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 24,424 people who have side effects while taking Zolpidem from FDA and social media. Among them, 455 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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Zolpidem has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from 25,559 Zolpidem users)
Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,475 Constipation patients)
On Feb, 28, 2015: 24,421 people reported to have side effects when taking Zolpidem. Among them, 455 people (1.86%) have Constipation.
Time on Zolpidem when people have Constipation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Zolpidem * :
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Zolpidem * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Zolpidem ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Constipation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (65 people, 14.29%)
- Pain (53 people, 11.65%)
- Insomnia (51 people, 11.21%)
- Multiple myeloma (43 people, 9.45%)
- Hypertension (30 people, 6.59%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zolpidem tartrate (242 people, 53.19%)
- Zometa (107 people, 23.52%)
- Lorazepam (101 people, 22.20%)
- Ambien (98 people, 21.54%)
- Aspirin (96 people, 21.10%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Levothyroxine Sodium, Wellbutrin for a 63-year old woman with Thyroid Disorder, Depression. The patient has Constipation
- A study of side effects of Ambien for a 73-year old woman with Initial Insomnia. The patient has Breast Discharge
- A study of drug interactions between Suboxone, Celebrex, Clonidine for a 32-year old man with Drug Addiction, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Adhd. The patient has Constipation Aggravated
- A study of side effects of Ambien for a 82-year old man with Melanin. The patient has Insomnia (sleeplessness)
- A study of drug interactions between Advil, Ambien, Ponstel, Yasmin, Clonazepam, Adderall for a 28-year old woman with Inflammation, Insomnia, Menstrual Cramp Relief, Birth Control, Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Add. The patient has Fatigue, Onycholysis
Recent Zolpidem related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Restoril, Ambien for a 69-year old woman who has Chronic Insomnia
- Comparions of Ambien, Welchol for a 90-year old woman who has Sleeplessness
- Comparions of Valerian, Ambien for a 38-year old man who has Insomnia
- Comparions of Azathioprine, Zolpidem for a 82-year old woman who has Insomnia, Auto Immune Disease, Neuropathy, Spinal Stenosis, High Blood Pressure
- Comparions of Prednisone, Omeprazole, Linzess, Ambien for a 22-year old woman who has Migraine
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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