1,008 people, 44.33%)
  • Pain (964 people, 42.39%)
  • Fatigue (842 people, 37.03%)
  • Nausea (826 people, 36.32%)
  • Depression (747 people, 32.85%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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