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Review: could Avastin cause Insomnia concerns?

We study 23,962 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 24,089 users) has active ingredients of bevacizumab. It is often used in macular degeneration.

Insomnia concerns

Insomnia concerns (sleeplessness) (latest reports from 776,271 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, pain, stress and anxiety.

On Jul, 6, 2014: 23,962 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 765,904 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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  • I was diagnosed with MND IN 2012. Changed to Functional Disorder in 2013. Changed to Tardive Dystonia in 2014.
    None of these diagnoses fit. I have had 2 EMG's of which I obtained a copy of the results ad. The first one does indicate MND, but there was no further deterioration. Therefore it was not MND.
    after the 2nd EMG it was intimated that the test wS clear and therefore it was of a functional nature. I was sent for a second opinion by my Neurologist and was then told it was drug induced TD.
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    Still experiencing weight loss 5ft 8in at 110lbs. Increased intake of calories over the last three months and still unable to gain weight. High pulse rate 112 while resting. Female 28

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