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Review: could Ambien cause Dementia?

Summary: Dementia 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 Lisinopril, and have Anxiety.

We study 43,106 people who have side effects while taking Ambien from FDA and social media. Among them, 133 have Dementia. Find out below who they are, when they have Dementia and more.

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Ambien

Ambien (latest outcomes from 46,715 users) has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia.

Trend of ambien reports

Dementia

Dementia (madness) (latest reports from 46,391 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.

Trend of Dementia reports

On Nov, 13, 2014: 43,096 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien. Among them, 133 people (0.31%) have Dementia.

Trend of Dementia in Ambien reports

Time on Ambien when people have Dementia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dementia25.00%37.50%12.50%25.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Dementia when taking Ambien * :

FemaleMale
Dementia53.90%46.10%

Age of people who have Dementia when taking Ambien * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dementia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.67%7.50%90.83%

Severity of Dementia when taking Ambien ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dementia0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Dementia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Anxiety (26 people, 19.55%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (26 people, 19.55%)
  3. Pain (25 people, 18.80%)
  4. Insomnia (23 people, 17.29%)
  5. Hypertension (21 people, 15.79%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lisinopril (47 people, 35.34%)
  2. Furosemide (43 people, 32.33%)
  3. Aredia (40 people, 30.08%)
  4. Prilosec (38 people, 28.57%)
  5. Aspirin (36 people, 27.07%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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