Zolpidem and Constipation - from FDA reports


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 Zometa, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Zolpidem. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 38,754 people who have side effects when taking Zolpidem from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 28, 2017

38,754 people reported to have side effects when taking Zolpidem.
Among them, 715 people (1.84%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zolpidem cause Constipation?

Time on Zolpidem when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 54.84 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.13 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 19.35 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.68 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Zolpidem *:

  • female: 66.76 %
  • male: 33.24 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Zolpidem *:

  • 0-1: 0.17 %
  • 2-9: 0.34 %
  • 10-19: 1.2 %
  • 20-29: 2.23 %
  • 30-39: 8.59 %
  • 40-49: 13.4 %
  • 50-59: 20.1 %
  • 60+: 53.95 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (90 people, 12.59%)
  • Insomnia (88 people, 12.31%)
  • Depression (81 people, 11.33%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (80 people, 11.19%)
  • High Blood Pressure (60 people, 8.39%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (127 people, 17.76%)
  • Ambien (116 people, 16.22%)
  • Lorazepam (97 people, 13.57%)
  • Aspirin (93 people, 13.01%)
  • Oxycontin (80 people, 11.19%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (210 people, 29.37%)
  • Nausea (198 people, 27.69%)
  • Pain (192 people, 26.85%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (185 people, 25.87%)
  • Weakness (162 people, 22.66%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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