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Review: could Ambien cause Short-term memory loss (Memory loss)?

Summary: 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 Ambien cr, and have Insomnia.

We study 43,150 people who have side effects while taking Ambien from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,837 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

Ambien has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from 46,757 Ambien 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 63,420 Short-term memory loss patients)

On Feb, 4, 2015: 43,135 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien. Among them, 2,837 people (6.58%) have Short-term Memory Loss.

Trend of Short-term memory loss in Ambien reports

Time on Ambien when people have Short-term memory loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Short-term memory loss28.19%20.71%10.16%13.90%14.00%10.74%2.30%

Gender of people who have Short-term memory loss when taking Ambien * :

FemaleMale
Short-term memory loss61.80%38.20%

Age of people who have Short-term memory loss when taking Ambien * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Short-term memory loss0.05%0.05%1.11%5.68%15.51%23.89%25.05%28.66%

Severity of Short-term memory loss when taking Ambien ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Short-term memory loss9.52%52.38%33.33%4.76%

How people recovered from Short-term memory loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Short-term memory loss7.14%0.00%92.86%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Insomnia (1,193 people, 42.05%)
  2. Depression (329 people, 11.60%)
  3. Sleep disorder (328 people, 11.56%)
  4. Pain (290 people, 10.22%)
  5. Anxiety (176 people, 6.20%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ambien cr (440 people, 15.51%)
  2. Xanax (373 people, 13.15%)
  3. Lexapro (368 people, 12.97%)
  4. Neurontin (314 people, 11.07%)
  5. Aspirin (299 people, 10.54%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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