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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 43,106 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

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

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Hearing loss

Hearing loss (latest reports from 7,751 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol.

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On Nov, 25, 2014: 43,096 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien. Among them, 197 people (0.46%) have Hearing Loss.

Trend of Hearing loss in Ambien reports

Time on Ambien when people have Hearing loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hearing loss0.00%47.06%0.00%5.88%0.00%47.06%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Hearing loss55.08%44.92%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hearing loss0.00%0.00%0.00%1.28%4.49%11.54%33.33%49.36%

Severity of Hearing loss when taking Ambien ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Hearing loss ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Metastases to bone (35 people, 17.77%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (30 people, 15.23%)
  3. Sleep disorder (25 people, 12.69%)
  4. Pain (20 people, 10.15%)
  5. Osteoporosis (18 people, 9.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (81 people, 41.12%)
  2. Aredia (73 people, 37.06%)
  3. Amoxicillin (50 people, 25.38%)
  4. Lexapro (48 people, 24.37%)
  5. Allopurinol (48 people, 24.37%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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