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Care One Sleep Aid Side Effects

Generic name: doxylamine

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Sep 14, 2023.

Note: This document contains side effect information about doxylamine. Some dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Care One Sleep Aid.

Applies to doxylamine: oral tablets.

Side effects include:


For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to doxylamine: compounding powder, oral tablet, oral tablet chewable.


Most side effects are mild and short-lived; serious side effects are rare.[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Muscle weakness[Ref]

Nervous system

Frequency not reported: Sedation, dizziness, impaired coordination, paradoxical excitation, drowsiness, headache, anticholinergic effects (e.g., dry mouth, nose, and/or throat)[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Thicker nasal discharge[Ref]

Frequently asked questions


1. Cerner Multum, Inc. "Australian Product Information."

2. (2013) "Product Information. Unisom (doxylamine)." Pfizer U.S. Pharmaceuticals Group

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.