Ambien and Short-term memory loss - from FDA reports
Short-term memory loss is found among people who take Ambien, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Xanax, and have Insomnia . We study 58,094 people who have side effects while taking Ambien from FDA. Among them, 3,273 have Short-term memory loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Short-term memory loss and more.
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Ambien has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Ambien 63,983 users)
Short-term Memory Loss
Short-term memory loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 105,191 Short-term memory loss patients).
On Feb, 22, 2017
58,094 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien.
Among them, 3,273 people (5.63%) have Short-term Memory Loss
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Ambien when people have Short-term Memory Loss *:
- < 1 month: 29.35 %
- 1 - 6 months: 20.76 %
- 6 - 12 months: 9.82 %
- 1 - 2 years: 12.5 %
- 2 - 5 years: 14.4 %
- 5 - 10 years: 10.6 %
- 10+ years: 2.57 %
Gender of people who have Short-term Memory Loss when taking Ambien *:
- female: 62.92 %
- male: 37.08 %
Age of people who have Short-term Memory Loss when taking Ambien *:
- 0-1: 0.05 %
- 2-9: 0.05 %
- 10-19: 1.36 %
- 20-29: 5.26 %
- 30-39: 13.51 %
- 40-49: 23.28 %
- 50-59: 25.9 %
- 60+: 30.6 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Insomnia (1,128 people, 34.46%)
- Sleep Disorder (396 people, 12.10%)
- Depression (321 people, 9.81%)
- Pain (284 people, 8.68%)
- Stress And Anxiety (203 people, 6.20%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xanax (394 people, 12.04%)
- Neurontin (321 people, 9.81%)
- Lexapro (316 people, 9.65%)
- Cymbalta (268 people, 8.19%)
- Nexium (265 people, 8.10%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Sleep Walking (841 people, 25.70%)
- Stress And Anxiety (683 people, 20.87%)
- Road Traffic Accident (629 people, 19.22%)
- Fall (604 people, 18.45%)
- Fatigue (578 people, 17.66%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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