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Review: could Singulair cause Insomnia?

Summary: Insomnia could be caused by Singulair, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Albuterol, and have Asthma.

We study 41,134 people who have side effects while taking Singulair from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,202 have Insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia and more.

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Singulair

Singulair (latest outcomes from 42,776 users) has active ingredients of montelukast sodium. It is often used in asthma.

Insomnia

Insomnia (sleeplessness) (latest reports from 776,768 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, pain, pain relief by acupuncture.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 41,064 people reported to have side effects when taking Singulair. Among them, 1,294 people (3.15%) have Insomnia. They amount to 0.17% of all the 780,890 people who have Insomnia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Insomnia in Singulair reports

Time on Singulair when people have Insomnia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Insomnia28.09%22.76%10.90%15.01%13.80%8.47%0.97%

Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Singulair * :

FemaleMale
Insomnia67.64%32.36%

Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Singulair * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Insomnia0.47%18.57%14.24%2.60%7.47%14.08%20.38%22.19%

Severity of Insomnia when taking Singulair ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Insomnia0.00%59.09%31.82%9.09%

How people recovered from Insomnia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Insomnia0.00%50.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Asthma (449 people, 34.70%)
  2. Hypersensitivity (166 people, 12.83%)
  3. Depression (88 people, 6.80%)
  4. Multiple allergies (86 people, 6.65%)
  5. Osteoporosis (80 people, 6.18%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Albuterol (233 people, 18.01%)
  2. Zyrtec (152 people, 11.75%)
  3. Flovent (108 people, 8.35%)
  4. Prednisone (104 people, 8.04%)
  5. Ambien (99 people, 7.65%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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