Review: could Ambien cause Dementia?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 28, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 42,804 people who take Ambien. Among them, 8 have Dementia. See who they are, when they have Dementia and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Ambien (latest outcomes from 46,526 users) has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia, sleep disorder. Commonly reported side effects of Ambien include nausea, nausea aggravated, stress and anxiety, pain exacerbated, acupuncture and pain.
Dementia (madness) (latest reports from 44,810 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.
On Feb, 20, 2014: 41,357 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien. Among them, 129 people (0.31%) have Dementia.
Time on Ambien when people have Dementia * :
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Gender of people who have Dementia when taking Ambien * :
Age of people who have Dementia when taking Ambien * :
Severity of Dementia when taking Ambien ** :
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How people recovered from Dementia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Anxiety (26 people, 20.16%)
- Multiple myeloma (25 people, 19.38%)
- Pain (25 people, 19.38%)
- Insomnia (23 people, 17.83%)
- Hypertension (21 people, 16.28%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lisinopril (47 people, 36.43%)
- Furosemide (43 people, 33.33%)
- Aredia (39 people, 30.23%)
- Prilosec (37 people, 28.68%)
- Aspirin (35 people, 27.13%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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