Ambien and Sexual dysfunction
This is a study of Sexual dysfunction (Erection problems) among people who take Ambien. The study analyzes: 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. In total 39,685 Ambien users are studied. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and is updated regularly.
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Ambien has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is used in insomnia, sleep disorder, natural short sleeper, drowsiness, primary insomnia. Commonly reported side effects of Ambien include nausea, stress and anxiety, pain, fatigue, weakness.
Sexual dysfunction has been reported by people with erection problems, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On May, 3, 2013: 39,685 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien. Among them, 386 people (0.97%) 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||11.11%||25.93%||0.00%||14.81%||48.15%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Sexual dysfunction when taking Ambien * :
|Sexual dysfunction||5.10%||94.90% |
Age of people who have Sexual dysfunction when taking Ambien * :
|Sexual dysfunction||0.00%||0.28%||0.00%||4.96%||6.34%||30.85%||22.87%||34.71% |
Severity of Sexual dysfunction when taking Ambien ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Sexual dysfunction||22.22%||33.33%||44.44%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Sexual dysfunction ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Sexual dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (79 people, 20.47%)
- Insomnia (53 people, 13.73%)
- Anxiety (48 people, 12.44%)
- Depression (43 people, 11.14%)
- Hypertension (36 people, 9.33%)
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Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (114 people, 29.53%)
- Oxycontin (98 people, 25.39%)
- Xanax (92 people, 23.83%)
- Lipitor (86 people, 22.28%)
- Viagra (76 people, 19.69%)
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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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