Ambien and Seizure - from FDA reports
Seizure 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 Xanax, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Seizure with Ambien. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 62,274 people who have side effects when taking Ambien from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Oct, 24, 2017
62,274 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien.
Among them, 185 people (0.3%) have Seizure
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Ambien when people have Seizure *:
- < 1 month: 16.67 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 8.33 %
- 2 - 5 years: 16.67 %
- 5 - 10 years: 50.0 %
- 10+ years: 8.33 %
Gender of people who have Seizure when taking Ambien *:
- female: 71.1 %
- male: 28.9 %
Age of people who have Seizure when taking Ambien *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.85 %
- 10-19: 0.85 %
- 20-29: 9.4 %
- 30-39: 19.66 %
- 40-49: 26.5 %
- 50-59: 20.51 %
- 60+: 22.22 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (40 people, 21.62%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (39 people, 21.08%)
- Pain (26 people, 14.05%)
- Stress And Anxiety (23 people, 12.43%)
- Narcolepsy (22 people, 11.89%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xanax (30 people, 16.22%)
- Cymbalta (29 people, 15.68%)
- Keppra (27 people, 14.59%)
- Xyrem (23 people, 12.43%)
- Lyrica (23 people, 12.43%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fall (33 people, 17.84%)
- Stress And Anxiety (23 people, 12.43%)
- High Blood Pressure (22 people, 11.89%)
- Dizziness (22 people, 11.89%)
- Memory Loss (19 people, 10.27%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I'm a male that is almost 73 years old. I've been on Ambien for almost three months. About 20 days ago I started experiencing feeling hot in the head and shoulders. At first these hot feelings would start in the middle of the afternoon and end in the early evening. But now they sometimes start ...
I've been looking everywhere for answers before consulting with my doctor so I would love some insight if possible please. I have had chronic pancreatitis since my freshman year in college (6 years ago) and that is when I began taking medication. Shortly after, I had a seizure and the doctors ...
hes been on his meds for the sezures sence he was 2 and now 14 (lamotrigine), and just got put on flomax for his kidney stones a month ago , and he had a sezure sunday morning out of no where , do you think taking them both together may have cause this to happen ?
User reviews to the study
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