Unisom side effects - from FDA reports


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In this review, we analyze Unisom side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Unisom. The review is based on 1,165 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Unisom

Unisom has active ingredients of doxylamine succinate. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Unisom 1,538 users)

On Oct, 20, 2017

1,165 people who take Unisom are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Unisom side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • somnolence
  • overdose
  • suicide attempt
  • vomiting
  • convulsion
  • drug ineffective
  • loss of consciousness
  • tremor
  • intentional overdose
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
1 - 6 months:
  • abortion spontaneous
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • drug screen false positive
  • dry mouth
  • fatigue
  • maternal exposure during pregnancy
  • premature labour
  • premature separation of placenta
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • sleep apnoea syndrome
6 - 12 months:
  • nightmare
  • oxygen saturation decreased
  • premature baby
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • hospitalisation
  • inguinal hernia
1 - 2 years:
  • amnesia
  • suicide attempt
2 - 5 years:
  • coronary artery disease
  • dependence
5 - 10 years:
  • colostomy
  • impaired driving ability
10+ years:
  • poisoning
not specified:
  • drug ineffective
  • suicide attempt
  • vomiting
  • sedation
  • nausea
  • non-accidental overdose
  • somnolence
  • overdose
  • weakness
  • drug dependence

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • drug ineffective
  • vomiting
  • suicide attempt
  • somnolence
  • overdose
  • sedation
  • non-accidental overdose
  • nausea
  • tremor
  • ventricular septal defect
male:
  • drug ineffective
  • somnolence
  • suicide attempt
  • overdose
  • vomiting
  • sedation
  • drug rash with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms
  • non-accidental overdose
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • fatigue

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • feeding disorder neonatal
  • accidental exposure
  • convulsion
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • foreign body trauma
  • oxygen saturation decreased
  • premature baby
  • respiratory arrest
  • seizure like phenomena
  • tachycardia
2-9:
  • overdose
  • murder
10-19:
  • somnolence
  • vomiting
  • non-accidental overdose
  • overdose
  • allodynia
  • depression
  • drug dependence
  • drug screen false positive
  • fatigue
  • hallucination, visual
20-29:
  • somnolence
  • suicide attempt
  • vomiting
  • convulsion
  • non-accidental overdose
  • overdose
  • suicidal ideation
  • tremor
  • biliary dyskinesia
  • cardiac arrest
30-39:
  • suicide attempt
  • overdose
  • abnormal labour
  • drug ineffective
  • nausea
  • pain
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • uterine spasm
  • vomiting
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
40-49:
  • drug ineffective
  • suicide attempt
  • anaemia
  • nausea
  • tremor
  • vomiting
  • non-accidental overdose
  • pneumonia
  • somnolence
  • abdominal pain upper
50-59:
  • suicide attempt
  • drug rash with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms
  • drug ineffective
  • amnesia
  • arteriosclerosis coronary artery
  • dysgeusia
  • middle insomnia
  • weight increased
  • arthralgia
  • death
60+:
  • drug ineffective
  • sedation
  • vomiting
  • dehydration
  • drug dependence
  • somnolence
  • atrial fibrillation
  • death
  • malaise
  • muscle spasms

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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