Ambien and Weight loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight loss is found among people who take Ambien, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Seroquel, and have Depression . We study 58,094 people who have side effects while taking Ambien from FDA. Among them, 473 have Weight loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight loss and more.

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Ambien

Ambien has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Ambien 63,975 users)

Weight Loss

Weight loss has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 27,764 Weight loss patients).

On Feb, 16, 2017

58,094 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien.
Among them, 473 people (0.81%) have Weight Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ambien cause Weight loss?

Time on Ambien when people have Weight Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 28.57 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 28.57 %
  • 10+ years: 28.57 %

Gender of people who have Weight Loss when taking Ambien *:

  • female: 67.88 %
  • male: 32.12 %

Age of people who have Weight Loss when taking Ambien *:

  • 0-1: 0.5 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.25 %
  • 20-29: 5.51 %
  • 30-39: 19.3 %
  • 40-49: 29.82 %
  • 50-59: 19.55 %
  • 60+: 25.06 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (112 people, 23.68%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (100 people, 21.14%)
  • Sleep Disorder (83 people, 17.55%)
  • Insomnia (77 people, 16.28%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (70 people, 14.80%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (212 people, 44.82%)
  • Zometa (127 people, 26.85%)
  • Protonix (123 people, 26.00%)
  • Lisinopril (109 people, 23.04%)
  • Risperdal (107 people, 22.62%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Type 2 Diabetes (197 people, 41.65%)
  • Pain (177 people, 37.42%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (168 people, 35.52%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (167 people, 35.31%)
  • Back Pain (148 people, 31.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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