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Review: could Ambien cause Seizure disorder?

We study 43,055 people who have side effects while taking Ambien from FDA and social media. Among them, 23 have Seizure disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Seizure disorder and more.

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Ambien

Ambien (latest outcomes from 46,656 users) has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia.

Seizure disorder

Seizure disorder (disease of seizure related) (latest reports from 68,649 patients) has been reported by people with epilepsy, depression, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, convulsion.

On Jul, 15, 2014: 43,048 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien. Among them, 21 people (0.05%) have Seizure Disorder. They amount to 0.03% of all the 68,634 people who have Seizure Disorder on eHealthMe.

Trend of Seizure disorder in Ambien reports

Time on Ambien when people have Seizure disorder * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Seizure disorder0.00%40.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%60.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Seizure disorder when taking Ambien * :

FemaleMale
Seizure disorder68.00%32.00%

Age of people who have Seizure disorder when taking Ambien * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Seizure disorder0.00%0.00%0.00%8.00%24.00%44.00%20.00%4.00%

Severity of Seizure disorder when taking Ambien ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Seizure disorder ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (5 people, 23.81%)
  2. Behcet's syndrome (5 people, 23.81%)
  3. Muscle spasms (4 people, 19.05%)
  4. Facial pain (4 people, 19.05%)
  5. Bruxism (4 people, 19.05%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Protonix (10 people, 47.62%)
  2. Oxycodone hcl and acetaminophen (7 people, 33.33%)
  3. Lorazepam (7 people, 33.33%)
  4. Zoloft (7 people, 33.33%)
  5. Ambien cr (7 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Had an emergency appendectomy in February with complications.... have lived with joint, muscle pain most of my adult life. Constant stomach problems from a young wage. IBS, constipation, nausea, loss of appetite. Feel like I am basically a failure, unable to keep a permanent job. Marriage is on verge of divorce, my family thinks it's all in my head, and that I cause this or even like to be a I. That I do it for attention, or mainly bc I am not responsible. I do not like discussing with family bc I feel misunderstood & like a. Broken record. I want to participate in life , if I don't I am criticized , if I do I pay the price. With either "pain" or comments like " well you did this "
    I feel scared, alone , but mostly hurt all over, including heart ache!!
    It's very confusing and will definitely make you think you are crazy at times.
    Was told yesterday I had fibromyalgia & vasculitis . Going to have blood test tomorrow .

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