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Review: could Zolpidem cause Constipation?

Summary: Constipation could be caused by Zolpidem, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Zolpidem tartrate, and have Depression.

We study 24,368 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

Zolpidem (latest outcomes from 25,494 users) has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia.

Constipation

Constipation (latest reports from 506,437 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 9, 2014: 24,307 people reported to have side effects when taking Zolpidem. Among them, 455 people (1.87%) have Constipation. They amount to 0.09% of all the 504,583 people who have Constipation on eHealthMe.

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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