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Review: could Diclofenac sodium cause Bad dreams (Nightmares)?





Summary: Bad dreams is found among people who take Diclofenac sodium, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Omeprazole, and have Pain in extremity.

We study 14,187 people who have side effects while taking Diclofenac sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 24 have Bad dreams. Find out below who they are, when they have Bad dreams and more.

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Diclofenac sodium

Diclofenac sodium has active ingredients of diclofenac sodium. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from Diclofenac sodium 14,955 users)

Bad dreams

Bad dreams (unpleasant dreams) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure, pain.(latest reports from Bad dreams 14,120 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 14,186 people reported to have side effects when taking Diclofenac sodium. Among them, 24 people (0.17%) have Bad Dreams.

Trend of Bad dreams in Diclofenac sodium reports

Time on Diclofenac sodium when people have Bad dreams * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Bad dreams55.56%0.00%0.00%11.11%11.11%0.00%22.22%

Gender of people who have Bad dreams when taking Diclofenac sodium * :

FemaleMale
Bad dreams51.72%48.28%

Age of people who have Bad dreams when taking Diclofenac sodium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Bad dreams0.00%0.00%0.00%4.17%33.33%41.67%4.17%16.67%

Severity of Bad dreams when taking Diclofenac sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Bad dreams0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Bad dreams ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Bad dreams0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain in extremity (6 people, 25.00%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (4 people, 16.67%)
  3. Depression (4 people, 16.67%)
  4. Osteoarthritis (2 people, 8.33%)
  5. Fungal infection (2 people, 8.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Omeprazole (3 people, 12.50%)
  2. Chantix (3 people, 12.50%)
  3. Tramadol hcl (3 people, 12.50%)
  4. Grifulvin (2 people, 8.33%)
  5. Celebrex (2 people, 8.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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