Review: could Ginkgo Biloba cause Initial Insomnia?


Initial insomnia is reported only by a few people who take Ginkgo Biloba. We study 924 people who have side effects while taking Ginkgo biloba from FDA and social media. Among them, 1 have Initial insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Initial insomnia and more.

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Ginkgo Biloba

Ginkgo biloba has active ingredients of ginkgo. It is often used in memory loss. (latest outcomes from Ginkgo biloba 1,149 users)

Initial Insomnia

Initial insomnia (feeling of inadequate or poor-quality sleep) has been reported by people with insomnia, depression, narcolepsy, sleep disorder, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 5,479 Initial insomnia patients).

On Oct, 23, 2016

924 people reported to have side effects when taking Ginkgo Biloba.
Among them, 1 person (0.11%) has Initial Insomnia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ginkgo biloba cause Initial insomnia?

Gender of people who have Initial Insomnia when taking Ginkgo Biloba *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Initial Insomnia when taking Ginkgo Biloba *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (1 person, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vytorin (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Tea, Green (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Herbal Preparation (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Chantix (1 person, 100.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Tension (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Nocturia (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Nervousness (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Incorrect Drug Dosage Form Administered (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Blood Triglycerides Increased (1 person, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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