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Review: could Ambien cause Dry mouth?

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 Insomnia.

We study 43,106 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

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

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Dry mouth

Dry mouth (latest reports from 30,429 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.

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On Nov, 26, 2014: 43,106 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien. Among them, 698 people (1.62%) have Dry Mouth.

Trend of Dry mouth in Ambien reports

Time on Ambien when people have Dry mouth * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dry mouth20.41%28.57%12.24%6.12%14.29%6.12%12.24%

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

FemaleMale
Dry mouth70.10%29.90%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dry mouth0.00%0.00%0.84%2.03%14.70%17.06%26.52%38.85%

Severity of Dry mouth when taking Ambien ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dry mouth3.70%62.96%22.22%11.11%

How people recovered from Dry mouth ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Dry mouth0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Insomnia (96 people, 13.75%)
  2. Depression (96 people, 13.75%)
  3. Osteoporosis (63 people, 9.03%)
  4. Pain (59 people, 8.45%)
  5. Sleep disorder (40 people, 5.73%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (163 people, 23.35%)
  2. Xanax (144 people, 20.63%)
  3. Vicodin (124 people, 17.77%)
  4. Protonix (117 people, 16.76%)
  5. Oxycontin (116 people, 16.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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