Review: could Advil cause Sleepiness (Drowsiness)?
Summary: Sleepiness is found among people who take Advil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Advil liqui-gels, and have Pain.
We study 21,443 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 has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in headache. (latest outcomes from 22,825 Advil users)
Sleepiness (excess sleeping) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 69,920 Sleepiness patients)
On Mar, 14, 2015: 21,443 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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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Fentanyl-100 for a 76-year old man with Pain. The patient has Sleepy, Fatigue - Chronic (long feeling of tiredness)
- A study of drug interactions between Lamotrigine, Valproic Acid for a 45-year old man with Epilepsy. The patient has Sleepy
- A study of side effects of Advil for a 54-year old woman with Headache. The patient has Anaphylactic Shock (severe and rapid and sometimes fatal hypersensitivity reaction to a substance)
- A study of side effects of Cellcept for a 21-year old woman with Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura. The patient has Chills (felling of cold), Lack Of Strength, Muscle Weakness, Weakness, Sweating - Excessive (abnormally increased sweating), Fever, Sleepiness (excess sleeping), Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness (feeling of tiredness), Diarrhoea, Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
- A study of side effects of Pristiq for a 33-year old woman with Anxiety Disorder. The patient has Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement), Sleepy, Irritability, Mania Aggravated (a state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood)
Recent Advil related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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