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Review: could Acetaminophen cause Sleepiness (Drowsiness)?

We study 69,428 people who have side effects while taking Acetaminophen from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,334 have Sleepiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleepiness and more.

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Acetaminophen

Acetaminophen (latest outcomes from 70,695 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen. It is often used in pain.

Sleepiness

Sleepiness (excess sleeping) (latest reports from 494,387 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety.

On Sep, 10, 2014: 69,428 people reported to have side effects when taking Acetaminophen. Among them, 1,334 people (1.92%) have Sleepiness.

Trend of Sleepiness in Acetaminophen reports

Time on Acetaminophen when people have Sleepiness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sleepiness81.08%13.51%1.80%1.80%0.90%0.00%0.90%

Gender of people who have Sleepiness when taking Acetaminophen * :

FemaleMale
Sleepiness58.71%41.29%

Age of people who have Sleepiness when taking Acetaminophen * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sleepiness1.16%4.11%5.81%6.59%11.01%15.04%12.40%43.88%

Severity of Sleepiness when taking Acetaminophen ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sleepiness0.00%33.33%66.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Sleepiness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Sleepiness0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (228 people, 17.09%)
  2. Hypertension (85 people, 6.37%)
  3. Depression (82 people, 6.15%)
  4. Anxiety (41 people, 3.07%)
  5. Suicide attempt (33 people, 2.47%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (206 people, 15.44%)
  2. Omeprazole (131 people, 9.82%)
  3. Ibuprofen (127 people, 9.52%)
  4. Furosemide (117 people, 8.77%)
  5. Oxycodone hcl (105 people, 7.87%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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