Benzonatate and Sleepiness - from FDA reports
Sleepiness is found among people who take Benzonatate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Hydrochlorothiazide, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Sleepiness with Benzonatate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,194 people who have side effects when taking Benzonatate from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 21, 2017
4,194 people reported to have side effects when taking Benzonatate.
Among them, 66 people (1.57%) have Sleepiness
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Benzonatate when people have Sleepiness *:
- < 1 month: 100 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Sleepiness when taking Benzonatate *:
- female: 73.02 %
- male: 26.98 %
Age of people who have Sleepiness when taking Benzonatate *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 2.04 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 4.08 %
- 30-39: 4.08 %
- 40-49: 20.41 %
- 50-59: 28.57 %
- 60+: 40.82 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (8 people, 12.12%)
- Bipolar Disorder (7 people, 10.61%)
- Quit Smoking (6 people, 9.09%)
- Pain (6 people, 9.09%)
- Stress And Anxiety (5 people, 7.58%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Singulair (9 people, 13.64%)
- Omeprazole (9 people, 13.64%)
- Lisinopril (9 people, 13.64%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (9 people, 13.64%)
- Ondansetron (8 people, 12.12%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (22 people, 33.33%)
- Nausea (18 people, 27.27%)
- Dizziness (18 people, 27.27%)
- Back Pain (12 people, 18.18%)
- Weakness (11 people, 16.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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