Black cohosh and Abnormal dreams - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Abnormal dreams is found among people who take Black cohosh, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Black cohosh and have Abnormal dreams. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 969 people who have side effects when taking Black cohosh from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

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On Jun, 30, 2022

969 people reported to have side effects when taking Black cohosh.
Among them, 10 people (1.03%) have Abnormal dreams.

What is Black cohosh?

Black cohosh has active ingredients of black cohosh. It is often used in menopause. eHealthMe is studying from 1,111 Black cohosh users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Abnormal dreams?

Abnormal dreams is found to be associated with 1,784 drugs and 1,183 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Black cohosh and Abnormal dreams reports submitted per year:

Could Black cohosh cause Abnormal dreams?

Gender of people who have Abnormal dreams when taking Black cohosh *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Abnormal dreams when taking Black cohosh *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 14.29 %
  • 50-59: 71.43 %
  • 60+: 14.29 %

Common drugs people take besides Black cohosh *:

  1. Chantix: 5 people, 50.00%
  2. Ambien: 4 people, 40.00%
  3. Fish Oil: 4 people, 40.00%
  4. Lovastatin: 3 people, 30.00%
  5. Synthroid: 2 people, 20.00%
  6. Zoloft: 1 person, 10.00%
  7. Cranberry Fruit: 1 person, 10.00%
  8. Flaxseed: 1 person, 10.00%
  9. Emgality: 1 person, 10.00%
  10. Effexor: 1 person, 10.00%

Common side effects people have besides Abnormal dreams *:

  1. Sleep Disorder: 3 people, 30.00%
  2. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness): 2 people, 20.00%
  3. Constipation: 2 people, 20.00%
  4. Weight Increased: 1 person, 10.00%
  5. Disturbance In Attention: 1 person, 10.00%
  6. Feeling Cold: 1 person, 10.00%
  7. Fear: 1 person, 10.00%
  8. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 1 person, 10.00%
  9. Dry Mouth: 1 person, 10.00%
  10. Drug Ineffective: 1 person, 10.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Quit Smoking: 4 people, 40.00%
  2. Type 2 Diabetes: 1 person, 10.00%
  3. Thyroid Diseases: 1 person, 10.00%
  4. Rotator Cuff Syndrome (a spectrum of conditions affecting the rotator cuff tendons of the shoulder): 1 person, 10.00%
  5. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 1 person, 10.00%
  6. Migraine (headache): 1 person, 10.00%
  7. Diabetes: 1 person, 10.00%
  8. Depression: 1 person, 10.00%
  9. Bipolar I Disorder (mood disorder that is characterized by at least one manic or mixed episode): 1 person, 10.00%
  10. Bipolar Disorder (mood disorder): 1 person, 10.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Black cohosh and have Abnormal dreams?

Check whether Abnormal dreams is associated with a drug or a condition

How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on black cohosh (the active ingredients of Black cohosh) and Black cohosh (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

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