Ambien and Nerve injury - from FDA reports
Nerve injury is found among people who take Ambien, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Xanax, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Nerve injury 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, 08, 2017
61,062 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien.
Among them, 124 people (0.2%) have Nerve Injury
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Ambien when people have Nerve Injury *:
- < 1 month: 50.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 25.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 12.5 %
- 5 - 10 years: 12.5 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Nerve Injury when taking Ambien *:
- female: 77.5 %
- male: 22.5 %
Age of people who have Nerve Injury when taking Ambien *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 2.17 %
- 30-39: 7.61 %
- 40-49: 31.52 %
- 50-59: 32.61 %
- 60+: 26.09 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (27 people, 21.77%)
- Insomnia (23 people, 18.55%)
- Pain (20 people, 16.13%)
- Sleep Disorder (18 people, 14.52%)
- Stress And Anxiety (14 people, 11.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xanax (27 people, 21.77%)
- Zometa (26 people, 20.97%)
- Aredia (26 people, 20.97%)
- Vicodin (25 people, 20.16%)
- Lexapro (23 people, 18.55%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (34 people, 27.42%)
- Joint Pain (34 people, 27.42%)
- Breathing Difficulty (32 people, 25.81%)
- Fatigue (30 people, 24.19%)
- Impaired Healing (25 people, 20.16%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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