Review: could Acetaminophen cause Sleepiness?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 5, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 69,383 people who take Acetaminophen. Among them, 1,333 have Sleepiness. See who they are, when they have Sleepiness and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Acetaminophen (latest outcomes from 70,658 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen. It is often used in pain, pain relief by acupuncture. Commonly reported side effects of Acetaminophen include fever, nausea, nausea and vomiting, completed suicide, weakness.
Sleepiness (excess sleeping) (latest reports from 481,441 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, quit smoking.
On Feb, 20, 2014: 65,002 people reported to have side effects when taking Acetaminophen. Among them, 1,259 people (1.94%) have Sleepiness.
Time on Acetaminophen when people have Sleepiness * :
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Gender of people who have Sleepiness when taking Acetaminophen * :
Age of people who have Sleepiness when taking Acetaminophen * :
Severity of Sleepiness when taking Acetaminophen ** :
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How people recovered from Sleepiness ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (218 people, 17.32%)
- Depression (79 people, 6.27%)
- Hypertension (78 people, 6.20%)
- Anxiety (37 people, 2.94%)
- Suicide attempt (33 people, 2.62%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (196 people, 15.57%)
- Ibuprofen (124 people, 9.85%)
- Omeprazole (121 people, 9.61%)
- Furosemide (112 people, 8.90%)
- Oxycodone hcl (100 people, 7.94%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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