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 53,184 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 multiple myeloma. (latest outcomes from 53,459 Dexamethasone users)
Sleepy has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 69,897 Sleepy patients)
On Feb, 2, 2015: 53,184 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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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Sodium Bicarbonate In Plastic Container for a 91-year old man with Potassium - High. The patient has Sleepy
- A study of side effects of Suboxone for a 38-year old man with Heroin Abuse. The patient has Sleepy
- A study of drug interactions between Omeprazole, Nadolol, Concerta for a 62-year old woman with Varices Oesophageal, Portal Hypertension, Narcolepsy. The patient has Sleepiness
- A study of side effects of Allegra for a 22-year old woman with Urticaria Chronic. The patient has Sleepiness (excess sleeping), Frequent Headaches (pain in head), Weight Gain
- A study of drug interactions between Fish Oil, Probiotic, Biotin, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, B Complex Vitamin, Singulair, Metformin, Butalbital; Acetaminophen; Caffeine; Codeine, Norco, Viibryd, Lipitor, Metoprolol Succinate, Cozaar, Synthroid for a 55-year old woman with High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides, General Symptom, Allergy To Plants, Diabetes, Headache - Mixed Tension Migraine, Pain In Jaw, Depression, Hypertension, Hypothyroidism. The patient has Insomnia, Hypersomnia, Fibromyalgia, Headache - Mixed Tension Migraine, Chronic Sinusitis, Arthritis, Rheumatoid Factor Positive, Pain Exacerbated
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