Review: could Ibuprofen cause Insomnia concerns (Insomnia)?
Summary: Insomnia concerns is found among people who take Ibuprofen, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Pain.
We study 58,005 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,461 have Insomnia concerns. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia concerns and more.
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Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 61,621 Ibuprofen users)
Insomnia concerns (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 131,297 Insomnia concerns patients)
On Jan, 7, 2015: 57,989 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 1,461 people (2.52%) have Insomnia Concerns.
Time on Ibuprofen when people have Insomnia concerns * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Insomnia concerns||43.01%||16.13%||1.08%||4.30%||9.68%||9.68%||16.13% |
Gender of people who have Insomnia concerns when taking Ibuprofen * :
|Insomnia concerns||63.96%||36.04% |
Age of people who have Insomnia concerns when taking Ibuprofen * :
|Insomnia concerns||0.46%||1.08%||2.94%||10.36%||10.51%||24.81%||27.36%||22.49% |
Severity of Insomnia concerns when taking Ibuprofen ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Insomnia concerns||14.29%||28.57%||47.62%||9.52% |
How people recovered from Insomnia concerns ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Insomnia concerns||12.50%||37.50%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (235 people, 16.08%)
- Depression (161 people, 11.02%)
- Insomnia (103 people, 7.05%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (91 people, 6.23%)
- Anxiety (86 people, 5.89%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (234 people, 16.02%)
- Ambien (226 people, 15.47%)
- Aspirin (204 people, 13.96%)
- Aredia (192 people, 13.14%)
- Neurontin (179 people, 12.25%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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