Review: could Yasmin cause Sleeplessness?


Sleeplessness is found among people who take Yasmin, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Yaz, and have Contraception . We study 43,827 people who have side effects while taking Yasmin from FDA and social media. Among them, 260 have Sleeplessness. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleeplessness and more.

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Yasmin has active ingredients of drospirenone; ethinyl estradiol. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Yasmin 44,305 users)


Sleeplessness (a sleep disorder in which there is an inability to fall asleep or to stay asleep as long as desired) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, agitation, feeling abnormal, diarrhea, fatigue (latest reports from 150,726 Sleeplessness patients).

On Aug, 29, 2016

43,827 people reported to have side effects when taking Yasmin.
Among them, 260 people (0.59%) have Sleeplessness

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Yasmin cause Sleeplessness?

Time on Yasmin when people have Sleeplessness *:

  • < 1 month: 12.95 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 19.42 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 15.11 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 19.42 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 23.02 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.35 %
  • 10+ years: 0.72 %

Gender of people who have Sleeplessness when taking Yasmin *:

  • female: 96.48 %
  • male: 3.52 %

Age of people who have Sleeplessness when taking Yasmin *:

  • 0-1: 0.43 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 11.21 %
  • 20-29: 40.09 %
  • 30-39: 29.31 %
  • 40-49: 11.21 %
  • 50-59: 3.88 %
  • 60+: 3.88 %

Severity if Sleeplessness when taking Yasmin **:

  • least: 33.33 %
  • moderate: 66.67 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (80 people)
  • Acne (29 people)
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (25 people)
  • Menstruation Irregular (22 people)
  • Depression (21 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Yaz (75 people)
  • Ibuprofen (26 people)
  • Drospirenone And Ethinyl Estradiol (22 people)
  • Ocella (20 people)
  • Ambien (17 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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