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Review: could Paracetamol cause Drowsiness?

Summary: Drowsiness is found among people who take Paracetamol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Morphine sulfate, and have Pain.

We study 1,121 people who have side effects while taking Paracetamol from FDA and social media. Among them, 33 have Drowsiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Drowsiness and more.

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Paracetamol

Paracetamol has active ingredients of acetaminophen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 1,222 Paracetamol users)

Drowsiness

Drowsiness has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 69,895 Drowsiness patients)

On Feb, 11, 2015: 1,121 people reported to have side effects when taking Paracetamol. Among them, 33 people (2.94%) have Drowsiness.

Trend of Drowsiness in Paracetamol reports

Time on Paracetamol when people have Drowsiness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Drowsiness75.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Drowsiness when taking Paracetamol * :

FemaleMale
Drowsiness75.76%24.24%

Age of people who have Drowsiness when taking Paracetamol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Drowsiness0.00%0.00%3.03%0.00%18.18%9.09%3.03%66.67%

Severity of Drowsiness when taking Paracetamol ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Drowsiness0.00%66.67%33.33%0.00%

How people recovered from Drowsiness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Drowsiness0.00%100.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (14 people, 42.42%)
  2. Systemic lupus erythematosus (3 people, 9.09%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (2 people, 6.06%)
  4. Urinary tract infection (1 people, 3.03%)
  5. Depression (1 people, 3.03%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Morphine sulfate (11 people, 33.33%)
  2. Omeprazole (8 people, 24.24%)
  3. Losartan potassium (7 people, 21.21%)
  4. Metolazone (7 people, 21.21%)
  5. Aspirin (7 people, 21.21%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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