Ambien and Hearing loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Hearing loss is found among people who take Ambien, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Metastases to bone . We study 58,094 people who have side effects while taking Ambien from FDA. Among them, 242 have Hearing loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hearing loss and more.

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Ambien

Ambien has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Ambien 63,975 users)

Hearing Loss

Hearing loss has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression (latest reports from 12,512 Hearing loss patients).

On Feb, 03, 2017

58,094 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien.
Among them, 242 people (0.42%) have Hearing Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ambien cause Hearing loss?

Time on Ambien when people have Hearing Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 44.44 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.56 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 50.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 57.27 %
  • male: 42.73 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.53 %
  • 10-19: 0.53 %
  • 20-29: 1.59 %
  • 30-39: 6.88 %
  • 40-49: 12.17 %
  • 50-59: 29.63 %
  • 60+: 48.68 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (42 people, 17.36%)
  • Metastases To Bone (42 people, 17.36%)
  • Pain (27 people, 11.16%)
  • Sleep Disorder (26 people, 10.74%)
  • Depression (23 people, 9.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (107 people, 44.21%)
  • Aredia (90 people, 37.19%)
  • Lexapro (60 people, 24.79%)
  • Amoxicillin (60 people, 24.79%)
  • Levaquin (56 people, 23.14%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (144 people, 59.50%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (132 people, 54.55%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (118 people, 48.76%)
  • Dizziness (112 people, 46.28%)
  • Anaemia (98 people, 40.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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