Review: could Unisom cause Death?


Death is found among people who take Unisom, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Aspirin, and have Prophylaxis . We study 986 people who have side effects while taking Unisom from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Death. Find out below who they are, when they have Death and more.

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Unisom has active ingredients of doxylamine succinate. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Unisom 1,385 users)


Death has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, chronic myeloid leukaemia, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 343,986 Death patients).

On Oct, 16, 2016

986 people reported to have side effects when taking Unisom.
Among them, 6 people (0.61%) have Death

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Unisom cause Death?

Gender of people who have Death when taking Unisom *:

  • female: 33.33 %
  • male: 66.67 %

Age of people who have Death when taking Unisom *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 50 %
  • 60+: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Tobacco Withdrawal Symptoms (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Suicide Attempt (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Routine Health Maintenance (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Psoriasis (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Prophylaxis (1 person, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Revlimid (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Aspirin (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Spiriva (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Mucinex (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Lasix (2 people, 33.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Spinal Fracture (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Skin Lesion (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Respiratory Failure (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Fall (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Ventricular Hypoplasia (1 person, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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