Review: could Paracetamol cause Drowsiness?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 9, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 1,071 people who take Paracetamol. Among them, 31 have Drowsiness. See who they are, when they have Drowsiness and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Paracetamol (latest outcomes from 1,123 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen. It is often used in pain, pain relief by acupuncture. Commonly reported side effects of Paracetamol include nausea aggravated, nausea, fatigue, overdose, headache.
Drowsiness (latest reports from 484,064 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, quit smoking.
On Feb, 26, 2014: 878 people reported to have side effects when taking Paracetamol. Among them, 27 people (3.08%) have Drowsiness.
Time on Paracetamol when people have Drowsiness * :
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Gender of people who have Drowsiness when taking Paracetamol * :
Age of people who have Drowsiness when taking Paracetamol * :
Severity of Drowsiness when taking Paracetamol ** :
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How people recovered from Drowsiness ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (12 people, 44.44%)
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (3 people, 11.11%)
- Multiple myeloma (2 people, 7.41%)
- Blood cholesterol (1 people, 3.70%)
- Arthritis (1 people, 3.70%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Morphine sulfate (10 people, 37.04%)
- Aspirin (7 people, 25.93%)
- Omeprazole (7 people, 25.93%)
- Lorazepam (7 people, 25.93%)
- Losartan potassium (6 people, 22.22%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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