Review: could Unisom cause Suicide attempt?
Summary: Suicide attempt is found among people who take Unisom, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Neurontin, and have Suicide attempt.
We study 899 people who have side effects while taking Unisom from FDA and social media. Among them, 49 have Suicide attempt. Find out below who they are, when they have Suicide attempt and more.
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Unisom has active ingredients of doxylamine succinate. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from 1,160 Unisom users)
Suicide attempt has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, stress and anxiety, pain, bipolar disorder. (latest reports from 32,157 Suicide attempt patients)
On Feb, 4, 2015: 899 people reported to have side effects when taking Unisom. Among them, 49 people (5.45%) have Suicide Attempt.
Time on Unisom when people have Suicide attempt * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Suicide attempt||93.33%||0.00%||0.00%||6.67%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Suicide attempt when taking Unisom * :
|Suicide attempt||0.00%||0.00%||8.33%||27.78%||22.22%||11.11%||22.22%||8.33% |
Severity of Suicide attempt when taking Unisom ** :
How people recovered from Suicide attempt ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Suicide attempt (16 people, 32.65%)
- Depression (3 people, 6.12%)
- Sleep disorder (1 people, 2.04%)
- Insomnia (1 people, 2.04%)
- Poisoning deliberate (1 people, 2.04%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (7 people, 14.29%)
- Prozac (6 people, 12.24%)
- Remeron (6 people, 12.24%)
- Benadryl (5 people, 10.20%)
- Lipitor (5 people, 10.20%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I have been taking Doxylamine succinate for about 6 months. I have started having GERD symptoms and my doctor put me on Prilosec which doesn't seem to be helping much. Could the sleep aid be causing the problem? The symptoms of GERD didn't start until about a month ago.
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