Could Ambien cause Incontinence - from FDA reports
Incontinence is found among people who take Ambien, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have Insomnia . We study 58,094 people who have side effects while taking Ambien from FDA. Among them, 151 have Incontinence. Find out below who they are, when they have Incontinence and more.
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Ambien has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Ambien 63,937 users)
Incontinence (lack of moderation or self-control) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis (latest reports from 8,816 Incontinence patients).
On Jan, 05, 2017
58,094 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien.
Among them, 151 people (0.26%) have Incontinence
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Ambien when people have Incontinence *:
- < 1 month: 89.47 %
- 1 - 6 months: 5.26 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 5.26 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Incontinence when taking Ambien *:
- female: 52.7 %
- male: 47.3 %
Age of people who have Incontinence when taking Ambien *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 2.56 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 11.97 %
- 40-49: 16.24 %
- 50-59: 27.35 %
- 60+: 41.88 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Insomnia (24 people, 15.89%)
- Pain (20 people, 13.25%)
- Sleep Disorder (18 people, 11.92%)
- Multiple Myeloma (14 people, 9.27%)
- Depression (12 people, 7.95%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lasix (49 people, 32.45%)
- Zometa (46 people, 30.46%)
- Lexapro (38 people, 25.17%)
- Vicodin (36 people, 23.84%)
- Neurontin (36 people, 23.84%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (71 people, 47.02%)
- Breathing Difficulty (70 people, 46.36%)
- Weakness (67 people, 44.37%)
- Pain (59 people, 39.07%)
- Fall (57 people, 37.75%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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