Ambien and Seizure disorder - from FDA reports


Summary

Seizure disorder is found among people who take Ambien, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zoloft, and have Behcet's syndrome. This review analyzes which people have Seizure disorder with Ambien. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 62,274 people who have side effects when taking Ambien from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 22, 2017

62,274 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien.
Among them, 32 people (0.05%) have Seizure disorder


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ambien cause Seizure disorder?

Time on Ambien when people have Seizure disorder *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 66.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 33.33 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 68.75 %
  • male: 31.25 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 10.34 %
  • 30-39: 20.69 %
  • 40-49: 34.48 %
  • 50-59: 24.14 %
  • 60+: 10.34 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (5 people, 15.62%)
  • Osteoporosis (5 people, 15.62%)
  • Behcet's Syndrome (5 people, 15.62%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (4 people, 12.50%)
  • Depression (3 people, 9.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zoloft (9 people, 28.12%)
  • Protonix (8 people, 25.00%)
  • Prednisone (7 people, 21.88%)
  • Neurontin (7 people, 21.88%)
  • Gabapentin (7 people, 21.88%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fall (15 people, 46.88%)
  • Memory Loss (13 people, 40.62%)
  • Convulsion (13 people, 40.62%)
  • Headache (12 people, 37.50%)
  • Pain (11 people, 34.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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