Ambien and Muscle spasms - from FDA reports
Muscle spasms 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 Neurontin, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Muscle spasms with Ambien. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 61,062 people who have side effects when taking Ambien from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On May, 10, 2017
61,062 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien.
Among them, 1,397 people (2.29%) have Muscle Spasms
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Ambien when people have Muscle Spasms *:
- < 1 month: 20.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 40.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 2.22 %
- 1 - 2 years: 22.22 %
- 2 - 5 years: 2.22 %
- 5 - 10 years: 11.11 %
- 10+ years: 2.22 %
Gender of people who have Muscle Spasms when taking Ambien *:
- female: 71.37 %
- male: 28.63 %
Age of people who have Muscle Spasms when taking Ambien *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.36 %
- 20-29: 4.73 %
- 30-39: 8.73 %
- 40-49: 24.18 %
- 50-59: 25.73 %
- 60+: 36.27 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (299 people, 21.40%)
- Sleep Disorder (188 people, 13.46%)
- Depression (174 people, 12.46%)
- Insomnia (159 people, 11.38%)
- Stress And Anxiety (137 people, 9.81%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Neurontin (266 people, 19.04%)
- Zometa (248 people, 17.75%)
- Percocet (230 people, 16.46%)
- Xanax (215 people, 15.39%)
- Prilosec (205 people, 14.67%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (480 people, 34.36%)
- Fatigue (454 people, 32.50%)
- Stress And Anxiety (440 people, 31.50%)
- Back Pain (399 people, 28.56%)
- Weakness (380 people, 27.20%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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