Review: Sexual dysfunction in Ambien
(By eHealthMe on Dec, 7, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.3/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Sexual dysfunction (Erection problems) by studying 41,280 people who take Ambien. We analyze: the time on Ambien when people have Sexual dysfunction, gender and age of these people, the severity of Sexual dysfunction, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Ambien. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Ambien (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia, sleep disorder. Commonly reported side effects of Ambien include nausea, nausea aggravated, stress and anxiety, pain exacerbated, anxiety nec.
Sexual dysfunction (difficulty experienced by an individual or a couple during any stage of a normal sexual activity) has been reported by people with erection problems, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Dec, 7, 2013: 41,280 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien. Among them, 398 people (0.96%) have Sexual Dysfunction.
Time on Ambien when people have Sexual dysfunction * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Sexual dysfunction||10.26%||17.95%||7.69%||12.82%||41.03%||7.69%||2.56% |
Gender of people who have Sexual dysfunction when taking Ambien * :
|Sexual dysfunction||5.90%||94.10% |
Age of people who have Sexual dysfunction when taking Ambien * :
|Sexual dysfunction||0.00%||0.27%||0.00%||5.07%||6.13%||31.47%||23.20%||33.87% |
Severity of Sexual dysfunction when taking Ambien ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Sexual dysfunction||16.67%||33.33%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Sexual dysfunction ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Sexual dysfunction||0.00%||25.00%||75.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (79 people, 19.85%)
- Insomnia (58 people, 14.57%)
- Anxiety (50 people, 12.56%)
- Depression (47 people, 11.81%)
- Hypertension (38 people, 9.55%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (114 people, 28.64%)
- Oxycontin (98 people, 24.62%)
- Xanax (92 people, 23.12%)
- Lipitor (87 people, 21.86%)
- Viagra (76 people, 19.10%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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