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Review: could Dexilant cause Terminal insomnia?

Summary: Terminal insomnia could be caused by Dexilant, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease.

We study 1,266 people who have side effects while taking Dexilant from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Terminal insomnia and more.

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Dexilant

Dexilant (latest outcomes from 1,493 users) has active ingredients of dexlansoprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease, reflux gastritis. Commonly reported side effects of Dexilant include nausea, nausea aggravated, diarrhea, diarrhoea aggravated, headache.

Terminal insomnia

Terminal insomnia (a sleep disorder in which there is an inability to fall asleep or to stay asleep as long as desired) (latest reports from 1,497 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure.

On Apr, 7, 2014: 1,294 people reported to have side effects when taking Dexilant. Among them, 1 people (0.08%) has Terminal Insomnia. They amount to 0.07% of all the 1,483 people who have Terminal Insomnia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Terminal insomnia in Dexilant reports

Time on Dexilant when people have Terminal insomnia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Terminal insomnia0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Terminal insomnia when taking Dexilant * :

FemaleMale
Terminal insomnia100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Terminal insomnia when taking Dexilant * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Terminal insomnia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Severity of Terminal insomnia when taking Dexilant ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Terminal insomnia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (1 people, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

n/a

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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On eHealthMe, Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) is often used for gastroesophageal reflux disease. Find out below the conditions Dexilant is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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  • From this study (4 weeks ago):

  • Seems like it is resistant to medications and it is recurring and seems like treatment just makes it more worse.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • Have taken Dexilant before with no issue (and it worked like magic to relieve GERD symptoms). The other day I took first pill and felt bad pain/stiffness in my neck and jaw. Day 2: 1 hour after taking the pill, bad neck/jaw pain again. I am skipping today's pill as I feel a little better now. Will try again tomorrow if pain has fully subsided.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • dry itching skin... arms legs face hands feet back. took dexilant for 5weeks when i was first diagnosed with barrets esohpagus. Went of the medicine due to insurance and took pantoprazole... severe itching went off this medicine for 30 days. just started with the dexilant again. i did not have itching the first time i took dexilant for 5wks. but having itching now. not sure if it is the medicine or if it is a side effect that is contributing to my dry skin and dry mouth. if this is something that is serious or safe???

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