Ambien and Urinary incontinence - from FDA reports
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 58,094 people who have side effects while taking Ambien from FDA. Among them, 466 have Urinary incontinence. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary incontinence and more.
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Ambien has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Ambien 63,975 users)
Urinary incontinence (inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 26,814 Urinary incontinence patients).
On Feb, 18, 2017
58,094 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien.
Among them, 466 people (0.8%) have Urinary Incontinence
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Ambien when people have Urinary Incontinence *:
- < 1 month: 80 %
- 1 - 6 months: 10 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 10 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Urinary Incontinence when taking Ambien *:
- female: 62.5 %
- male: 37.5 %
Age of people who have Urinary Incontinence when taking Ambien *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.27 %
- 10-19: 1.36 %
- 20-29: 2.18 %
- 30-39: 13.08 %
- 40-49: 19.07 %
- 50-59: 26.16 %
- 60+: 37.87 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Breast Cancer Metastatic (63 people, 13.52%)
- Pain (62 people, 13.30%)
- Stress And Anxiety (47 people, 10.09%)
- Sleep Disorder (41 people, 8.80%)
- Insomnia (41 people, 8.80%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (153 people, 32.83%)
- Xanax (118 people, 25.32%)
- Prilosec (98 people, 21.03%)
- Oxycontin (88 people, 18.88%)
- Celebrex (87 people, 18.67%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (215 people, 46.14%)
- Pain (202 people, 43.35%)
- Weakness (174 people, 37.34%)
- Constipation (174 people, 37.34%)
- Back Pain (170 people, 36.48%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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