Review: could Reglan cause Sleepiness?


Sleepiness is found among people who take Reglan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have Pain . We study 20,601 people who have side effects while taking Reglan from FDA and social media. Among them, 319 have Sleepiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleepiness and more.

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Reglan has active ingredients of metoclopramide hydrochloride. It is often used in nausea. (latest outcomes from Reglan 20,926 users)


Sleepiness (excess sleeping) has been reported by people with chest pain, rashes, migraine, itching, paraesthesia (latest reports from 77,379 Sleepiness patients).

On Aug, 22, 2016

20,601 people reported to have side effects when taking Reglan.
Among them, 319 people (1.55%) have Sleepiness

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Reglan cause Sleepiness?

Time on Reglan when people have Sleepiness *:

  • < 1 month: 40.74 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.81 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.11 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.41 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 18.52 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.7 %
  • 10+ years: 3.7 %

Gender of people who have Sleepiness when taking Reglan *:

  • female: 56.83 %
  • male: 43.17 %

Age of people who have Sleepiness when taking Reglan *:

  • 0-1: 2.94 %
  • 2-9: 2.21 %
  • 10-19: 2.21 %
  • 20-29: 1.84 %
  • 30-39: 5.15 %
  • 40-49: 15.44 %
  • 50-59: 30.15 %
  • 60+: 40.07 %

Severity if Sleepiness when taking Reglan **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 66.67 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (64 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (38 people)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (27 people)
  • Depression (24 people)
  • Nausea (22 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (86 people)
  • Ambien (79 people)
  • Aspirin (74 people)
  • Protonix (71 people)
  • Oxycontin (69 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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