Ambien and Sudden death - from FDA reports
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. This review analyzes which people have Sudden death 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, 21, 2017
62,274 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien.
Among them, 1,397 people (2.24%) have Sudden death
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Ambien when people have Sudden death *:
- < 1 month: 44.44 %
- 1 - 6 months: 25.93 %
- 6 - 12 months: 7.41 %
- 1 - 2 years: 11.11 %
- 2 - 5 years: 7.41 %
- 5 - 10 years: 3.7 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Sudden death when taking Ambien *:
- female: 54.99 %
- male: 45.01 %
Age of people who have Sudden death when taking Ambien *:
- 0-1: 0.38 %
- 2-9: 0.19 %
- 10-19: 0.38 %
- 20-29: 2.49 %
- 30-39: 6.99 %
- 40-49: 13.6 %
- 50-59: 22.22 %
- 60+: 53.74 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (140 people, 10.02%)
- Pain (135 people, 9.66%)
- Depression (96 people, 6.87%)
- Stress And Anxiety (61 people, 4.37%)
- High Blood Pressure (57 people, 4.08%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (277 people, 19.83%)
- Lasix (239 people, 17.11%)
- Zofran (197 people, 14.10%)
- Aredia (185 people, 13.24%)
- Ativan (179 people, 12.81%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (338 people, 24.19%)
- Stress And Anxiety (306 people, 21.90%)
- Breathing Difficulty (255 people, 18.25%)
- Weakness (250 people, 17.90%)
- Fatigue (247 people, 17.68%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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