Could Tylenol cause Insomnia - from FDA reports


Summary

Insomnia is found among people who take Tylenol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ambien, and have Pain . We study 81,304 people who have side effects while taking Tylenol from FDA. Among them, 2,410 have Insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia and more.

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Tylenol

Tylenol has active ingredients of acetaminophen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Tylenol 84,734 users)

Insomnia

Insomnia (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, insomnia (latest reports from 207,025 Insomnia patients).

On Dec, 21, 2016

81,304 people reported to have side effects when taking Tylenol.
Among them, 2,410 people (2.96%) have Insomnia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tylenol cause Insomnia?

Time on Tylenol when people have Insomnia *:

  • < 1 month: 53.42 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.81 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 1.37 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.74 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.55 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.37 %
  • 10+ years: 2.74 %

Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Tylenol *:

  • female: 67.52 %
  • male: 32.48 %

Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Tylenol *:

  • 0-1: 1.13 %
  • 2-9: 0.87 %
  • 10-19: 2.87 %
  • 20-29: 4.87 %
  • 30-39: 8.09 %
  • 40-49: 15.62 %
  • 50-59: 24.39 %
  • 60+: 42.16 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (386 people, 16.02%)
  • Depression (190 people, 7.88%)
  • Osteoporosis (129 people, 5.35%)
  • Sleep Disorder (125 people, 5.19%)
  • High Blood Pressure (123 people, 5.10%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (307 people, 12.74%)
  • Prilosec (293 people, 12.16%)
  • Vioxx (275 people, 11.41%)
  • Zometa (259 people, 10.75%)
  • Aredia (233 people, 9.67%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (786 people, 32.61%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (688 people, 28.55%)
  • Nausea (681 people, 28.26%)
  • Pain (677 people, 28.09%)
  • Headache (654 people, 27.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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