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 Influenza . We study 10,403 people who have side effects while taking Tamiflu from FDA and social media. Among them, 92 have Drowsiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Drowsiness and more.

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Tamiflu

Tamiflu has active ingredients of oseltamivir phosphate. It is often used in the flu. (latest outcomes from Tamiflu 10,890 users)

Drowsiness

Drowsiness has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, drug ineffective, feeling abnormal, insomnia (latest reports from 67,770 Drowsiness patients).

On Jul, 28, 2016

10,403 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamiflu.
Among them, 92 people (0.88%) have Drowsiness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tamiflu cause Drowsiness?

Time on Tamiflu when people have Drowsiness *:

  • < 1 month: 98.44 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 1.56 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Drowsiness when taking Tamiflu *:

  • female: 38.46 %
  • male: 61.54 %

Age of people who have Drowsiness when taking Tamiflu *:

  • 0-1: 8.99 %
  • 2-9: 25.84 %
  • 10-19: 21.35 %
  • 20-29: 1.12 %
  • 30-39: 7.87 %
  • 40-49: 4.49 %
  • 50-59: 8.99 %
  • 60+: 21.35 %

Severity if Drowsiness when taking Tamiflu **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Influenza (28 people)
  • Insomnia (5 people)
  • Depression (3 people)
  • Influenza Like Illness (2 people)
  • Epilepsy (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Paxil (8 people)
  • Periactin (7 people)
  • Xanax (5 people)
  • Restoril (5 people)
  • Remeron (5 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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