Ambien and Short-term memory loss - from FDA reports


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 Xanax, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Short-term memory loss with Ambien. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 62,274 people who have side effects when taking Ambien from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 20, 2017

62,274 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien.
Among them, 3,402 people (5.46%) have Short-term memory loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ambien cause Short-term memory loss?

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

  • < 1 month: 29.3 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.81 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.46 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.11 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.88 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.79 %
  • 10+ years: 2.64 %

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

  • female: 63.02 %
  • male: 36.98 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.05 %
  • 2-9: 0.05 %
  • 10-19: 1.32 %
  • 20-29: 5.22 %
  • 30-39: 13.57 %
  • 40-49: 23.0 %
  • 50-59: 25.95 %
  • 60+: 30.85 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (339 people, 9.96%)
  • Pain (301 people, 8.85%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (216 people, 6.35%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (136 people, 4.00%)
  • High Blood Pressure (136 people, 4.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (413 people, 12.14%)
  • Neurontin (326 people, 9.58%)
  • Lexapro (326 people, 9.58%)
  • Cymbalta (284 people, 8.35%)
  • Nexium (275 people, 8.08%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Sleep Walking (847 people, 24.90%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (708 people, 20.81%)
  • Road Traffic Accident (631 people, 18.55%)
  • Fall (621 people, 18.25%)
  • Fatigue (604 people, 17.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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