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Review: could Zolpidem cause Constipation?

Summary: Constipation is found among people who take Zolpidem, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zolpidem tartrate, and have Depression.

We study 24,415 people who have side effects while taking Zolpidem from FDA and social media. Among them, 454 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Zolpidem

Zolpidem has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from 25,550 Zolpidem users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,342 Constipation patients)

On Dec, 30, 2014: 24,410 people reported to have side effects when taking Zolpidem. Among them, 455 people (1.86%) have Constipation.

Trend of Constipation in Zolpidem reports

Time on Zolpidem when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation38.89%22.22%19.44%16.67%2.78%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Zolpidem * :

FemaleMale
Constipation72.38%27.62%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Zolpidem * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.24%0.00%3.37%2.40%11.06%14.18%19.47%49.28%

Severity of Constipation when taking Zolpidem ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%28.57%42.86%28.57%

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Constipation0.00%100.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (65 people, 14.29%)
  2. Pain (53 people, 11.65%)
  3. Insomnia (51 people, 11.21%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (43 people, 9.45%)
  5. Hypertension (30 people, 6.59%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zolpidem tartrate (242 people, 53.19%)
  2. Zometa (107 people, 23.52%)
  3. Lorazepam (101 people, 22.20%)
  4. Ambien (98 people, 21.54%)
  5. Aspirin (96 people, 21.10%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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