Ambien and Muscle spasms - from FDA reports


Summary

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 . We study 58,094 people who have side effects while taking Ambien from FDA. Among them, 1,337 have Muscle spasms. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle spasms and more.

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Ambien

Ambien has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in False. (latest outcomes from Ambien 63,969 users)

Muscle Spasms

Muscle spasms (muscle contraction) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 105,110 Muscle spasms patients).

On Feb, 04, 2017

58,094 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien.
Among them, 1,337 people (2.3%) have Muscle Spasms


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ambien cause Muscle spasms?

Time on Ambien when people have Muscle Spasms *:

  • < 1 month: 18.6 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 41.86 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 23.26 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.65 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.63 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Muscle Spasms when taking Ambien *:

  • female: 71.04 %
  • male: 28.96 %

Age of people who have Muscle Spasms when taking Ambien *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.38 %
  • 20-29: 4.73 %
  • 30-39: 8.89 %
  • 40-49: 24.31 %
  • 50-59: 25.64 %
  • 60+: 36.05 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (292 people, 21.84%)
  • Sleep Disorder (174 people, 13.01%)
  • Depression (172 people, 12.86%)
  • Insomnia (153 people, 11.44%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (132 people, 9.87%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (262 people, 19.60%)
  • Zometa (247 people, 18.47%)
  • Percocet (226 people, 16.90%)
  • Xanax (206 people, 15.41%)
  • Prilosec (201 people, 15.03%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (470 people, 35.15%)
  • Fatigue (438 people, 32.76%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (430 people, 32.16%)
  • Back Pain (391 people, 29.24%)
  • Weakness (374 people, 27.97%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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