Zolpidem and Spinal compression fracture - from FDA reports


Spinal compression fracture is found among people who take Zolpidem, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 43,156 people who have side effects when taking Zolpidem from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Aug, 08, 2018

43,156 people reported to have side effects when taking Zolpidem.
Among them, 73 people (0.17%) have Spinal compression fracture


Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on Zolpidem when people have Spinal compression fracture *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 85.71 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 14.29 %

Gender of people who have Spinal compression fracture when taking Zolpidem *:

  • female: 47.89 %
  • male: 52.11 %

Age of people who have Spinal compression fracture when taking Zolpidem *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 1.47 %
  • 40-49: 5.88 %
  • 50-59: 22.06 %
  • 60+: 70.59 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 29 people, 39.73%
  2. High Blood Pressure: 8 people, 10.96%
  3. Metastases To Bone (cancer spreads to bone): 7 people, 9.59%
  4. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 7 people, 9.59%
  5. Stress And Anxiety: 6 people, 8.22%
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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Zometa: 30 people, 41.10%
  2. Aredia: 28 people, 38.36%
  3. Furosemide: 25 people, 34.25%
  4. Prilosec: 23 people, 31.51%
  5. Flexeril: 23 people, 31.51%
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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint): 34 people, 46.58%
  2. Pain: 33 people, 45.21%
  3. Weakness: 30 people, 41.10%
  4. Bone Disorder: 30 people, 41.10%
  5. Osteopenia (a condition where bone mineral density is lower than normal): 30 people, 41.10%
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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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