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Review: could Yasmin cause Sleeplessness?

Summary: Sleeplessness could be caused by Yasmin, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Yaz, and have Contraception.

We study 38,241 people who have side effects while taking Yasmin from FDA and social media. Among them, 202 have Sleeplessness. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleeplessness and more.

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Yasmin

Yasmin (latest outcomes from 38,702 users) has active ingredients of drospirenone; ethinyl estradiol. It is often used in birth control.

Sleeplessness

Sleeplessness (a sleep disorder in which there is an inability to fall asleep or to stay asleep as long as desired) (latest reports from 777,717 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, pain, pain relief by acupuncture.

On Apr, 3, 2014: 38,206 people reported to have side effects when taking Yasmin. Among them, 202 people (0.53%) have Sleeplessness. They amount to 0.03% of all the 772,245 people who have Sleeplessness on eHealthMe.

Trend of Sleeplessness in Yasmin reports

Time on Yasmin when people have Sleeplessness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sleeplessness14.53%23.08%12.82%19.66%23.08%6.84%0.00%

Age of people who have Sleeplessness when taking Yasmin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sleeplessness0.00%0.00%12.15%47.66%29.91%7.94%2.34%0.00%

Severity of Sleeplessness when taking Yasmin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sleeplessness33.33%66.67%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Sleeplessness ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (81 people, 40.10%)
  2. Acne (29 people, 14.36%)
  3. Menstruation irregular (26 people, 12.87%)
  4. Premenstrual syndrome (24 people, 11.88%)
  5. Depression (14 people, 6.93%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Yaz (69 people, 34.16%)
  2. Drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol (23 people, 11.39%)
  3. Ibuprofen (18 people, 8.91%)
  4. Vioxx (13 people, 6.44%)
  5. Ascorbic acid (11 people, 5.45%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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