Review: could Benzonatate cause Sleepiness (Drowsiness)?
Summary: Sleepiness is found among people who take Benzonatate, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Promethazine, and have High blood pressure.
We study 1,698 people who have side effects while taking Benzonatate from FDA and social media. Among them, 28 have Sleepiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleepiness and more.
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Benzonatate has active ingredients of benzonatate. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from 2,014 Benzonatate users)
Sleepiness (excess sleeping) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 69,920 Sleepiness patients)
On Mar, 27, 2015: 1,698 people reported to have side effects when taking Benzonatate. Among them, 28 people (1.65%) have Sleepiness.
Time on Benzonatate when people have Sleepiness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Sleepiness when taking Benzonatate * :
Age of people who have Sleepiness when taking Benzonatate * :
Severity of Sleepiness when taking Benzonatate ** :
How people recovered from Sleepiness ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (7 people, 25.00%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (6 people, 21.43%)
- Bipolar disorder (6 people, 21.43%)
- Hepatitis c (4 people, 14.29%)
- Plasmacytoma (4 people, 14.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Promethazine (9 people, 32.14%)
- Omeprazole (8 people, 28.57%)
- Amoxicillin (7 people, 25.00%)
- Cyclobenzaprine (7 people, 25.00%)
- Chantix (7 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Cellcept for a 21-year old woman with Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura. The patient has Chills (felling of cold), Lack Of Strength, Muscle Weakness, Weakness, Sweating - Excessive (abnormally increased sweating), Fever, Sleepiness (excess sleeping), Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness (feeling of tiredness), Diarrhoea, Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
- A study of side effects of Pristiq for a 33-year old woman with Anxiety Disorder. The patient has Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement), Sleepy, Irritability, Mania Aggravated (a state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood)
- A study of side effects of Seroquel Xr for a 41-year old woman with Bipolar Ii Disorder. The patient has Sleepy, Abdominal Pain, Headache (pain in head)
- A study of side effects of Lithium Carbonate for a 67-year old woman with Bipolar Disorder. The patient has Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development), Dry Mouth, Weight Gain, Sleepiness - During The Day (excess sleeping during day time)
- A study of drug interactions between Ritalin La, Baclofen for a 67-year old woman with Sleepiness - During The Day, Alcohol Abuse. The patient has Sleepiness - During The Day
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