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

We study 43,087 people who have side effects while taking Ambien from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,834 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 (latest outcomes from 46,695 users) has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia.

Short-term memory loss

Short-term memory loss (latest reports from 466,972 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Sep, 14, 2014: 43,071 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien. Among them, 2,833 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 loss28.21%20.63%10.17%13.92%14.01%10.75%2.30%

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

FemaleMale
Short-term memory loss61.75%38.25%

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%5.69%15.54%23.89%25.10%28.57%

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

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Short-term memory loss10.00%50.00%35.00%5.00%

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

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Short-term memory loss7.41%0.00%92.59%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Insomnia (1,192 people, 42.08%)
  2. Depression (329 people, 11.61%)
  3. Sleep disorder (328 people, 11.58%)
  4. Pain (290 people, 10.24%)
  5. Anxiety (176 people, 6.21%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ambien cr (440 people, 15.53%)
  2. Xanax (370 people, 13.06%)
  3. Lexapro (368 people, 12.99%)
  4. Neurontin (314 people, 11.08%)
  5. Aspirin (299 people, 10.55%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (10 months ago):

  • Have cramps in my calves every night. Exhaustion, severe confusion and forgetfulness are severe.
    I am told something at work and then I am asked a question and cant remember any of it. I have been in the same line of work for 30 years but I cant remember a isimple instruction by my boss. It is going to get me fired soon. Also have trouble with balance and get

    Mother has history of breast cancer. I had a fractured skull when younger. I have had blood clots on my lungs, congestive heart, plus pleuracy.

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  • From this study (12 months ago):

  • Being evaluated for MS

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