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Review: could Lupus cause Insomnia?

We study 5,210 people who have Lupus from FDA and social media. Among them, 92 have Insomnia. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Lupus

Lupus (latest reports from 42,799 patients) can be treated by Plaquenil, Prednisone, Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate, Cellcept, Azathioprine, Methotrexate.

Insomnia

Insomnia (sleeplessness) (latest reports from 767,918 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, pain, stress and anxiety.

On Aug, 11, 2014: 5,208 people who have lupus are studied. Among them, 93 (1.79%) have Insomnia. They amount to 0.01% of all the 777,585 people who have Insomnia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Insomnia in lupus reports

Gender of people who have lupus and experienced Insomnia * :

FemaleMale
Insomnia91.00%9.00%

Age of people who have lupus and experienced Insomnia * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Insomnia0.00%0.00%0.00%3.57%17.86%27.38%29.76%22.62%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Insomnia0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (15 people, 16.13%)
  2. Fibromyalgia (11 people, 11.83%)
  3. Pain (11 people, 11.83%)
  4. Osteoporosis (8 people, 8.60%)
  5. Smoking cessation therapy (7 people, 7.53%)
  6. Depression (7 people, 7.53%)
  7. Gastritis (5 people, 5.38%)
  8. Hyperthyroidism (5 people, 5.38%)
  9. Gastric disorder (4 people, 4.30%)
  10. Back pain (4 people, 4.30%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Plaquenil (31 people, 33.33%)
  2. Benlysta (24 people, 25.81%)
  3. Prednisone (22 people, 23.66%)
  4. Prednisolone (11 people, 11.83%)
  5. Azathioprine (11 people, 11.83%)
  6. Nexium (10 people, 10.75%)
  7. Methotrexate (10 people, 10.75%)
  8. Alprazolam (9 people, 9.68%)
  9. Percocet (9 people, 9.68%)
  10. Zoloft (8 people, 8.60%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • i'm pretty much the most comlex case 4 psychiatrists, 3 psychologists, a nuero scientist/adult mood disorder specialised doctor, 3 gp's, 2 naturopaths and an adhd specialist have ever come accross. i'm basically a pharmacy on legs with over 32types of medications tried in 13 months including those i've mentioned above. i admitted myself into hospital (to get a team around me) for 3 weeks in the psych ward in july 2013 but was granted an agreed by patient/all the different types of doctors and nursing staff to b words) and 'what planet am i from (using a nurses exact words) because i'm soe released early as they had 'no lollies left to try' (using the head psych's exact words referring to prescription medications) anr how so rediculously med-resistant to all that could be tried. the night nurses were actually scare d of me, not by any violence or anything at all alike, but by my uncanny ability to be dosed so very very highly on so many potent medications and extreme combinations to no avail. i've had 9ver 25 blood tests, ultrasounds, brain imagery mri's, sleep disorders studies in hospital and numerous other forms of clinical testing to still be on the rollercoaster and the viscous cycle 13months later and i'm still in the same boat! it's been said way more than just a few times that i'm one hell of a case for the record books!

    Reply

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • I was presecribed Betacap for what appeared initially to be bad scalp psoriasis ( not then pustular). I was later diagnosed with cutaneous lupus ( other lesions etc on skin). I had some localised alopecia and initially the Betacap was, in my view, the drug that seemed to calm down the psoriasis entirely and regrowth started. I was placed on Plaquenil when I was diagnosed with lupus 6 months ago and have been on 400 mgs daily for 3 or 4 months. Recently I have had very painfully pus-filled bumps on my scalp ( in the region where I used to apply the Betacap and where there had been hairloss). I note that both PLaquenil and Betacap can cause pustular psoriasis. I am currently being treated with clarithromycin for the pustular boils/scabs ( one week).

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