Penicillin and Insomnia - from FDA reports


Summary

Insomnia is found among people who take Penicillin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Nexium, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Insomnia with Penicillin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,959 people who have side effects when taking Penicillin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 27, 2017

1,959 people reported to have side effects when taking Penicillin.
Among them, 23 people (1.17%) have Insomnia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Penicillin cause Insomnia?

Time on Penicillin when people have Insomnia *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Penicillin *:

  • female: 81.82 %
  • male: 18.18 %

Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Penicillin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 21.43 %
  • 20-29: 7.14 %
  • 30-39: 7.14 %
  • 40-49: 14.29 %
  • 50-59: 28.57 %
  • 60+: 21.43 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Sinus Congestion (3 people, 13.04%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (3 people, 13.04%)
  • High Blood Pressure (3 people, 13.04%)
  • Pain (2 people, 8.70%)
  • Blood Pressure Management (2 people, 8.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (6 people, 26.09%)
  • Nexium (6 people, 26.09%)
  • Xanax (4 people, 17.39%)
  • Prednisone (4 people, 17.39%)
  • Keflex (3 people, 13.04%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (10 people, 43.48%)
  • Paraesthesia (9 people, 39.13%)
  • Chest Pain (9 people, 39.13%)
  • Joint Pain (8 people, 34.78%)
  • Headache (8 people, 34.78%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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