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 1,132 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 has active ingredients of acetaminophen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 1,224 Paracetamol users)
Drowsiness has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 69,918 Drowsiness patients)
On Mar, 13, 2015: 1,132 people reported to have side effects when taking Paracetamol. Among them, 33 people (2.92%) have Drowsiness.
Time on Paracetamol when people have Drowsiness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Drowsiness when taking Paracetamol * :
Age of people who have Drowsiness when taking Paracetamol * :
Severity of Drowsiness when taking Paracetamol ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Drowsiness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (14 people, 42.42%)
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (3 people, 9.09%)
- Multiple myeloma (2 people, 6.06%)
- Urinary tract infection (1 people, 3.03%)
- Depression (1 people, 3.03%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Morphine sulfate (11 people, 33.33%)
- Omeprazole (8 people, 24.24%)
- Losartan potassium (7 people, 21.21%)
- Metolazone (7 people, 21.21%)
- Aspirin (7 people, 21.21%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Pristiq for a 33-year old woman with Anxiety Disorder. The patient has Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement), Sleepy, Irritability, Mania Aggravated (a state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood)
- A study of side effects of Seroquel Xr for a 41-year old woman with Bipolar Ii Disorder. The patient has Sleepy, Abdominal Pain, Headache (pain in head)
- A study of side effects of Lithium Carbonate for a 67-year old woman with Bipolar Disorder. The patient has Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development), Dry Mouth, Weight Gain, Sleepiness - During The Day (excess sleeping during day time)
- A study of drug interactions between Ritalin La, Baclofen for a 67-year old woman with Sleepiness - During The Day, Alcohol Abuse. The patient has Sleepiness - During The Day
- A study of side effects of Paracetamol for a 22-year old man with Amoxicillin. The patient has Blood Urine
Recent Paracetamol related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Aleve, Zorvolex, Tylenol for a 67-year old man who has Back Pain
- Comparions of Acephen, Benazepril Hydrochloride, Lisinopril for a 60-year old man who has High Blood Pressure
- Comparions of Aspirin, Tylenol, Aleve for a 67-year old woman who has Pain
- Comparions of Lisinopril, Acetaminophen, Metformin, Aspirin for a 69-year old man who has Diabetes Mellitus Non-insulin-dependent
- Comparions of Ibuprofen, Paracetamol for a 41-year old man who has Diarrhoea
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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