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Review: could Calcium citrate cause Sleepiness (Drowsiness)?





Summary: Sleepiness is found among people who take Calcium citrate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Vitamin d, and have Depression.

We study 1,249 people who have side effects while taking Calcium citrate from FDA and social media. Among them, 30 have Sleepiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleepiness and more.

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Calcium citrate

Calcium citrate has active ingredients of calcium. It is often used in osteopenia. (latest outcomes from Calcium citrate 1,343 users)

Sleepiness

Sleepiness (excess sleeping) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety.(latest reports from Sleepiness 68,687 patients)

On Nov, 29, 2014: 1,249 people reported to have side effects when taking Calcium citrate. Among them, 30 people (2.40%) have Sleepiness.

Trend of Sleepiness in Calcium citrate reports

Time on Calcium citrate when people have Sleepiness * :

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Age of people who have Sleepiness when taking Calcium citrate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sleepiness0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%15.38%38.46%46.15%

Severity of Sleepiness when taking Calcium citrate ** :

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How people recovered from Sleepiness ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (6 people, 20.00%)
  2. Osteoporosis (6 people, 20.00%)
  3. Osteopenia (5 people, 16.67%)
  4. Fibromyalgia (5 people, 16.67%)
  5. Prophylaxis (5 people, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vitamin d (10 people, 33.33%)
  2. Fish oil (9 people, 30.00%)
  3. Fosamax (9 people, 30.00%)
  4. Folic acid (8 people, 26.67%)
  5. Aspirin (8 people, 26.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    (Asked by a 19 year old girl who takes Calcium)
    I was on the Depo Provera shot for exactly a year. When I first got on it I was almost 5'10 and I got off the shot last December, and I now measure barely 5'6. I have no understanding as to why I have lost this much height. I have been trying to figure out the reason for a year now. This shot gave m ...
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    (Asked by a 59 year old woman who has Hypothyroidism, Granuloma Annulare, and takes Topamax, Calcium , Vitamin D, Zetia, Effexor Xr, Levoxyl)
    I have had GA for 2 years now, however it has gotten progressively worse the past 6 months. It has now spread over 80% of my body. I am seeing an Endocrinologist next week as I believe my thyroid may play a big role in this. My Regular Dr. suggested I speak to Endocrinologist about a drug called Met ...

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