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Review: could Ambien cause Sexual dysfunction (Erection problems)?

Summary: Sexual dysfunction is found among people who take Ambien, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Pain.

We study 43,106 people who have side effects while taking Ambien from FDA and social media. Among them, 416 have Sexual dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Sexual dysfunction and more.

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Ambien

Ambien (latest outcomes from 46,715 users) has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia.

Trend of ambien reports

Sexual dysfunction

Sexual Dysfunction (difficulty experienced by an individual or a couple during any stage of a normal sexual activity) (latest reports from 30,046 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss.

Trend of Sexual dysfunction reports

On Nov, 28, 2014: 43,106 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien. Among them, 416 people (0.97%) have Sexual Dysfunction.

Trend of Sexual dysfunction in Ambien reports

Time on Ambien when people have Sexual dysfunction * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sexual dysfunction9.30%18.60%9.30%11.63%37.21%11.63%2.33%

Gender of people who have Sexual dysfunction when taking Ambien * :

FemaleMale
Sexual dysfunction5.69%94.31%

Age of people who have Sexual dysfunction when taking Ambien * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sexual dysfunction0.00%0.26%0.00%5.14%6.17%30.85%23.39%34.19%

Severity of Sexual dysfunction when taking Ambien ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sexual dysfunction12.50%25.00%50.00%12.50%

How people recovered from Sexual dysfunction ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Sexual dysfunction14.29%28.57%57.14%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (83 people, 19.95%)
  2. Insomnia (60 people, 14.42%)
  3. Anxiety (50 people, 12.02%)
  4. Depression (48 people, 11.54%)
  5. Hypertension (38 people, 9.13%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (118 people, 28.37%)
  2. Oxycontin (99 people, 23.80%)
  3. Xanax (92 people, 22.12%)
  4. Lipitor (88 people, 21.15%)
  5. Aspirin (77 people, 18.51%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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