Review: could Atenolol cause Insomnia?


Summary

Insomnia is found among people who take Atenolol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension . We study 79,363 people who have side effects while taking Atenolol from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,679 have Insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia and more.

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Atenolol

Atenolol has active ingredients of atenolol. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Atenolol 81,414 users)

Insomnia

Insomnia (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with drug ineffective, drowsiness, memory loss, fatigue, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 124,281 Insomnia patients).

On Jul, 28, 2016

79,363 people reported to have side effects when taking Atenolol.
Among them, 1,679 people (2.12%) have Insomnia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Atenolol cause Insomnia?

Time on Atenolol when people have Insomnia *:

  • < 1 month: 21.43 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.71 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.14 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 19.64 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.07 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.36 %
  • 10+ years: 19.64 %

Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Atenolol *:

  • female: 64.83 %
  • male: 35.17 %

Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Atenolol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.07 %
  • 30-39: 3.7 %
  • 40-49: 11.32 %
  • 50-59: 24.29 %
  • 60+: 59.62 %

Severity if Insomnia when taking Atenolol **:

  • least: 3.45 %
  • moderate: 44.83 %
  • severe: 44.83 %
  • most severe: 6.9 %

How people recovered from Insomnia **:

  • while on drug: 11.11 %
  • after off the drug: 11.11 %
  • not yet: 77.78 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (266 people)
  • Depression (207 people)
  • Insomnia (142 people)
  • Anxiety (118 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (114 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (249 people)
  • Lisinopril (206 people)
  • Lipitor (202 people)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (171 people)
  • Simvastatin (154 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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