Could Ambien cause Seizure - from FDA reports
Seizure is found among people who take Ambien, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Keppra, and have Depression . We study 58,094 people who have side effects while taking Ambien from FDA. Among them, 129 have Seizure. Find out below who they are, when they have Seizure and more.
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Ambien has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Ambien 63,947 users)
Seizure (abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain) has been reported by people with seizures, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, depression, pain (latest reports from 26,094 Seizure patients).
On Dec, 26, 2016
58,094 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien.
Among them, 129 people (0.22%) have Seizure
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Ambien when people have Seizure *:
- < 1 month: 12.5 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 12.5 %
- 2 - 5 years: 25.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 50.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Seizure when taking Ambien *:
- female: 72.65 %
- male: 27.35 %
Age of people who have Seizure when taking Ambien *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 1.3 %
- 10-19: 1.3 %
- 20-29: 12.99 %
- 30-39: 19.48 %
- 40-49: 27.27 %
- 50-59: 19.48 %
- 60+: 18.18 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (30 people, 23.26%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (22 people, 17.05%)
- Insomnia (18 people, 13.95%)
- Sleep Disorder (16 people, 12.40%)
- Pain (16 people, 12.40%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xanax (22 people, 17.05%)
- Keppra (22 people, 17.05%)
- Cymbalta (17 people, 13.18%)
- Synthroid (15 people, 11.63%)
- Ampyra (14 people, 10.85%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fall (22 people, 17.05%)
- Stress And Anxiety (19 people, 14.73%)
- Dizziness (17 people, 13.18%)
- High Blood Pressure (16 people, 12.40%)
- Nausea (15 people, 11.63%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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