Ambien and Seizure - from FDA reports


Summary

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 Xanax, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Seizure 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, 23, 2017

62,274 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien.
Among them, 185 people (0.3%) have Seizure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ambien cause Seizure?

Time on Ambien when people have Seizure *:

  • < 1 month: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 50.0 %
  • 10+ years: 8.33 %

Gender of people who have Seizure when taking Ambien *:

  • female: 71.1 %
  • male: 28.9 %

Age of people who have Seizure when taking Ambien *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.85 %
  • 10-19: 0.85 %
  • 20-29: 9.4 %
  • 30-39: 19.66 %
  • 40-49: 26.5 %
  • 50-59: 20.51 %
  • 60+: 22.22 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (40 people, 21.62%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (39 people, 21.08%)
  • Pain (26 people, 14.05%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (23 people, 12.43%)
  • Narcolepsy (22 people, 11.89%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (30 people, 16.22%)
  • Cymbalta (29 people, 15.68%)
  • Keppra (27 people, 14.59%)
  • Xyrem (23 people, 12.43%)
  • Lyrica (23 people, 12.43%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fall (33 people, 17.84%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (23 people, 12.43%)
  • High Blood Pressure (22 people, 11.89%)
  • Dizziness (22 people, 11.89%)
  • Memory Loss (19 people, 10.27%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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