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Review: could Hepatitis c cause Insomnia?

We study 30,023 people who have Hepatitis c from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,709 have Insomnia. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Hepatitis c

Hepatitis c (latest reports from 56,453 patients) is typically treated by Ribavirin, Pegasys, Peginterferon, Incivek.

Insomnia

Insomnia (sleeplessness) (latest reports from 776,278 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, pain, stress and anxiety.

On Jul, 12, 2014: 30,022 people who have hepatitis c are studied. Among them, 1,709 (5.69%) have Insomnia. They amount to 0.22% of all the 771,104 people who have Insomnia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Insomnia in hepatitis c reports

Gender of people who have hepatitis c and experienced Insomnia * :

FemaleMale
Insomnia50.98%49.02%

Age of people who have hepatitis c and experienced Insomnia * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Insomnia0.00%0.03%0.06%1.11%7.08%32.17%46.90%12.67%

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Depression (165 people, 9.65%)
  2. Hypertension (75 people, 4.39%)
  3. Anxiety (63 people, 3.69%)
  4. Pain (55 people, 3.22%)
  5. Hypothyroidism (24 people, 1.40%)
  6. Back pain (23 people, 1.35%)
  7. Blood pressure (20 people, 1.17%)
  8. Prophylaxis (18 people, 1.05%)
  9. Diabetes mellitus (18 people, 1.05%)
  10. Hiv infection (15 people, 0.88%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Ribavirin (1,709 people, 100.00%)
  2. Peg-intron (1,461 people, 85.49%)
  3. Pegasys (1,378 people, 80.63%)
  4. Rebetol (810 people, 47.40%)
  5. Copegus (569 people, 33.29%)
  6. Incivek (415 people, 24.28%)
  7. Ribasphere (385 people, 22.53%)
  8. Xanax (167 people, 9.77%)
  9. Intron a (136 people, 7.96%)
  10. Zoloft (126 people, 7.37%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (13 hours ago):

  • After completion of Hepatitis C treatment the above symptoms started getting better but she got pneumonia and hospitalized (plural effusion and mild pericardial effusion)in the last of third month (after cessation of Hep C therapy). Her Anti-dsDNA was 1334 and ANA was 1.59(normal range (as per Lab) was <1.5), C3,C4 and ENA titers were all in normal ranges.Now she is being given Steriods (Deltacortril) and HCQ 200 which has been tapered down to one tablet of Deltacortril(prednisolone) on alternate day and one tablet HCQ daily. Presently she is having Uriticaria otherwise she is fine.

    Reply

  • From this study (6 days ago):

  • When my levels are normal I am only taking 50mg every eight hours. When increased to 100mg ever 8 the hyperthyroidism comes back. Weight loss 6-10 pounds, increased sleep disturbance and anxiety.

    Reply

    trouboemaker on Jul, 5, 2014:

    Still experiencing weight loss 5ft 8in at 110lbs. Increased intake of calories over the last three months and still unable to gain weight. High pulse rate 112 while resting. Female 28

    Reply

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • The tremors/shakiness are intermittent. It is possible I could have had a constant shingles outbreak for over 7 yrs now due to my severely suppressed immune system. It takes me several weeks to be able to recover from these symptoms once treatment is stopped. However, I'm not sure if there will be irreparable damage to my kidneys at this point.

    Reply

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