Review: could Singulair cause Insomnia?


Summary

Insomnia is found among people who take Singulair, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Advair Diskus 100/50, and have Asthma . We study 40,886 people who have side effects while taking Singulair from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,272 have Insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia and more.

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Singulair

Singulair has active ingredients of montelukast sodium. It is often used in asthma. (latest outcomes from Singulair 42,119 users)

Insomnia

Insomnia (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with drug ineffective, drowsiness, memory loss, fatigue, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 124,272 Insomnia patients).

On Jul, 28, 2016

40,886 people reported to have side effects when taking Singulair.
Among them, 1,272 people (3.11%) have Insomnia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Singulair cause Insomnia?

Time on Singulair when people have Insomnia *:

  • < 1 month: 29.68 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 24.09 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.9 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.63 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.76 %
  • 10+ years: 1.95 %

Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Singulair *:

  • female: 68.67 %
  • male: 31.33 %

Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Singulair *:

  • 0-1: 0.54 %
  • 2-9: 19.16 %
  • 10-19: 13.35 %
  • 20-29: 2.91 %
  • 30-39: 7.72 %
  • 40-49: 13.44 %
  • 50-59: 21.16 %
  • 60+: 21.71 %

Severity if Insomnia when taking Singulair **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 73.08 %
  • severe: 23.08 %
  • most severe: 3.85 %

How people recovered from Insomnia **:

  • while on drug: 14.29 %
  • after off the drug: 28.57 %
  • not yet: 57.14 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Asthma (350 people)
  • Hypersensitivity (114 people)
  • Depression (104 people)
  • Multiple Allergies (80 people)
  • Osteoporosis (74 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Advair Diskus 100/50 (209 people)
  • Albuterol (174 people)
  • Zyrtec (115 people)
  • Synthroid (102 people)
  • Ambien (100 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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