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 . We study 1,959 people who have side effects while taking Penicillin from FDA. Among them, 23 have Insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia and more.

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Penicillin

Penicillin has active ingredients of penicillin g potassium. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from Penicillin 2,509 users)

Insomnia

Insomnia (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, insomnia (latest reports from 207,180 Insomnia patients).

On Jan, 24, 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.

** Reports from social media are used.

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