Ambien and Sudden death - from FDA reports


Summary

Sudden death 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 Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 58,094 people who have side effects while taking Ambien from FDA. Among them, 1,318 have Sudden death. Find out below who they are, when they have Sudden death and more.

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Ambien

Ambien has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in False. (latest outcomes from Ambien 63,969 users)

Sudden Death

Sudden death has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, chronic myeloid leukaemia, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 343,988 Sudden death patients).

On Jan, 27, 2017

58,094 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien.
Among them, 1,318 people (2.27%) have Sudden Death


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ambien cause Sudden death?

Time on Ambien when people have Sudden Death *:

  • < 1 month: 46.15 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.92 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.69 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.54 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.85 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.85 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Sudden Death when taking Ambien *:

  • female: 54.94 %
  • male: 45.06 %

Age of people who have Sudden Death when taking Ambien *:

  • 0-1: 0.41 %
  • 2-9: 0.2 %
  • 10-19: 0.41 %
  • 20-29: 2.53 %
  • 30-39: 7.4 %
  • 40-49: 13.58 %
  • 50-59: 22.8 %
  • 60+: 52.68 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (131 people, 9.94%)
  • Pain (130 people, 9.86%)
  • Insomnia (95 people, 7.21%)
  • Depression (93 people, 7.06%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (57 people, 4.32%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (273 people, 20.71%)
  • Lasix (226 people, 17.15%)
  • Zofran (186 people, 14.11%)
  • Aredia (185 people, 14.04%)
  • Aspirin (173 people, 13.13%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (337 people, 25.57%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (305 people, 23.14%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (252 people, 19.12%)
  • Weakness (243 people, 18.44%)
  • Fatigue (243 people, 18.44%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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