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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 Hypertension.

We study 1,694 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

Benzonatate (latest outcomes from 2,009 users) has active ingredients of benzonatate. It is often used in cough.

Trend of benzonatate reports

Sleepiness

Sleepiness (excess sleeping) (latest reports from 494,636 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety.

Trend of Sleepiness reports

On Oct, 26, 2014: 1,694 people reported to have side effects when taking Benzonatate. Among them, 28 people (1.65%) have Sleepiness.

Trend of Sleepiness in Benzonatate reports

Time on Benzonatate when people have Sleepiness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sleepiness100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Sleepiness when taking Benzonatate * :

FemaleMale
Sleepiness67.86%32.14%

Age of people who have Sleepiness when taking Benzonatate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sleepiness0.00%3.85%0.00%0.00%3.85%11.54%46.15%34.62%

Severity of Sleepiness when taking Benzonatate ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Sleepiness ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (7 people, 25.00%)
  2. Smoking cessation therapy (6 people, 21.43%)
  3. Bipolar disorder (6 people, 21.43%)
  4. Hepatitis c (4 people, 14.29%)
  5. Plasmacytoma (4 people, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Promethazine (9 people, 32.14%)
  2. Omeprazole (8 people, 28.57%)
  3. Amoxicillin (7 people, 25.00%)
  4. Cyclobenzaprine (7 people, 25.00%)
  5. Chantix (7 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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