Review: could Depo-medrol cause Sleeplessness?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 10, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 2,137 people who take Depo-medrol. Among them, 126 have Sleeplessness. See who they are, when they have Sleeplessness and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Depo-medrol (latest outcomes from 2,084 users) has active ingredients of methylprednisolone acetate. Commonly reported side effects of Depo-medrol include pain exacerbated, pain, acupuncture and pain, headache, stress and anxiety.
Sleeplessness (a sleep disorder in which there is an inability to fall asleep or to stay asleep as long as desired) (latest reports from 764,217 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, insomnia, high blood pressure, pain.
On Mar, 10, 2014: 2,137 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-medrol. Among them, 126 people (5.90%) have Sleeplessness. They amount to 0.02% of all the 764,111 people who have Sleeplessness.
Time on Depo-medrol when people have Sleeplessness * :
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Gender of people who have Sleeplessness when taking Depo-medrol * :
Age of people who have Sleeplessness when taking Depo-medrol * :
Severity of Sleeplessness when taking Depo-medrol ** :
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How people recovered from Sleeplessness ** :
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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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