Review: could Advil cause Sleepiness?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 4, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.8/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 21,365 people who take Advil. Among them, 440 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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Advil (latest outcomes from 21,206 users) has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain, headache. Commonly reported side effects of Advil include pain, pain relief by acupuncture, acupuncture and pain, pain exacerbated, nausea.
Sleepiness (excess sleeping) (latest reports from 480,691 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, quit smoking.
On Mar, 4, 2014: 21,365 people reported to have side effects when taking Advil. Among them, 440 people (2.06%) 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%)
- Lyrica (35 people, 7.95%)
- Acetaminophen (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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