Actiq Insomnia Side Effect Reports
The following Actiq Insomnia side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.
This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Insomnia, can occur, and what you can do about them.
A side effect could appear soon after you start Actiq or it might take time to develop.
|Pain, Insomnia, Discomfort, Off Label Use|
This Insomnia side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from PR. A female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: fibromyalgia,back pain,migraine. The patient was prescribed Actiq (dosage: 4800 Milligram Daily;), which was started on NS. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Actiq the consumer reported the following symptoms:
|Irritability, Off Label Use, Pain, Headache, Nausea, Balance Disorder, Insomnia, Pruritus|
This Insomnia Actiq side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Apr 19, 2012. A Female , weighting 150.1 lb, was diagnosed with
|Agitation, Withdrawal Syndrome, Hyperhidrosis, Cardiac Failure Congestive, Insomnia, Off Label Use, Renal Failure, Feeling Jittery|
This is a Actiq side effect report of a patient (weight:NA) from UNITED STATES, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: arthralgia,pain,back pain,chest pain,pain in extremity, who was treated with Actiq (dosage:NA, start time: NS), combined with:
|Multiple Sclerosis Relapse, Vision Blurred, Fatigue, Insomnia, Asthenia|
A 35-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES with the following symptoms: NA started Actiq treatment (dosage: NA) on May 25, 2011. Soon after starting Actiq treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
|Artificial Crown Procedure, Convulsion, Dental Caries, Face And Mouth X-ray, Formication, Insomnia|
A female patient from UNITED STATES was prescribed and started Actiq on Apr 26, 2010. Patient felt the following Actiq side effects: artificial crown procedure, convulsion, dental caries, face and mouth x-ray, formication, insomnia Additional patient health information: Female , weighting 125.7 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with
|Abdominal Pain, Anxiety, Dental Caries, Fatigue, Formication, Hyperhidrosis, Insomnia|
This report suggests a potential Actiq Insomnia side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 18-year-old patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): pelvic pain,proctalgia and used Actiq (dosage: 800 Ug Bid Buccal) starting Mar 01, 2005. Soon after starting Actiq the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
|Abscess, Aggression, Anger, Coma, Delusion, Hallucination, Insomnia, Pain|
An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Jan 16, 2008 by a male taking Actiq (dosage: 1600 Ug Qd Buccal) was diagnosed with
This Insomnia problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A 30-year-old patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): abdominal pain,proctalgia.On Jan 01, 2004 a consumer started treatment with Actiq (dosage: 600 Ug Q3hr Buccal). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Actiq, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
|Balance Disorder, Coordination Abnormal, Dizziness, Hallucination, Insomnia, Overdose|
This is a Actiq side effect report of a 71-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from . The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: back pain and was treated with Actiq (dosage: 200 Ug Prn Buccal) starting Aug 26, 2004. Concurrently used drugs:
Actiq Insomnia Causes and Reviews
What is Insomnia?
Insomnia is a common sleep disorder. If you have it, you may have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep, or both. As a result, you may get too little sleep or have poor-quality sleep. You may not feel refreshed when you wake up.What are the types of Insomnia?
Insomnia can be acute (short-term) or chronic (ongoing). Acute Insomnia is common. Common causes include stress at work, family pressures, or a traumatic event. It usually lasts for days or weeks.
Chronic Insomnia lasts for a month or longer. Most cases of chronic Insomnia are secondary. This means they are the symptom or side effect of some other problem, such as certain medical conditions, medicines, and other sleep disorders. Substances such as caffeine, tobacco, and alcohol can also be a cause.
Sometimes chronic Insomnia is the primary problem. This means that it is not caused by something else. Its cause is not well understood, but long-lasting stress, emotional upset, travel and shift work can be factors. Primary Insomnia usually lasts more than one month.Who is at risk for Insomnia?
Insomnia is common. It affects women more often than men. You can get it at any age, but older adults are more likely to have it. You are also at higher risk of Insomnia if you
- Have a lot of stress
- Are depressed or have other emotional distress, such as divorce or death of a spouse
- Have a lower income
- Work at night or have frequent major shifts in your work hours
- Travel long distances with time changes
- Have an inactive lifestyle
- Are African American; research shows that African Americans take longer to fall asleep, don't sleep as well, and have more sleep-related breathing problems than whites.
Symptoms of Insomnia include:
- Lying awake for a long time before you fall asleep
- Sleeping for only short periods
- Being awake for much of the night
- Feeling as if you haven't slept at all
- Waking up too early
Insomnia can cause daytime sleepiness and a lack of energy. It also can make you feel anxious, depressed, or irritable. You may have trouble focusing on tasks, paying attention, learning, and remembering. Insomnia also can cause other serious problems. For example, it could make you may feel drowsy while driving. This could cause you get into a car accident.How is Insomnia diagnosed?
To diagnose Insomnia, your health care provider
- Takes your medical history
- Asks for your sleep history. Your provider will ask you for details about your sleep habits.
- Does a physical exam, to rule out other medical problems that might cause Insomnia
- May recommend a sleep study. A sleep study measures how well you sleep and how your body responds to sleep problems.
Treatments include lifestyle changes, counseling, and medicines:
- Lifestyle changes, including good sleep habits, often help relieve acute (short-term) Insomnia. These changes might make it easier for you to fall asleep and stay asleep.
- A type of counseling called cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) can help relieve the anxiety linked to chronic (ongoing) Insomnia
- Several medicines also can help relieve your Insomnia and allow you to re-establish a regular sleep schedule
If your Insomnia is the symptom or side effect of another problem, it's important to treat that problem (if possible).
NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Actiq Insomnia Reviews
|Fri, 20 Aug 2010|
|My mom, aged 77, just completed her 3rd ipi infusion Wed 8/18. It started in her lungs. Brain metastisis with removal of one tumor June 9, 2010. 4-5 small tumors still. She's not 100% mentally alert, but she tells us the pain from the tumors on her upper thign feel like blistering sunburn. She has not been eating lately, only drinking boost. Her oncologist is treating the pain on her legs wtih lidocaine patches and that seems to help. She also has a fentanyl patch on her arm and uses Actiq 'lollipops's for pain control.|