The following Solodyn 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 Solodyn or it might take time to develop.
Activities Of Daily Living Impaired, Antinuclear Antibody Increased, C-reactive Protein Increased, Crying, Educational Problem, Fatigue, Inflammation, Insomnia, Joint Swelling
This Insomnia side effect was reported by a health professional from UNITED STATES. A 16-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: acne. The patient was prescribed Solodyn (dosage: 115 Mg Once Daily Buccal), which was started on Oct 16, 2009. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Solodyn the consumer reported the following symptoms:
Activities Of Daily Living Impaired
Antinuclear Antibody Increased
C-reactive Protein Increased
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Solodyn.
This is a Solodyn side effect report of a 17-year-old patient (weight:NA) from UNITED STATES, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: acne, who was treated with Solodyn (dosage:135 Mg, Daily, Oral, start time: Jul 12, 2009), combined with:
, and developed a serious reaction and a Insomnia side effect. The patient presented with:
Blood Potassium Decreased
Blood Uric Acid Increased
which developed after the beginning of treatment. The patient was hospitalized. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Solodyn treatment in patients suffering from acne, resulting in Insomnia.
A 20-year-old patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES with the following symptoms: acne started Solodyn treatment (dosage: 90 Mg Daily, Oral) on Jan 31, 2008. Soon after starting Solodyn treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
. Concurrently used drugs: NA.The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Solodyn side effects, such as Insomnia.
Solodyn 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 symptoms of Insomnia?
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
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 gets 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.
What other problems can Insomnia cause?
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.
What are the treatments for Insomnia?
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
Solodyn Insomnia Reviews
Tue, 28 Feb 2012
Solodyn can cause hair loss. It did for me. I was on it for a year, felt a numbing pain near back of my head where hair loss had started. Stopped taking it, pain went away within a week, but hairloss continued. A significant amount has fallen out. 2 years later after not taking, I have seen sprouts and hair regrowth but not near sufficient to replace the hair lost.
Mon, 30 Sep 2013
I just started taking Solodyn about 3 days ago. I do have anxiety already but since I've taken it.. Last night I had an extreme mental break down with an overwhelming amount of anxiety and not knowing what was Wrong. Not wanting to be with anyone or talk to anyone and strong feelings of fatigue and shakiness as well as fast heart rate and nausea. I'm not sure what to do now. I just want the overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety to go away
Thu, 26 Jan 2012
i have been taken Solodyn for about 6months and my entire face was covered with severe acne before i started taken these pills. it took about 3 months to see results. as of now i had not 1 bump/etc on my face totally clear. i have not expericenced any side effets this far. no one is the same and this drug will affect everyone differently. i have 4 months refills left and back to the dermtatologist to see if she wants to keep me on the Solodyn. my only concern is if she decides to take me off the drug will my acne come back. good luck to everyone!!
Thu, 23 Apr 2009
I was given Solodyn for 11 months to treat acne and ended up with lupus-like syndrom, hepatitis. vasculitis. I am under care of multiple physicians at UCLA taking prednisone, actonel, plaquinel and after 5 months I am still not in remission.
Tue, 28 Oct 2008
My daughter had a reaction known as Steven Johnson
Syndrome. It is a raised hive like rash and painful swollen joints.
Fri, 15 May 2009
I've only been taking it the past few days and I've noticed not soon after it literally knocks me out, and I sleep out cold for at least a good 3-4 hours.
Mon, 10 Aug 2009
after a few days on Solodyn I realized it was making me very sleepy. I could not stay awake for very long.
Sun, 15 May 2011
I am an athlete, so i sweat a lot! Sense I sweat I got little bumps and acne on my back and on my face! So I went to the dermatologist and she prescribed me Solodyn. I took Solodyn for 2 months and I didn't think I had any side effects from the medicine. 16 days after starting the medicine, I produced a shoulder injury (which we though was from over use) and nothing seemed to help it! I went to physical therapy,iced it everyday, eventually I had to get an injection in my shoulder,(which should have knocked it out completely), but it didn't! I got off the medicine because i ran out and didn't have time to get another prescription. My shoulder injury eventually resided on it's own because the physical therapy didn't seem to do much good! A month later I started back on Solodyn. 8 days later my knee blew up like a balloon! My knee was so big I couldn't walk at all, and it was very painful. I ended up having to get my knee aspirated and they got 58cc of fluid out of my knee. Everything was fine after that. 3 days later, my other knee swole up just like the last one did. I had to get that one aspirated too and the also got 58cc of fluid out of that one! After that all the swelling subsided and everything was normal for about a week and all the sudden my ankle began to swell. My ankle went away on it's on but we scheduled an appointment with the dr. because the swelling in my knees came back. I began to tell the dr. all of my symptoms and right away he knew what it was, it was the Solodyn. I'm thankful I went to the dr. when I did because he has had MANY cases of this in teenagers, some having to be hospitalized. I have been off Solodyn for about 3 weeks now and my joints still swell and sometime the pain is so bad I can't walk. So i have to sit and wait for the drug to run it's course! It helped my skin but It's not worth the side effects! It's a very strong drug and I do not agree it should be used on teens for acne, because of all the risks it comes with.
Mon, 12 Apr 2010
Dose anyone know if Solodyn can cause your hair to fall out???
Sat, 05 Jun 2010
Yes it can cause hair loss, as it did for me. I was on this pill for a year when it started to really cause serious hair loss. Stopped taking it soon after, 4 months ago, but i am still seeing loss of hair on an almost daily basis.