Review: could Tamiflu cause Drowsiness?
Summary: Drowsiness is found among people who take Tamiflu, especially for people who are male, 2-9 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Paxil, and have The flu.
We study 10,429 people who have side effects while taking Tamiflu from FDA and social media. Among them, 88 have Drowsiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Drowsiness and more.
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Tamiflu has active ingredients of oseltamivir phosphate. It is often used in the flu. (latest outcomes from 10,943 Tamiflu users)
Drowsiness has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 69,918 Drowsiness patients)
On Mar, 13, 2015: 10,429 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamiflu. Among them, 88 people (0.84%) have Drowsiness.
Time on Tamiflu when people have Drowsiness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Drowsiness when taking Tamiflu * :
Age of people who have Drowsiness when taking Tamiflu * :
Severity of Drowsiness when taking Tamiflu ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Drowsiness ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Influenza (32 people, 36.36%)
- Insomnia (5 people, 5.68%)
- Influenza like illness (4 people, 4.55%)
- Febrile convulsion (3 people, 3.41%)
- Depression (3 people, 3.41%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Paxil (9 people, 10.23%)
- Zantac (8 people, 9.09%)
- Aricept (8 people, 9.09%)
- Periactin (7 people, 7.95%)
- Remeron (6 people, 6.82%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Pristiq for a 33-year old woman with Anxiety Disorder. The patient has Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement), Sleepy, Irritability, Mania Aggravated (a state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood)
- A study of side effects of Seroquel Xr for a 41-year old woman with Bipolar Ii Disorder. The patient has Sleepy, Abdominal Pain, Headache (pain in head)
- A study of side effects of Lithium Carbonate for a 67-year old woman with Bipolar Disorder. The patient has Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development), Dry Mouth, Weight Gain, Sleepiness - During The Day (excess sleeping during day time)
- A study of drug interactions between Ritalin La, Baclofen for a 67-year old woman with Sleepiness - During The Day, Alcohol Abuse. The patient has Sleepiness - During The Day
- A study of drug interactions between Antabuse, Clonidine, Strattera, Cymbalta, Abilify, Depakote for a 46-year old woman with Addiction, Hypertension, Add, Depression, Bipolar 1. The patient has Sleepiness - During The Day
Recent Tamiflu related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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