Review: could Fish Oil cause Sleeping Difficulty?


Summary

Sleeping difficulty is found among people who take Fish Oil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Depression . We study 19,099 people who have side effects while taking Fish oil from FDA and social media. Among them, 580 have Sleeping difficulty. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleeping difficulty and more.

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Fish Oil

Fish oil has active ingredients of fish oil. It is often used in supplementation therapy. (latest outcomes from Fish oil 20,166 users)

Sleeping Difficulty

Sleeping difficulty (difficult sleeping) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, drug ineffective, memory loss, fatigue, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 124,281 Sleeping difficulty patients).

On Jul, 29, 2016

19,099 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish Oil.
Among them, 580 people (3.04%) have Sleeping Difficulty


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Fish oil cause Sleeping difficulty?

Time on Fish Oil when people have Sleeping Difficulty *:

  • < 1 month: 8 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 24 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 24 %
  • 10+ years: 4 %

Gender of people who have Sleeping Difficulty when taking Fish Oil *:

  • female: 58.96 %
  • male: 41.04 %

Age of people who have Sleeping Difficulty when taking Fish Oil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.21 %
  • 10-19: 1.05 %
  • 20-29: 2.3 %
  • 30-39: 3.35 %
  • 40-49: 9.21 %
  • 50-59: 26.57 %
  • 60+: 57.32 %

Severity if Sleeping Difficulty when taking Fish Oil **:

  • least: 12 %
  • moderate: 48 %
  • severe: 36 %
  • most severe: 4 %

How people recovered from Sleeping Difficulty **:

  • while on drug: 6.67 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 93.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (103 people)
  • Pain (80 people)
  • Hypertension (74 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (59 people)
  • Migraine (47 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (131 people)
  • Prilosec (95 people)
  • Lipitor (91 people)
  • Simvastatin (86 people)
  • Niaspan (83 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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