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Review: could Avastin cause Insomnia concerns (Insomnia)?

Summary: Insomnia concerns is found among people who take Avastin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Metastases to bone.

We study 23,967 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 has active ingredients of bevacizumab. It is often used in macular degeneration. (latest outcomes from 24,095 Avastin users)

Insomnia concerns

Insomnia concerns (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 131,297 Insomnia concerns patients)

On Jan, 13, 2015: 23,966 people reported to have side effects when taking Avastin. Among them, 149 people (0.62%) have Insomnia Concerns.

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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