Review: could Ambien cause Incontinence?
Summary: Incontinence could be caused by Ambien, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Lasix, and have Insomnia.
We study 42,968 people who have side effects while taking Ambien from FDA and social media. Among them, 132 have Incontinence. Find out below who they are, when they have Incontinence and more.
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Ambien (latest outcomes from 46,563 users) has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia.
Incontinence (lack of moderation or self-control) (latest reports from 31,906 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain.
On Apr, 14, 2014: 42,832 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien. Among them, 132 people (0.31%) have Incontinence. They amount to 0.41% of all the 31,879 people who have Incontinence on eHealthMe.
Time on Ambien when people have Incontinence * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Incontinence when taking Ambien * :
Age of people who have Incontinence when taking Ambien * :
Severity of Incontinence when taking Ambien ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Incontinence ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Insomnia (20 people, 15.15%)
- Sleep disorder (14 people, 10.61%)
- Pain (13 people, 9.85%)
- Prostate cancer metastatic (9 people, 6.82%)
- Neoplasm malignant (9 people, 6.82%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (45 people, 34.09%)
- Aspirin (41 people, 31.06%)
- Zometa (41 people, 31.06%)
- Lexapro (35 people, 26.52%)
- Singulair (34 people, 25.76%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Ambien (zolpidem tartrate) is often used for insomnia. Find out below the conditions Ambien is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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Recently Dxd w/ toxic multinodular goiter/hyperthyroidism. Fibromyalgia for 20+ years. Had to titrate off Savella 100 mg. BID due to hyperthyroidism. Now all above symptoms have worsened. Because thyroid blood work was in normal range ( although I had been on low iodine diet for 2 months, which should keep in normal range) endocrinologist said see me in six months! No instructions, no explanations. Can't find much about Plummer's online! Had bad reaction during uptake scan & ER said due to RAI. If levels had been high on blood work following scan results, Dr wanted to do RAI Ablation. I am a.) Afraid of worse reaction; b.) Ablation not working, having to be repeated; c.) Ultimately having to have thyroid removed surgically.
I need to know my options! What should I be doing now? Anger and aggression, plus crying all the time are taking over my life. Savella was like a miracle drug for my fibromyalgia, but since it was an SNRI I am wondering how much of my problems is from stopping that. I did titrate off professionally, but had been on it over 3 years. Also wondering if it, hyperthyroidism or both are reason I am on four bp meds as cardiologist says heart is healthy. No history of stroke or seizures.
Is there anyone out there who can give me direction? Every day is worse. Also having injections in c- spine to determine if neurological surgery w/ help w/ spinal cord compression. First was done Monday.
Eyes also not focusing! Fibromyalgia or hyperthyroidism? Dr says I have 20/20 in each eye individually & field vision test okay. Still can't see TV or anything up close such as cosmetic needs for face! Nothing helps close vision. Glasses will help distance clear enough for now.
From this study (1 week ago):
Numbness has occurred on and off for several years. Always in upper left back near shoulder blades. Left hand feels like it may go numb and so leg (this is very subtle though). Exercise, potentially heat and stress induce the numbness feeling. The bladder issues have also gone on several years and have probably led tobthe insomnia. Very anxious person but find peace with exercise. I also have high heart rate (99) and I exercise every day. Also consume caffeine.
From this study (1 week ago):
Cramping in the mid inner thigh. Aleviated by drinking salted water or pedialyte type product.
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