Ambien and Dry mouth - from FDA reports


Summary

Dry mouth 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 Depression . We study 58,094 people who have side effects while taking Ambien from FDA. Among them, 854 have Dry mouth. Find out below who they are, when they have Dry mouth and more.

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Ambien

Ambien has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Ambien 63,969 users)

Dry Mouth

Dry mouth has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 47,923 Dry mouth patients).

On Jan, 31, 2017

58,094 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien.
Among them, 854 people (1.47%) have Dry Mouth


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ambien cause Dry mouth?

Time on Ambien when people have Dry Mouth *:

  • < 1 month: 30.43 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 34.78 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.04 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 17.39 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.35 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Dry Mouth when taking Ambien *:

  • female: 69.78 %
  • male: 30.22 %

Age of people who have Dry Mouth when taking Ambien *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.15 %
  • 10-19: 0.74 %
  • 20-29: 1.62 %
  • 30-39: 12.5 %
  • 40-49: 17.65 %
  • 50-59: 26.18 %
  • 60+: 41.18 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (119 people, 13.93%)
  • Insomnia (114 people, 13.35%)
  • Pain (80 people, 9.37%)
  • Sleep Disorder (77 people, 9.02%)
  • Osteoporosis (67 people, 7.85%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (183 people, 21.43%)
  • Xanax (170 people, 19.91%)
  • Vicodin (137 people, 16.04%)
  • Oxycontin (136 people, 15.93%)
  • Lyrica (130 people, 15.22%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (280 people, 32.79%)
  • Pain (259 people, 30.33%)
  • Nausea (230 people, 26.93%)
  • Fatigue (228 people, 26.70%)
  • Insomnia (222 people, 26.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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