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Side Effect: Drowsiness

What is Drowsiness?

Drowsiness is a state of feeling sleepy, sluggish, and lethargic. It is often accompanied by a decreased ability to concentrate and an increased tendency to fall asleep.

Drowsiness can result from a variety of factors, including fatigue, medication side effects, and medical conditions such as cancer.


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Who gets Drowsiness?

How to prevent Drowsiness

How to treat Drowsiness


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Created: March 13, 2024 Updated: March 13, 2024