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Review: could Avastin cause Insomnia concerns?

Summary: Insomnia concerns could be caused by Avastin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Zometa, and have Metastases to bone.

We study 23,958 people who have side effects while taking Avastin from FDA and social media. Among them, 149 have Insomnia concerns. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia concerns and more.

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Avastin

Avastin (latest outcomes from 24,085 users) has active ingredients of bevacizumab. It is often used in macular degeneration, glioblastoma multiforme. Commonly reported side effects of Avastin include diarrhea, diarrhoea aggravated, disease progression, nausea aggravated, nausea.

Insomnia concerns

Insomnia concerns (sleeplessness) (latest reports from 778,446 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, pain, pain relief by acupuncture.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 23,958 people reported to have side effects when taking Avastin. Among them, 149 people (0.62%) have Insomnia Concerns. They amount to 0.02% of all the 778,085 people who have Insomnia Concerns on eHealthMe.

Trend of Insomnia concerns in Avastin reports

Time on Avastin when people have Insomnia concerns * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Insomnia concerns49.02%29.41%7.84%13.73%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Insomnia concerns when taking Avastin * :

FemaleMale
Insomnia concerns59.15%40.85%

Age of people who have Insomnia concerns when taking Avastin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Insomnia concerns0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%21.80%34.59%43.61%

Severity of Insomnia concerns when taking Avastin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Insomnia concerns ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Metastases to bone (29 people, 19.46%)
  2. Breast cancer (26 people, 17.45%)
  3. Breast cancer metastatic (20 people, 13.42%)
  4. Lung cancer metastatic (14 people, 9.40%)
  5. Lung adenocarcinoma metastatic (13 people, 8.72%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (97 people, 65.10%)
  2. Xeloda (58 people, 38.93%)
  3. Gemzar (52 people, 34.90%)
  4. Carboplatin (48 people, 32.21%)
  5. Navelbine (47 people, 31.54%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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