Singulair and Insomnia - from FDA reports


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 60,163 people who have side effects while taking Singulair from FDA. Among them, 1,852 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 63,277 users)

Insomnia

Insomnia (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, insomnia (latest reports from 207,141 Insomnia patients).

On Jan, 24, 2017

60,163 people reported to have side effects when taking Singulair.
Among them, 1,852 people (3.08%) have Insomnia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Singulair cause Insomnia?

Time on Singulair when people have Insomnia *:

  • < 1 month: 34.68 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.52 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.84 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.64 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.88 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.26 %
  • 10+ years: 1.19 %

Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Singulair *:

  • female: 70.76 %
  • male: 29.24 %

Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Singulair *:

  • 0-1: 1.06 %
  • 2-9: 15.85 %
  • 10-19: 9.42 %
  • 20-29: 3.58 %
  • 30-39: 9.08 %
  • 40-49: 15.05 %
  • 50-59: 22.15 %
  • 60+: 23.81 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Asthma (559 people, 30.18%)
  • Hypersensitivity (183 people, 9.88%)
  • Depression (132 people, 7.13%)
  • Multiple Allergies (110 people, 5.94%)
  • Pain (104 people, 5.62%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Advair Diskus 100/50 (214 people, 11.56%)
  • Albuterol (199 people, 10.75%)
  • Zyrtec (176 people, 9.50%)
  • Cymbalta (139 people, 7.51%)
  • Nexium (134 people, 7.24%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (471 people, 25.43%)
  • Depression (333 people, 17.98%)
  • Headache (307 people, 16.58%)
  • Fatigue (298 people, 16.09%)
  • Nausea (267 people, 14.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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