Could Advil cause Sleepiness - from FDA reports


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 Tylenol, and have Pain . We study 24,518 people who have side effects while taking Advil from FDA. Among them, 463 have Sleepiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleepiness and more.

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Advil

Advil has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Advil 32,699 users)

Sleepiness

Sleepiness (excess sleeping) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 114,690 Sleepiness patients).

On Nov, 20, 2016

24,518 people reported to have side effects when taking Advil.
Among them, 463 people (1.89%) have Sleepiness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Advil cause Sleepiness?

Time on Advil when people have Sleepiness *:

  • < 1 month: 72.97 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.22 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.41 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.7 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 2.7 %

Gender of people who have Sleepiness when taking Advil *:

  • female: 65.42 %
  • male: 34.58 %

Age of people who have Sleepiness when taking Advil *:

  • 0-1: 0.96 %
  • 2-9: 2.89 %
  • 10-19: 11.25 %
  • 20-29: 5.47 %
  • 30-39: 12.22 %
  • 40-49: 20.26 %
  • 50-59: 15.43 %
  • 60+: 31.51 %

Severity of Sleepiness **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 66.67 %
  • most severe: 33.33 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tylenol (52 people, 11.23%)
  • Xanax (30 people, 6.48%)
  • Neurontin (28 people, 6.05%)
  • Aleve (28 people, 6.05%)
  • Lyrica (27 people, 5.83%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Pressure (28 people, 6.05%)
  • Narcolepsy (24 people, 5.18%)
  • Back Pain (24 people, 5.18%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Fatigue (121 people, 26.13%)
  • Dizziness (97 people, 20.95%)
  • Nausea (83 people, 17.93%)
  • Headache (83 people, 17.93%)
  • Weakness (73 people, 15.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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