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 43,157 people who have side effects while taking Ambien from FDA and social media. Among them, 397 have Sexual dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Sexual dysfunction and more.
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Ambien has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from 46,768 Ambien users)
Sexual dysfunction (difficulty experienced by an individual or a couple during any stage of a normal sexual activity) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, pain, hair loss. (latest reports from 32,156 Sexual dysfunction patients)
On Mar, 2, 2015: 43,150 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien. Among them, 416 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||9.30%||18.60%||9.30%||11.63%||37.21%||11.63%||2.33% |
Gender of people who have Sexual dysfunction when taking Ambien * :
|Sexual dysfunction||5.69%||94.31% |
Age of people who have Sexual dysfunction when taking Ambien * :
|Sexual dysfunction||0.00%||0.26%||0.00%||5.14%||6.17%||30.85%||23.39%||34.19% |
Severity of Sexual dysfunction when taking Ambien ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Sexual dysfunction||12.50%||25.00%||50.00%||12.50% |
How people recovered from Sexual dysfunction ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Sexual dysfunction||14.29%||28.57%||57.14% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (83 people, 19.95%)
- Insomnia (60 people, 14.42%)
- Anxiety (50 people, 12.02%)
- Depression (48 people, 11.54%)
- Hypertension (38 people, 9.13%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (118 people, 28.37%)
- Oxycontin (99 people, 23.80%)
- Xanax (92 people, 22.12%)
- Lipitor (88 people, 21.15%)
- Aspirin (77 people, 18.51%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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