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Review: could Advil cause Sleepiness (Drowsiness)?
We study 21,422 people who have side effects while taking Advil from FDA and social media. Among them, 440 have Sleepiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleepiness and more.
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Advil (latest outcomes from 22,807 users) has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in headache.
Sleepiness (excess sleeping) (latest reports from 494,737 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety.
On Sep, 16, 2014: 21,422 people reported to have side effects when taking Advil. Among them, 440 people (2.05%) have Sleepiness.
Time on Advil 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 Advil * :
Age of people who have Sleepiness when taking Advil * :
Severity of Sleepiness when taking Advil ** :
|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 (80 people, 18.18%)
- Insomnia (44 people, 10.00%)
- Headache (27 people, 6.14%)
- Hypertension (26 people, 5.91%)
- Asthma (20 people, 4.55%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Advil liqui-gels (123 people, 27.95%)
- Advil pm (98 people, 22.27%)
- Acetaminophen (35 people, 7.95%)
- Lyrica (35 people, 7.95%)
- Vioxx (31 people, 7.05%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I get severe menstrual cramps, and need to stay functioning at work. I have mixed Mefenamic/Tranzenamic acid tablets and Diazepam beforem felt inrecidibly high for a day and then crashed the next, with vomiting and chronic headaches. I refrained from mixing again, but the pain is so bad sometimes, and my job performance takes priority. Only now I am feeling rather drowsy and a bit too relaxed, finding it hard to focus.
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