Review: could Prevacid cause Sleeplessness?


Sleeplessness is found among people who take Prevacid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Ambien, and have Pain . We study 42,410 people who have side effects while taking Prevacid from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,503 have Sleeplessness. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleeplessness and more.

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Prevacid has active ingredients of lansoprazole. It is often used in gastrooesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Prevacid 43,167 users)


Sleeplessness (a sleep disorder in which there is an inability to fall asleep or to stay asleep as long as desired) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, agitation, feeling abnormal, diarrhea, fatigue (latest reports from 150,726 Sleeplessness patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

42,410 people reported to have side effects when taking Prevacid.
Among them, 1,503 people (3.54%) have Sleeplessness

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prevacid cause Sleeplessness?

Time on Prevacid when people have Sleeplessness *:

  • < 1 month: 6 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 4 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 50 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 14 %
  • 10+ years: 10 %

Gender of people who have Sleeplessness when taking Prevacid *:

  • female: 69.49 %
  • male: 30.51 %

Age of people who have Sleeplessness when taking Prevacid *:

  • 0-1: 0.24 %
  • 2-9: 0.89 %
  • 10-19: 1.46 %
  • 20-29: 3.32 %
  • 30-39: 7.37 %
  • 40-49: 16.92 %
  • 50-59: 28.26 %
  • 60+: 41.54 %

Severity if Sleeplessness when taking Prevacid **:

  • least: 11.11 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 44.44 %
  • most severe: 11.11 %

How people recovered from Sleeplessness **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (175 people)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (158 people)
  • Osteoporosis (157 people)
  • Depression (122 people)
  • Anxiety (82 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (266 people)
  • Celebrex (216 people)
  • Neurontin (215 people)
  • Prednisone (212 people)
  • Prilosec (200 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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