Related topic: Acetaminophen, Sleepiness
Review: could Acetaminophen cause Sleepiness?
Summary: Sleepiness could be caused by Acetaminophen, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Pain.
We study 69,410 people who have side effects while taking Acetaminophen from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,333 have Sleepiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleepiness and more.
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Acetaminophen (latest outcomes from 70,671 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen. It is often used in pain.
Sleepiness (excess sleeping) (latest reports from 491,780 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 69,392 people reported to have side effects when taking Acetaminophen. Among them, 1,333 people (1.92%) have Sleepiness. They amount to 0.27% of all the 490,932 people who have Sleepiness on eHealthMe.
Time on Acetaminophen when people have Sleepiness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Sleepiness when taking Acetaminophen * :
Age of people who have Sleepiness when taking Acetaminophen * :
Severity of Sleepiness when taking Acetaminophen ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Sleepiness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (228 people, 17.10%)
- Hypertension (85 people, 6.38%)
- Depression (82 people, 6.15%)
- Anxiety (41 people, 3.08%)
- Suicide attempt (33 people, 2.48%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (205 people, 15.38%)
- Omeprazole (130 people, 9.75%)
- Ibuprofen (127 people, 9.53%)
- Furosemide (117 people, 8.78%)
- Oxycodone hcl (105 people, 7.88%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Acetaminophen (acetaminophen) is often used for pain. Find out below the conditions Acetaminophen is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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