Review: could Ambien cause Sudden death (Death)?
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 43,157 people who have side effects while taking Ambien from FDA and social media. Among them, 880 have Sudden death. Find out below who they are, when they have Sudden death and more.
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Ambien has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from 46,768 Ambien users)
Sudden death (latest reports from 177,491 Sudden death patients)
On Mar, 17, 2015: 43,150 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien. Among them, 880 people (2.04%) have Sudden Death.
Time on Ambien when people have Sudden death * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Sudden death||36.00%||32.00%||4.00%||20.00%||4.00%||4.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Sudden death when taking Ambien * :
|Sudden death||57.04%||42.96% |
Age of people who have Sudden death when taking Ambien * :
|Sudden death||0.56%||0.14%||0.00%||3.21%||8.38%||14.66%||23.88%||49.16% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (90 people, 10.23%)
- Pain (90 people, 10.23%)
- Depression (77 people, 8.75%)
- Insomnia (66 people, 7.50%)
- Breast cancer (44 people, 5.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (201 people, 22.84%)
- Aspirin (179 people, 20.34%)
- Lasix (151 people, 17.16%)
- Aredia (143 people, 16.25%)
- Protonix (134 people, 15.23%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Ambien for a 73-year old woman with Initial Insomnia. The patient has Breast Discharge
- A study of side effects of Ambien for a 82-year old man with Melanin. The patient has Insomnia (sleeplessness)
- A study of drug interactions between Advil, Ambien, Ponstel, Yasmin, Clonazepam, Adderall for a 28-year old woman with Inflammation, Insomnia, Menstrual Cramp Relief, Birth Control, Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Add. The patient has Fatigue, Onycholysis
- A study of drug interactions between Alcohol, Gemfibrozil, Omeprazole, Bupropion Hydrochloride for a 53-year old man with None, Blood Triglycerides, Acid Reflux, Major Depression. The patient has Death
- A study of side effects of Ambien for a 32-year old woman with Insomnia. The patient has Swollen Tongue (swelling of tongue)
Recent Ambien related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Restoril, Ambien for a 69-year old woman who has Chronic Insomnia
- Comparions of Ambien, Welchol for a 90-year old woman who has Sleeplessness
- Comparions of Valerian, Ambien for a 38-year old man who has Insomnia
- Comparions of Azathioprine, Zolpidem for a 82-year old woman who has Insomnia, Auto Immune Disease, Neuropathy, Spinal Stenosis, High Blood Pressure
- Comparions of Prednisone, Omeprazole, Linzess, Ambien for a 22-year old woman who has Migraine
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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