Review: could Dexamethasone cause Sleepy (Drowsiness)?
Summary: Sleepy is found among people who take Dexamethasone, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Dexamethasone tab, and have Multiple myeloma. We study 53,187 people who have side effects while taking Dexamethasone from FDA and social media. Among them, 744 have Sleepy. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleepy and more.
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Dexamethasone has active ingredients of dexamethasone. It is often used in swelling. (latest outcomes from 53,462 Dexamethasone users)
Sleepy has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 69,953 Sleepy patients)
On May, 16, 2015: 53,187 people reported to have side effects when taking Dexamethasone. Among them, 744 people (1.40%) have Sleepy.
Time on Dexamethasone when people have Sleepy * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Sleepy when taking Dexamethasone * :
Age of people who have Sleepy when taking Dexamethasone * :
Severity of Sleepy when taking Dexamethasone ** :
How people recovered from Sleepy ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (248 people, 33.33%)
- Pain (106 people, 14.25%)
- Prophylaxis (52 people, 6.99%)
- Hypertension (32 people, 4.30%)
- Nausea (30 people, 4.03%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Dexamethasone tab (142 people, 19.09%)
- Velcade (139 people, 18.68%)
- Zometa (111 people, 14.92%)
- Revlimid (101 people, 13.58%)
- Acetaminophen (91 people, 12.23%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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