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Review: could Spiriva cause Insomnia?

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

We study 49,939 people who have side effects while taking Spiriva from FDA and social media. Among them, 739 have Insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia and more.

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Spiriva

Spiriva (latest outcomes from 50,415 users) has active ingredients of tiotropium bromide monohydrate. It is often used in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Insomnia

Insomnia (sleeplessness) (latest reports from 777,743 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, pain, pain relief by acupuncture.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 49,931 people reported to have side effects when taking Spiriva. Among them, 740 people (1.48%) have Insomnia. They amount to 0.10% of all the 777,551 people who have Insomnia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Insomnia in Spiriva reports

Time on Spiriva when people have Insomnia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Insomnia60.32%28.57%3.17%0.00%7.94%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Spiriva * :

FemaleMale
Insomnia64.68%35.32%

Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Spiriva * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Insomnia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.31%10.67%19.70%68.31%

Severity of Insomnia when taking Spiriva ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Insomnia0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Insomnia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (273 people, 36.89%)
  2. Smoking cessation therapy (125 people, 16.89%)
  3. Hypertension (71 people, 9.59%)
  4. Depression (68 people, 9.19%)
  5. Asthma (66 people, 8.92%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Albuterol (192 people, 25.95%)
  2. Chantix (159 people, 21.49%)
  3. Aspirin (122 people, 16.49%)
  4. Lipitor (108 people, 14.59%)
  5. Nexium (108 people, 14.59%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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