Review: could Ambien cause Dry mouth?
We study 43,071 people who have side effects while taking Ambien from FDA and social media. Among them, 698 have Dry mouth. Find out below who they are, when they have Dry mouth and more.
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Ambien (latest outcomes from 46,673 users) has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia.
Dry mouth (latest reports from 199,839 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.
On Aug, 12, 2014: 43,062 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien. Among them, 698 people (1.62%) have Dry Mouth. They amount to 0.35% of all the 199,746 people who have Dry Mouth on eHealthMe.
Time on Ambien when people have Dry mouth * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Dry mouth||20.41%||28.57%||12.24%||6.12%||14.29%||6.12%||12.24% |
Gender of people who have Dry mouth when taking Ambien * :
|Dry mouth||70.10%||29.90% |
Age of people who have Dry mouth when taking Ambien * :
|Dry mouth||0.00%||0.00%||0.84%||2.03%||14.70%||17.06%||26.52%||38.85% |
Severity of Dry mouth when taking Ambien ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Dry mouth||3.70%||62.96%||22.22%||11.11% |
How people recovered from Dry mouth ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Dry mouth||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Insomnia (96 people, 13.75%)
- Depression (96 people, 13.75%)
- Osteoporosis (63 people, 9.03%)
- Pain (59 people, 8.45%)
- Sleep disorder (40 people, 5.73%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (163 people, 23.35%)
- Xanax (144 people, 20.63%)
- Vicodin (124 people, 17.77%)
- Protonix (117 people, 16.76%)
- Oxycontin (116 people, 16.62%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Comments from related studies:
From this study (4 months ago):
All of the symptoms I listed started after I began taking Ambien. I quit taking it after about 2 months. The symptoms have not gone away after 60 days.
From this study (5 months ago):
I had been given an antibiotic and an antiseptic mouth rinse. A thrush infection followed. I was treated for that but the coated tongue and cotton mouth persist.
From this study (11 months ago):
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