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Review: could Ambien cause Weight loss?





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 43,106 people who have side effects while taking Ambien from FDA and social media. Among them, 449 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 46,720 users)

Weight loss

Weight loss has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety.(latest reports from Weight loss 16,911 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 43,096 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien. Among them, 449 people (1.04%) have Weight Loss.

Trend of Weight loss in Ambien reports

Time on Ambien when people have Weight loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight loss0.00%7.14%7.14%28.57%21.43%28.57%7.14%

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

FemaleMale
Weight loss68.18%31.82%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight loss0.50%0.00%0.25%5.20%20.05%30.94%18.81%24.26%

Severity of Weight loss when taking Ambien ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight loss0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Weight loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Weight loss0.00%33.33%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (118 people, 26.28%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (104 people, 23.16%)
  3. Insomnia (91 people, 20.27%)
  4. Sleep disorder (82 people, 18.26%)
  5. Anxiety (72 people, 16.04%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (218 people, 48.55%)
  2. Zometa (113 people, 25.17%)
  3. Protonix (112 people, 24.94%)
  4. Lisinopril (104 people, 23.16%)
  5. Risperdal (103 people, 22.94%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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