Review: could Ambien cause Hearing loss?
Summary: Hearing loss 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 Metastases to bone.
We study 43,157 people who have side effects while taking Ambien from FDA and social media. Among them, 197 have Hearing loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hearing loss and more.
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Ambien has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from 46,777 Ambien users)
Hearing loss has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 7,923 Hearing loss patients)
On Mar, 29, 2015: 43,157 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien. Among them, 197 people (0.46%) have Hearing Loss.
Time on Ambien when people have Hearing loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Hearing loss||0.00%||47.06%||0.00%||5.88%||0.00%||47.06%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Hearing loss when taking Ambien * :
|Hearing loss||55.08%||44.92% |
Age of people who have Hearing loss when taking Ambien * :
|Hearing loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.28%||4.49%||11.54%||33.33%||49.36% |
Severity of Hearing loss when taking Ambien ** :
How people recovered from Hearing loss ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Metastases to bone (35 people, 17.77%)
- Multiple myeloma (30 people, 15.23%)
- Sleep disorder (25 people, 12.69%)
- Pain (20 people, 10.15%)
- Osteoporosis (18 people, 9.14%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (81 people, 41.12%)
- Aredia (73 people, 37.06%)
- Amoxicillin (50 people, 25.38%)
- Lexapro (48 people, 24.37%)
- Allopurinol (48 people, 24.37%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Zolpidem for a 56-year old woman with Sleep Disorder Due To General Medical Condition, Insomnia Type.
- A study of drug interactions between Vitamin D, Magnesium Oxide, Zolpidem Tartrate, Lorazepam, Sucralfate for a 51-year old woman with Lower Blood Pressure, Heart Rate Increased, Sleep Disorder Due To A General Medical Condition, Gastric Ulcer. The patient has Hot Flushes
- A study of side effects of Zolpidem for a 34-year old woman with Insomnia. The patient has Binge Eating
- A study of side effects of Tamsulosin for a 70-year old man with Enlarged Prostate. The patient has Hearing Loss
- A study of drug interactions between Ambien, Lorazepam, Fluoxetine for a 29-year old woman with Insomnia Related To Another Mental Condition, Stress And Anxiety, Depression. The patient has Chloasma
Recent Ambien related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Adderall Xr 25, Ambien, Lyrica, Marijuana, Oxycodone for a 38-year old woman who has Chronic Pain
- Comparions of Ambien, Morphine Sulfate, Percocet for a 41-year old woman who has Pain - Back
- Comparions of Ambien, Imipramine Hydrochloride, Vistaril for a 18-year old girl who has Insomnia
- Comparions of Paroxetine Hydrochloride, Zolpidem Tartrate for a 58-year old man who has Depression And Insomnia
- Comparions of Restoril, Ambien for a 69-year old woman who has Chronic Insomnia
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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