Ambien and Hair loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Hair loss is found among people who take Ambien, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Insomnia. This review analyzes which people have Hair loss 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, 28, 2017

61,062 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien.
Among them, 745 people (1.22%) have Hair Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ambien cause Hair loss?

Time on Ambien when people have Hair Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 57.14 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 28.57 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 14.29 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hair Loss when taking Ambien *:

  • female: 85.08 %
  • male: 14.92 %

Age of people who have Hair Loss when taking Ambien *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.17 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 4.31 %
  • 30-39: 12.07 %
  • 40-49: 20.17 %
  • 50-59: 26.9 %
  • 60+: 36.38 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Insomnia (75 people, 10.07%)
  • Sleep Disorder (72 people, 9.66%)
  • Depression (70 people, 9.40%)
  • Pain (55 people, 7.38%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (52 people, 6.98%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (101 people, 13.56%)
  • Xanax (96 people, 12.89%)
  • Ativan (87 people, 11.68%)
  • Vicodin (84 people, 11.28%)
  • Lexapro (83 people, 11.14%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (184 people, 24.70%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (177 people, 23.76%)
  • Nausea (177 people, 23.76%)
  • Depression (171 people, 22.95%)
  • Pain (166 people, 22.28%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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