Who have Shunt occlusion with Ambien - from FDA reports

Shunt occlusion is reported only by a few people who take Ambien. We study 69,739 people who have side effects while taking Ambien from FDA. Among them, 5 have Shunt occlusion. Find out below who they are, when they have Shunt occlusion and more.

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On Feb, 10, 2019

69,739 people reported to have side effects when taking Ambien.
Among them, 5 people (0.01%) have Shunt occlusion

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ambien cause Shunt occlusion?

Gender of people who have Shunt occlusion when taking Ambien *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have Shunt occlusion when taking Ambien *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints): 5 people, 100.00%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Vioxx: 5 people, 100.00%
  2. Tenormin: 5 people, 100.00%
  3. Procardia Xl: 5 people, 100.00%
  4. Pravachol: 5 people, 100.00%
  5. Glucophage: 5 people, 100.00%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Weakness: 5 people, 100.00%
  2. Hypovolaemia (a decreased volume of circulating blood in the body): 5 people, 100.00%
  3. Head Injury: 5 people, 100.00%
  4. Gastritis (inflammation of stomach): 5 people, 100.00%
  5. Gait Disturbance: 5 people, 100.00%
  6. Fall: 5 people, 100.00%
  7. Fainting (loss of consciousness and postural tone): 5 people, 100.00%
  8. Enlarged Prostate: 5 people, 100.00%
  9. Dyspnea Exertional: 5 people, 100.00%
  10. Duodenitis (inflammation of the duodenum): 5 people, 100.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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