Probiotics and Insomnia - from FDA reports


Insomnia is found among people who take Probiotics, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Magnesium, and have Sinusitis. This review analyzes which people have Insomnia with Probiotics. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,062 people who have side effects when taking Probiotics from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 19, 2017

2,062 people reported to have side effects when taking Probiotics.
Among them, 100 people (4.85%) have Insomnia

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Could Probiotics cause Insomnia?

Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Probiotics *:

  • female: 78.12 %
  • male: 21.88 %

Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Probiotics *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 4.71 %
  • 10-19: 3.53 %
  • 20-29: 5.88 %
  • 30-39: 14.12 %
  • 40-49: 22.35 %
  • 50-59: 15.29 %
  • 60+: 34.12 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Sinusitis (8 people, 8.00%)
  • High Blood Pressure (7 people, 7.00%)
  • Supplementation Therapy (6 people, 6.00%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (6 people, 6.00%)
  • Depression (6 people, 6.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D (21 people, 21.00%)
  • Magnesium (21 people, 21.00%)
  • Calcium (19 people, 19.00%)
  • Vitamin D3 (16 people, 16.00%)
  • Fish Oil (16 people, 16.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (31 people, 31.00%)
  • Weakness (24 people, 24.00%)
  • Nausea (24 people, 24.00%)
  • Diarrhea (23 people, 23.00%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (21 people, 21.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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