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 30,916 people who have side effects while taking Advil from FDA. Among them, 621 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 32,716 users)

Sleepiness

Sleepiness (excess sleeping) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 114,709 Sleepiness patients).

On Dec, 22, 2016

30,916 people reported to have side effects when taking Advil.
Among them, 621 people (2.01%) have Sleepiness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Advil cause Sleepiness?

Time on Advil when people have Sleepiness *:

  • < 1 month: 85.96 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.53 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 1.75 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 1.75 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Sleepiness when taking Advil *:

  • female: 64.9 %
  • male: 35.1 %

Age of people who have Sleepiness when taking Advil *:

  • 0-1: 1.87 %
  • 2-9: 6.32 %
  • 10-19: 10.3 %
  • 20-29: 5.85 %
  • 30-39: 10.07 %
  • 40-49: 19.67 %
  • 50-59: 15.69 %
  • 60+: 30.21 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (94 people, 15.14%)
  • Headache (35 people, 5.64%)
  • High Blood Pressure (33 people, 5.31%)
  • Back Pain (29 people, 4.67%)
  • Migraine (28 people, 4.51%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tylenol (59 people, 9.50%)
  • Lyrica (45 people, 7.25%)
  • Xanax (40 people, 6.44%)
  • Ambien (38 people, 6.12%)
  • Neurontin (37 people, 5.96%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (156 people, 25.12%)
  • Dizziness (112 people, 18.04%)
  • Nausea (108 people, 17.39%)
  • Headache (107 people, 17.23%)
  • Weakness (92 people, 14.81%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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