Review: could Depo-medrol cause Sleeplessness?
We study 2,145 people who have side effects while taking Depo-medrol from FDA and social media. Among them, 126 have Sleeplessness. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleeplessness and more.
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Depo-medrol (latest outcomes from 2,180 users) has active ingredients of methylprednisolone acetate. It is often used in birth control.
Sleeplessness (a sleep disorder in which there is an inability to fall asleep or to stay asleep as long as desired) (latest reports from 772,759 patients) has been reported by people with depression, insomnia, quit smoking, high blood pressure, pain.
On Aug, 23, 2014: 2,145 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-medrol. Among them, 126 people (5.87%) have Sleeplessness. They amount to 0.02% of all the 785,030 people who have Sleeplessness on eHealthMe.
Time on Depo-medrol when people have Sleeplessness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Sleeplessness when taking Depo-medrol * :
Severity of Sleeplessness when taking Depo-medrol ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Sleeplessness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (24 people, 19.05%)
- Back pain (22 people, 17.46%)
- Neck pain (16 people, 12.70%)
- Bone density abnormal (16 people, 12.70%)
- Osteoporosis (16 people, 12.70%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (39 people, 30.95%)
- Bextra (34 people, 26.98%)
- Fosamax (33 people, 26.19%)
- Flonase (32 people, 25.40%)
- Aspirin (32 people, 25.40%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Immediately after getting the shot in my upper trapezius area for a pinched nerve (C7 radiculathopy) I could taste the medicine in my mouth, and I involuntarily exhaled deeply. I could feel the medicine hit the bottom of my left abdomen wall. Immediately, my lungs and chest felt as if an elephant was sitting on them. I couldn't breathe, and the pain in my abdomen paralyzed me. I finally notified a nurse and they stuck another needle in me and gave me a muscle relaxant, and oxygen. Then the doctor ordered an x-ray on inhale and exhale. I needed assistance to remove my shirt to apply the gown for the x-ray. 30 minutes later I felt okay, but the pain was still there. I couldn't sleep at all that night, my heart was racing. The next day, my face and chest looked as it I had 3rd degree burns they were so red. 2 days later, I finally feel better.
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On eHealthMe, Depo-medrol (methylprednisolone acetate) is often used for birth control. Find out below the conditions Depo-medrol is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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