Review: could Ambien cause Urinary Incontinence?


Summary

Urinary incontinence 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 Breast cancer metastatic . We study 55,431 people who have side effects while taking Ambien from FDA and social media. Among them, 456 have Urinary incontinence. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary incontinence and more.

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Ambien

Ambien has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Ambien 62,490 users)

Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence (inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination) has been reported by people with rashes, constipation, drug ineffective, dry mouth, urinary tract infection (latest reports from 26,211 Urinary incontinence patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

55,431 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien.
Among them, 456 people (0.82%) have Urinary Incontinence


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ambien cause Urinary incontinence?

Time on Ambien when people have Urinary Incontinence *:

  • < 1 month: 69.23 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.38 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.69 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.69 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Urinary Incontinence when taking Ambien *:

  • female: 61.96 %
  • male: 38.04 %

Age of people who have Urinary Incontinence when taking Ambien *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.28 %
  • 10-19: 1.39 %
  • 20-29: 2.5 %
  • 30-39: 13.33 %
  • 40-49: 18.33 %
  • 50-59: 26.67 %
  • 60+: 37.5 %

Severity if Urinary Incontinence when taking Ambien **:

  • least: 25 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 25 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (63 people, 13.82%)
  • Pain (62 people, 13.60%)
  • Anxiety (47 people, 10.31%)
  • Insomnia (42 people, 9.21%)
  • Depression (42 people, 9.21%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (153 people, 33.55%)
  • Xanax (116 people, 25.44%)
  • Prilosec (98 people, 21.49%)
  • Oxycontin (88 people, 19.30%)
  • Celebrex (87 people, 19.08%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Anxiety (213 people, 46.71%)
  • Pain (200 people, 43.86%)
  • Constipation (174 people, 38.16%)
  • Back Pain (167 people, 36.62%)
  • Fall (156 people, 34.21%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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