Ambien and Forgetfulness - from FDA reports


Summary

Forgetfulness is found among people who take Ambien, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Xanax, and have Insomnia. This review analyzes which people have Forgetfulness with Ambien. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 61,062 people who have side effects when taking Ambien from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 24, 2017

61,062 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien.
Among them, 3,354 people (5.49%) have Forgetfulness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ambien cause Forgetfulness?

Time on Ambien when people have Forgetfulness *:

  • < 1 month: 29.38 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.51 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.2 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.2 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.52 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.86 %
  • 10+ years: 2.33 %

Gender of people who have Forgetfulness when taking Ambien *:

  • female: 63.01 %
  • male: 36.99 %

Age of people who have Forgetfulness when taking Ambien *:

  • 0-1: 0.05 %
  • 2-9: 0.05 %
  • 10-19: 1.33 %
  • 20-29: 5.28 %
  • 30-39: 13.49 %
  • 40-49: 23.08 %
  • 50-59: 25.88 %
  • 60+: 30.84 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Insomnia (1,141 people, 34.02%)
  • Sleep Disorder (409 people, 12.19%)
  • Depression (329 people, 9.81%)
  • Pain (292 people, 8.71%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (210 people, 6.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (404 people, 12.05%)
  • Neurontin (324 people, 9.66%)
  • Lexapro (323 people, 9.63%)
  • Cymbalta (276 people, 8.23%)
  • Nexium (272 people, 8.11%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Sleep Walking (846 people, 25.22%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (702 people, 20.93%)
  • Road Traffic Accident (630 people, 18.78%)
  • Fall (614 people, 18.31%)
  • Fatigue (597 people, 17.80%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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