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Would you have Sleepiness (Drowsiness) when you have Migraine?

Summary: Sleepiness is found among people with Migraine, especially people who are female, 40-49 old, also have Depression, and take medication Imitrex.

We study 529 people who have Sleepiness (Drowsiness) and Migraine from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Migraine

Migraine (headache) can be treated by Topamax, Imitrex, Topiramate, Maxalt, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Propranolol Hydrochloride. (latest reports from 51,619 Migraine patients)

Sleepiness

Sleepiness (excess sleeping) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 69,852 Sleepiness patients)

On Jan, 17, 2015: 529 people who have migraine and Sleepiness are studied.

Trend of Sleepiness in migraine reports

Gender of people who have migraine and experienced Sleepiness * :

FemaleMale
Sleepiness86.67%13.33%

Age of people who have migraine and experienced Sleepiness * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sleepiness0.38%0.19%12.90%12.52%13.66%19.17%27.89%13.28%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sleepiness6.25%37.50%40.62%15.62%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Depression (79 people, 14.93%)
  2. Headache (71 people, 13.42%)
  3. Pain (61 people, 11.53%)
  4. Hypertension (37 people, 6.99%)
  5. Back pain (35 people, 6.62%)
  6. Anxiety (34 people, 6.43%)
  7. Fibromyalgia (34 people, 6.43%)
  8. Nausea (28 people, 5.29%)
  9. Bipolar disorder (25 people, 4.73%)
  10. Blood cholesterol increased (20 people, 3.78%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Imitrex (158 people, 29.87%)
  2. Topamax (117 people, 22.12%)
  3. Relpax (67 people, 12.67%)
  4. Lyrica (66 people, 12.48%)
  5. Maxalt (60 people, 11.34%)
  6. Neurontin (56 people, 10.59%)
  7. Effexor xr (56 people, 10.59%)
  8. Promethazine (50 people, 9.45%)
  9. Phenergan (47 people, 8.88%)
  10. Flonase (44 people, 8.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • use to take darvocet..........great on headaches.....took for 20 years....then removed from market.....so tired and weak that I have trouble getting up two steps to home.......blood levels ok....AC1 is 6..thyroid ok,

    Reply

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • Although I have always required more sleep than most people I know, the condition has gotten progressively more sever over the past 4 years. I am now sleeping 12 hours per night with two 1 to 2 hour naps required during the day.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • I'm experiencing extreme exhaustion over 12 hours after taking 2mg dose; sometimes to point of nodding off whilst driving. I'm pregnant with severe chronic migraines. I'm taking this as an alternative to narcotics (necessary in last pregnancy). I'll try to post an update in a few weeks to see if I build a tolerance or if the symptoms are reduced.

    Reply

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