Review: could Tylenol cause Insomnia?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 10, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.6/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 52,929 people who take Tylenol. Among them, 1,622 have Insomnia. See who they are, when they have Insomnia and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Tylenol (latest outcomes from 55,538 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen. It is often used in acupuncture and pain, pain. Commonly reported side effects of Tylenol include nausea, nausea aggravated, nausea and vomiting, pain, fatigue.
Insomnia (sleeplessness) (latest reports from 764,529 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, pain, pain relief by acupuncture.
On Feb, 20, 2014: 50,866 people reported to have side effects when taking Tylenol. Among them, 1,847 people (3.63%) have Insomnia.
Time on Tylenol when people have Insomnia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Tylenol * :
Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Tylenol * :
Severity of Insomnia when taking Tylenol ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Insomnia ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (276 people, 14.94%)
- Depression (135 people, 7.31%)
- Insomnia (119 people, 6.44%)
- Osteoporosis (106 people, 5.74%)
- Hypertension (95 people, 5.14%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vioxx (296 people, 16.03%)
- Aspirin (278 people, 15.05%)
- Prilosec (253 people, 13.70%)
- Tylenol-500 (247 people, 13.37%)
- Ambien (244 people, 13.21%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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